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Dictator Marcos wife Imelda guilty of 7 counts of graft

Dictator Marcos wife Imelda guilty of 7 counts of graft

By Perfecto Raymundo, Jr. MANILA — The Sandiganbayan on Friday convicted the wife of dictator President Ferdinand Marcos, former First Lady and now Ilocos Norte 2nd District Rep. Imelda Marcos…

NUJP lauds former chair Inday Espina-Varona for bagging RSF Press Freedom Award for Independence

NUJP lauds former chair Inday Espina-Varona for bagging RSF Press Freedom Award for Independence

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines congratulates our former chair, Inday Espina-Varona for winning the Prize for Independence handed out by Reporters Without Borders in London. We thank…

₱25 wage increase can only buy half-kilo rice

₱25 wage increase can only buy half-kilo rice

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Makabayan chairman Neri Colmenares hit the ₱25 wage increase approved by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), saying that this would not even…

Another Rights Lawyer Murdered in the Philippines, Killing Highlights Land Conflict in Negros 

Another Rights Lawyer Murdered in the Philippines, Killing Highlights Land Conflict in Negros 

By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Human Rights Watch @condeHRW By most accounts, Benjamin Ramos died doing exactly what he had always done as a human rights lawyer: helping his clients free…

₱25 wage increase ‘mumu lang’ – Colmenares

₱25 wage increase ‘mumu lang’ – Colmenares

MANILA — Makabayan senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares today hit the supposed ₱25 wage increase being floated by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) saying that this is mere crumbs.…

Child Rights Network wants justice for girl raped by police officer; 32,000 orphaned in anti-drug war, half million children deprived of parents serving in jail

Child Rights Network wants justice for girl raped by police officer; 32,000 orphaned in anti-drug war, half million children deprived of parents serving in jail

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Child rape is only one of several crimes perpetrated against children as a result of the Government’s war on drugs. 1…

“Macho-fascism”, under-reported form of sex abuse by cops, says editors guild

“Macho-fascism”, under-reported form of sex abuse by cops, says editors guild

MANILA – The college editors’ group describes the incident about a policeman raping a girl in exchange for clearing her father in a drug list as a form of “macho-fascism”.…

Duterte must focus on the economy – says youth group

Duterte must focus on the economy – says youth group

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Youth group Anakbayan has challenged President Duterte to solve the worsening economic crisis, rather than dabble about the alleged Red October plot which is…

Moro group blames Duterte for the massacre of Tausug evacuees

Moro group blames Duterte for the massacre of Tausug evacuees

By Raymund B. Villanueva, KODAO National minority group Suara Bangsamoro blamed President Rodrigo Duterte for the massacre of seven Tausug civilians Friday in Patikul, Sulu by the Armed Forces of…

Think Tank group cautions PH economic team on Beijing infra loan deals

Think Tank group cautions PH economic team on Beijing infra loan deals

MANILA – Infrastructure-oriented think-tank, Infrawatch PH, urged the Duterte economic team to ensure that no onerous infrastructure loans will be made with Beijing. “What the public expects from the high-level…

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