Duterte says Palace won’t declare martial law in Negros Island 

      MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not declare martial law in the Negros Islands in view of the spate of killings in region. Speaking before newly-elected officers of the League of the Cities of the Philippines and Liga ng mga Barangay, the President clarified that when he said he would do something "drastic" to quell the killings in Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental, he was just referring to the deployment of more soldiers in the island. "Sinabi kong drastic action it was just punuin ko ng sundalo just like Jolo I have one division tapos magpadala pa ako ng dagdag," Duterte said. The President claimed th...Keep on reading: Duterte says Palace won’t declare martial law in Negros Island 

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