Pro-Islamic State militants forced him to make bombs, Teresito Suganob tells BenarNews.
Presidential palace says it is too soon to name suspects in attack in Sultan Kudarat.
An improvised bomb went off while a fiesta was unfolding in Sultan Kudarat province, officials said.
Presidential spokesman shrugs off latest complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Malaysian, Indonesian, and Filipino militants were shown in an Islamic State propaganda video beheading prisoners.
Later, soldiers were deployed to track down militants in the jungle.
China may be moving to add “a nuclear element to the territorial dispute,” the Pentagon warned.
Military launches artillery assault after receiving reports of presence of insurgents' leader in the area.
Attack in 2009 killed 32 journalists who were covering a political clan seeking control of Maguindanao.
Imee Marcos urges Filipinos to put the country’s past behind them.
Liza Maza says case was meant to discredit Duterte government dissenters.
Incident comes as U.S. and British governments issue fresh security alerts.
Pilots have a standard response, the Armed Forces of the Philippines chief told reporters.
This comes as the country marks the first year anniversary of boy killed in drug war.
The Chinese-Filipino businessman received a stern warning from the new president in 2016.
Communist guerrillas and sub-leader of Abu Sayyaf militant group are among the dead, officials say.
Gill Boehringer forced to board flight to China, rights groups say.
Gill Boehringer says his detention was political persecution.
But request still has to pass through U.S. Congress; Filipino historians consider the bells’ return “a major breakthrough and victory.”
Guerrillas launched raid after peace talks with government broke down.
Group responds to passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law.
Most are still living in squalid evacuation camps, authorities and humanitarian agencies say.
GDP expands to a lesser-than-expected 6 percent in second quarter.
Gil Boehringer is the latest foreign critic targeted by the government, local rights group says.
Officials said attackers were members of pro-Islamic State group.
President Rodrigo Duterte to send diplomats after threatening to send navy warship, spokesman says.
About $15 million in reparation funds remain to be distributed, officials say.
Beijing has agreed to draft of “code of conduct” in sea dispute, Singapore's foreign minister says.
Government is on high alert after van exploded on Tuesday, killing 10.
President’s efforts follow statement from Pope Francis that capital punishment is wrong in all cases.