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SEC revocation of Rappler seen as Duterte admin moves to constrict press freedom

SEC revocation of Rappler seen as Duterte admin moves to constrict press freedom

“The Duterte regime’s revocation of Rappler’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registration, after months of articles about the Duterte regime’s anti-people drug war campaign, is clearly a move to constrict…

Media group Rappler’s certificate of incorporation revoked by SEC

Media group Rappler’s certificate of incorporation revoked by SEC

By Leslie Gatpolintan, PNA MANILA, 15Jan2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of incorporation of Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation allegedly for violating the…

Farmers ask Duterte to sign free irrigation measure into law

Farmers ask Duterte to sign free irrigation measure into law

By Raymund B. Villanueva, Kodao The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) asked President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately sign into law the free irrigation measure ratified by Congress last December 13.…

Justice-seeking Ortega family shocked over release from jail of ex-Palawan governor

Justice-seeking Ortega family shocked over release from jail of ex-Palawan governor

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan, PNA MANILA — The family of slain radioman and environmentalist Dr. Gerry Ortega was “shocked” upon learning that the Court of Appeals (CA) cleared former Palawan…

Rainy New Year’s Eve to greet PH

Rainy New Year’s Eve to greet PH

By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA — Scattered rains will prevail over most parts of the archipelago as the tail-end of a cold front continue to dump rains over Bicol and…

CPP celebrates 49th year today

CPP celebrates 49th year today

December 26, 2017 The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) celebrates its 49th founding anniversary today amid an extended martial rule across Mindanao and intensified military operations across the country.…

35,188 families affected by ‘Urduja’

35,188 families affected by ‘Urduja’

By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA, 17Dec2017 — Inclement weather and flooding brought by tropical storm “Urduja” have affected 35,188 families in Bicol, Eastern Visayas and CARAGA, the National Disaster Risk Reduction…

16K passengers stranded in ports due to ‘Urduja’

16K passengers stranded in ports due to ‘Urduja’

By Aerol John Pateña  MANILA — More than 16,000 passengers were stranded in ports across the country on Sunday in the wake of the onslaught of tropical storm “Urduja.” In…

TD ‘Urduja’ maintains strength as it moves towards Bicol region

TD ‘Urduja’ maintains strength as it moves towards Bicol region

MANILA, 13Dec2017 — Tropical depression “Urduja” has maintained its strength and heads towards the Bicol Region, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said. The state weather agency…

PNP arrests columnist in Ilocos

PNP arrests columnist in Ilocos

By Raymund B. Villanueva MANILA, Philippines, 12Dec2017 — A human rights worker, environmentalist and columnist of a regional newspaper in northern Luzon has been arrested by the Philippine National Police…

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