Philipine marines on their way to an assault on the hideout of Muslim militants near the town center in Marawi, in southern island of Mindanao on May 28, 2017. Islamist militants who have gone on a rampage in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians including women and children, the military said on May 28, as fighting entered the sixth day. Photo: AFP

Philippines armed forces to quell conflict, keep Dutertenomics on track, finance secretary says

An armed conflict in Marawi City has not spread, and has not derailed the government’s ambitious infrastructure and social programme, said Philippine Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez III.

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Philipine marines on their way to an assault on the hideout of Muslim militants near the town center in Marawi, in southern island of Mindanao on May 28, 2017. Islamist militants who have gone on a rampage in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians including women and children, the military said on May 28, as fighting entered the sixth day. Photo: AFP
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