The Bangsamoro Basic Law will give Muslim areas of Mindanao autonomy with executive, legislature and fiscal powers. Mindanao's Marawi City has been under occupation by pro-Daesh militants since May 23.
The Philippine army says hostages in the southern city are being forced to fight and ferry wounded militants as the battle with a pro-Daesh group holed up in Marawi enters its sixth week.
National flags were raised for Independence Day in a ceremony dedicated to the scores killed in the fighting in Marawi City, which was overrun by the Daesh-linked Maute militant group three weeks ago.
Philippines troops continue to fight the pro-Daesh Maute group in Marawi City on southern Mindanao island. The siege in the Muslim-majority city in a Catholic-majority country has now entered its third week.
Marines Operations Officer Rowan Rimas says the discovery is a sign that the Daesh fighters are running away. Authorities are investigating where the money came from.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says the attack is "not the work" of Daesh. Meanwhile, the Philippine government continues airstrikes against Maute fighters in the battle for Marawi City.
Militants in a southern Philippine city are still holding hostages and defying government forces as President Duterte says local militant groups are uniting behind Daesh and becoming a major security threat.
Up to 2,000 civilians are trapped in Marawi as the military assault against the Daesh-linked Maute group continues for the eighth day.
The violence that began last week has killed dozens. Though most people have left, those still trapped are worried about being intercepted by militants at checkpoints on routes out of the city.
President Rodrigo Duterte called on various rebel forces to fight alongside government forces against Daesh-linked militants, as the military says it is close to taking back Marawi city from an extremist insurgency.
Daesh-linked Maute militants targeted the civilians in the mainly-Muslim city of Marawi on Mindanao island raising the death toll to 85 since the fighting began five days ago, military officials say.
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