The city’s vibe has changed since President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao.
ILIGAN CITY – At the end of each working day, Iliganons rush to make sure they get home before the 9:00 p.m. curfew.
Three weeks since martial law was declared in Mindanao, the usual bustling streets of Iligan now look like a ghost town at night. Shopping malls close as early as 6 p.m.
Businessmen are starting to feel the effects of martial law. In a meeting with the Iligan City Chamber of Commerce Monday, they said sales were going down since the curfew means shorter business hours.
What happens around the city hours before the curfew? Journalist Luis Liwanag took this video from Iligan City.