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Journalism is NOT a crime

Journalism is NOT a crime

Statement July 31, 2018 It is a dark time for democracy and freedom when journalists are treated as criminals – arrested, beaten up, threatened, charged and prevented from doing their…

House probe on Masbate power disconnection

House probe on Masbate power disconnection

MANILA — The House Committee on Energy opened its inquiry on Monday on the P240-million dispute that led to the power supply disconnection in the whole province of Masbate. Presided…

Lewis College, others, ordered to vacate, deliver possession of land to ACBSU, Inc.

Lewis College, others, ordered to vacate, deliver possession of land to ACBSU, Inc.

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON City – In a sixteen-page decision, Judge Maximo Ables of RTC Branch 52 of Sorsogon City ordered the Lewis College, Lewis Land Corporation, and…

On its 32nd anniversary: NUJP members attacked by NutriAsia guards

On its 32nd anniversary: NUJP members attacked by NutriAsia guards

Statement July 30, 2018 As the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines marked the 32nd anniversary of our founding, a number of our members, including the deputy secretary general…

Sen. Chiz, other VIPs no show at blessing of ₱4.7–M Sorsogon prov’l satellite office

Sen. Chiz, other VIPs no show at blessing of ₱4.7–M Sorsogon prov’l satellite office

IROSIN, Sorsogon – Mistrust at the governor, Robert Lee Rodrigueza? or simply the invited distinguished guests were just busy with their hectic schedule and prior commitments? Or to put it…

Duterte Vows More Bloodshed in Philippine ‘Drug War’

Duterte Vows More Bloodshed in Philippine ‘Drug War’

In State of the Nation Address, President Attacks Rights Defenders By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Human Rights Watch @condeHRW Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed today to continue his murderous…

Ombudsman dismisses Bacolod registrar of deeds

Ombudsman dismisses Bacolod registrar of deeds

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental — The Office of the Ombudsman found Registrar of Deeds Romulo Gonzaga of Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, guilty of Grave Misconduct and Conduct Prejudicial to the…

Anakbayan hit harassment, arrest of striking Middleby workers

Anakbayan hit harassment, arrest of striking Middleby workers

BINAN CITY, Laguna – Youth group Anakbayan deplored the arrest Tuesday (July 3) and detention of seven workers of commercial cooking equipment supplier Middleby Philippines Corp. located inside the Laguna…

Media-arts alliance hisses over Inquirer’s ‘faux pas’, “A humiliating case of self-censorship”

Media-arts alliance hisses over Inquirer’s ‘faux pas’, “A humiliating case of self-censorship”

MANILA — Still breathing hard over Inquirer’s neck, an alliance of media and arts practitioners hisses over Inquirer.net’s “faux pas” as a “humiliating case of self-censorship.” “We in the media…

Ombudsman to sue Bulacan officials for operating illegal garbage dumpsite

Ombudsman to sue Bulacan officials for operating illegal garbage dumpsite

PAOMBONG, Bulacan – The Office of the Ombudsman announced Thursday it has found probable cause to charge former mayor Isagani Castro and 10 other local officials of Paombong, Bulacan, with…