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Movement Against Tyranny hits House on P1,000 budget for CHR; mammoth rally Sept 21

Movement Against Tyranny hits House on P1,000 budget for CHR; mammoth rally Sept 21

MANILA – The Movement Against Tyranny condemns the House of Representatives for slashing the budget of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to P1,000 for the year 2018. If approved,…

CHR’s Php 1K budget: groundwork to dictatorship

CHR’s Php 1K budget: groundwork to dictatorship

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Preparing the groundwork to dictatorship. This is how Hustisya described when Duterte allies in the Houses gave the Commission on Human…

₱900 M “kill budget” over ₱1K “human rights” budget a shameful act, says Sorsogon Bishop

₱900 M “kill budget” over ₱1K “human rights” budget a shameful act, says Sorsogon Bishop

SORSOGON CITY – The House-approved a P900-million ($18-million) budget for Oplan Double Barrel, the police’ anti-illegal drugs campaign, over a measly P1,000 ($20) budget for human rights protection has caused…

Human Rights Watch reaction to House’s CHR vote

Human Rights Watch reaction to House’s CHR vote

  The move by the Philippines House of Representatives to appropriate a mere 1,000 pesos (about $20) to the Commission on Human Rights for its 2018 budget would deal a…

Mariano rejected as DAR secretary; farmers protest

Mariano rejected as DAR secretary; farmers protest

By Raymund B. Villanueva, Kodao MANILA, Philippines — The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) condemned the rejection of Rafael Mariano as Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) secretary and blamed President Rodrigo…

Solon alarmed over changes in Public Service Act

Solon alarmed over changes in Public Service Act

By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA — A lawmaker in the House of Representatives on Tuesday sounded the alarm over the constitutionality of a measure that seeks to provide a statutory…

Customs smuggling controversy ‘sizzling hot’ on Duterte anti-corruption drive

Customs smuggling controversy ‘sizzling hot’ on Duterte anti-corruption drive

MANILA, 27Aug2017 – BAYAN reacted tersely on the stinking smuggling controversy at the Bureau of Customs implicating President Duterte’s son on the billion-peso smuggling operations. “The expose on corruption in…

Grief, anger run high over Kian’s funeral; police “kill-for-money” exposed

Grief, anger run high over Kian’s funeral; police “kill-for-money” exposed

By Bicol Today News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Anti-Duterte sentiments among the militant and progressive sectors in Manila heat up as slain minor student Kian de los…

Department of Education condemns killing of Kian Delos Santos

Department of Education condemns killing of Kian Delos Santos

MANILA – The Department of Education strongly condemns the shooting of Kian Loyd Delos Santos, a Grade 11 student of Our Lady of Lourdes Senior High School in Valenzuela, by…

NGO Center for Environmental Concerns supports House move to investigate Reclamations’ socio-eco impacts

NGO Center for Environmental Concerns supports House move to investigate Reclamations’ socio-eco impacts

QUEZON CITY – The Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC) – Philippines supports the House Resolution filed by Makabayang Coalition ng Mamamayan (MAKABAYAN) representatives in Congress on August 16, 2017 that…

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