October 23, 2017, 3:30 pm
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Final push in Marawi City: Firefight down to last building

REMNANTS of the Maute Group, numbering around 30, are now confined in one building in Marawi City and government forces were making the final push yesterday to rid the city of the Islamic State-inspired terrorists.

20 Maute stragglers killed; Malaysian terrorist believed to be among fatalities

TWENTY more remnants of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group in Marawi City have been killed in assaults conducted by government forces on the terrorists’ lairs in Marawi City.

Maute remnants told: Surrender is only way out

ARMED Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Año yesterday told remnants of the Maute Group in Marawi City to surrender, hinting the Islamic State-inspired terrorists will end up dead if they continue fighting it out with government troops.

‘Lawyers led cover-up in Castillo death’

THERE was a clear attempt to cover up the death of hazing victim Horacio Tomas Castillo III, a University of Sto. Tomas law student, according to Manila Police District (MPD) director Chief Supt. Joel Coronel.

Cardinal Vidal, 86, a ‘true servant leader’

THE Catholic Church lost one of its four cardinals yesterday with the death of Cebu archbishop emeritus Cardinal Ricardo Vidal. He was 86.

Marawi freed from terrorists; rehab starts

AFTER almost five months of fighting between government forces and the Maute Group that left 1,000 persons dead, President Duterte yesterday declared Marawi City free from “terrorist influence.”

Maute leaders killed; Año says it’s dead end for terror group

TWO remaining leaders of the armed conflict in Marawi City were killed yesterday, together with seven of their followers, as government troops assaulted the lairs of the terrorist Maute Group.

LTFRB card: Strike scores ‘0.11 percent’

GOVERNMENT yesterday said the first of the two-day transport strike “barely affected the riding public,” so much so that it declared the resumption of work in in public offices and classes at all levels despite the strike running on its second day.  

Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks tops 300

MOGADISHU. – More than 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade.

House impeaches Bautista: Vote comes hours after poll chief quit

THE House of Representatives yesterday impeached Andres Bautista hours after he announced his resignation as chairman of the Commission on Elections, effective end of the year.


Front Page

Column of the Day

Finally, better airports

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 23,2017
‘Eight provincial airports being readied for night operations; to improve air travel, and help decongest NAIA. – Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr.’

Opinion of the Day

Who speaks for whom?

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | October 23, 2017
‘Let the people of Manicani speak for themselves and let the rest of us respect their wishes whatever that may be.’