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LGBT Students Face Bullying, Abuse

Discrimination and Lack of Support Undermine Right to Education MANILA, June 22, 2017 – Students across the Philippines experience bullying and discrimination in school because of their sexual orientation and gender…

100,000 displaced in Marawi, contrary to government report – ICRC

100,000 displaced in Marawi, contrary to government report – ICRC

MANILA (BicolToday.com) — Ten days into the hostilities in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, southern Philippines, civilian lives are at stake as the number of casualties continue to grow…

246 solons voted administration tax reform package

246 solons voted administration tax reform package

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. QUEZON CITY – The tax reform package which seeks to lower personal income tax, at the same time raising the excise tax on oil and…

Youth group alarmed over Duterte’s martial law, General Año’s appointment

Youth group alarmed over Duterte’s martial law, General Año’s appointment

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region (BicolToday.com) – Progressive groups from the youth sector have raised alarm over the growing fascist rule right after President Duterte declared martial…

More than 50,000 persons displaced in Marawi under Martial Law – DSWD, Karapatan

More than 50,000 persons displaced in Marawi under Martial Law – DSWD, Karapatan

By Bicol Today News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The situation in Marawi City has already displaced more than fifty thousand persons according to government social welfare report…

Coop tax exemption retained under HB 5636

Coop tax exemption retained under HB 5636

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. QUEZON CITY – Before the scheduled recess next Friday, one hundred fifty eight House members signified their opposition to repeal the tax exemptions of cooperative…

GRP announces non-participation in fifth round of formal talks

GRP announces non-participation in fifth round of formal talks

By Raymund B. Villanueva Kodao Productions May 29, 2017 NOORDWIJK AAN ZEE, The Netherlands—The Government of the Republic of the Philippines has announced it will not participate in the fifth round…

CPP denounces Duterte regime for imposing ML in Mindanao

CPP denounces Duterte regime for imposing ML in Mindanao

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) strongly denounces the Duterte regime for imposing martial law in Mindanao and subjecting the Filipino people to military rule. Recently, Duterte has placed…

NDFP urgently calls for ‘Ramadan Amnesty’

NDFP urgently calls for ‘Ramadan Amnesty’

With the observation of Ramadan this May 26 to June 25, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) urgently calls for a Ramadan Amnesty for all political prisoners (Moro…

NDFP senior adviser urges stronger protest, consultants are in danger

NDFP senior adviser urges stronger protest, consultants are in danger

By BicolToday.com Staff 12May2017 (BicolToday.com) – Former National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief negotiator and current senior adviser Luis Jalandoni urged stronger action against tailing peace negotiators by suspected…

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