Immediately the next day, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) declared that the situation was under control. But even with this declaration, Duterte, upon his arrival from Russia, not only threatened to be harsh in the exercise of his martial law powers which he likened to that of Ferdinand Marcos in the 1970s, he threatened to plunge the rest of the country under military control.
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LAGUNA. As the “Martsa ng Magsasaka” enters its fourth day, they were welcomed by labor unions from the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino – Southern Tagalog chapter (BMP-ST), who hosted a program at Calamba to express their solidarity with the coco farmers.