President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed that Mindanao has become more peaceful following the passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which gives Muslims full autonomy.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) has recommended the lifting of martial law in Davao City, citing the improved security situation in the area.
Fifty-one people were injured and several homes, churches and other buildings damaged on Saturday when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn, police said.
The Asian Development Bank offers help following twin explosions in Jolo.
Filipino Muslims cast their vote to ratify the landmark Bangsamoro Organic Law.
The Philippines has downplayed the travel alert reissued by Britain which warned its citizens against possible terror attacks.
Duterte approves the recommendation to place Mindanao under the martial law.
Duterte hopes the new expanded Muslim autonomy law will end conflict in Mindanao.
A powerful bomb apparently rigged to a vehicle exploded in the island of Basilan.
Philippine troops are locked in an intense urban firefight with the last remnants of a pro-Islamic State alliance.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress to extend martial law on island of Mindanao.
The Philippines and Indonesia to jointly patrol the Celebes Sea.