The Philippines is currently ranked as the 11th most dangerous country for tourists, according to the 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum.
Military operations continue to focus on clearing Marawi of remaining armed terrorists posing pockets of resistance, and rescuing trapped residents.
Be vigilant against the spread of unverified Maute-related reports through text and social media that only sow fear and panic among citizens.
AFP allows that some members of the Maute Group may have left Marawi alongside evacuees; Maute bomber nabbed in CDO.
After nearly a month of fighting, 242 of the ISIS-sympathetic fighters have been killed, according to the AFP.
Members of US Special Forces providing battlefield information; no boots on the ground.
No ISIS link, no indications of mental instability.
The difficulties and dangers of crafting a narrative from a tragedy in real-time.
The government peace panel will no longer sit across the negotiating table following the orders of President Rodrigo Duterte.