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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…

Salceda’s district gets whopping ₱8 billion under 2018 GAA

Salceda’s district gets whopping ₱8 billion under 2018 GAA

By Manly M. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – Albay Rep. Joey Salceda once again proved his dominance in Bicol in securing congressional district funding, a feat once proven for 20…

Government media hit for ‘fake news’ on Federalism Forum in Albay

Government media hit for ‘fake news’ on Federalism Forum in Albay

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region — Concerned citizens Monday protested over the erroneous report by government media outlets regarding the public forum on Federalism in Albay last Friday, for…

CPP to Duterte’s war cry: Too drunk with power

CPP to Duterte’s war cry: Too drunk with power

LEGAZPI CITY, 8 July 2018 — Reacting to the tongue-lashing President Duterte’s “let’s go to war”rhetoric, the underground Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) dished out a strongly worded statement…

Journalists mourn “death” of Inquirer.net’s freedom, caving into demands of comedian-turned Senate President

Journalists mourn “death” of Inquirer.net’s freedom, caving into demands of comedian-turned Senate President

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Tough-minded and independent journalists mourned the death of Inquirer.net’s media freedom when it broke up its editorial policies and independence by…

Sorsogon barangay politics: only 28 among 64 village chiefs take oath before Mayor Lee

Sorsogon barangay politics: only 28 among 64 village chiefs take oath before Mayor Lee

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna, contributor SORSOGON CITY – A total of 28 newly elected Punong Barangays out of 64 took their oath of office before City Mayor Sally Lee at…

Gunman shoots dead Batangas mayor during flag ceremony

Gunman shoots dead Batangas mayor during flag ceremony

By Saul Pa-a CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, 2 July 2018 — Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili was gunned down while attending Monday’s flag raising rites around 8:15 a.m. at the…

Ex-soldier killed in Sorsogon drug buy-bust

Ex-soldier killed in Sorsogon drug buy-bust

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna, contributor SORSOGON CITY – A former member of the Philippine Army was killed in a buy-buy-bust operation when he resisted arrest after selling to a poseur–buyer…

6 cops die in Samar ‘misencounter’, 9 others wounded

6 cops die in Samar ‘misencounter’, 9 others wounded

By Sarwell Meniano TACLOBAN CITY, 25 June 2018— Six junior police officers were killed while nine others were wounded in a misencounter Monday morning between patrolling cops and soldiers in…

Arrested Sorsogon village chief long under police watch-list; leader of Mayor Lee’s “drug-free program”

Arrested Sorsogon village chief long under police watch-list; leader of Mayor Lee’s “drug-free program”

SORSOGON CITY – Misael Larosa, the incoming barangay captain of Sampaloc, this city, who was nabbed in a buy-bust operation Friday, has been in the police watchlist as a “high-profile…

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