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Smoke billows from downtown Zamboanga city, as fighting rages between government soldiers and the Muslim rebels of the MNLF

Smoke billows from downtown Zamboanga city as fighting rages between government soldiers and the Muslim rebels of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), in southern Philippines September 19, 2013. Police said the death toll in the fighting between the soldiers and the rebels has reached 104, and around 110,000 have been displaced. REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY POLITICS)

Philippines rebel standoff

The ongoing standoff has now displaced more than 100,000 people and resulted in billions of pesos (millions of dollars) losses to the city's business. (Associated Press)