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Morong 43 file charges against GMA, AFP officials behind their arrest

Morong 43 file charges against GMA, AFP officials behind their arrest

MANILA, Philippines – Taking their struggle to the next level, former detainees and members of the so called Morong 43 trooped to the Quezon City Hall of Justice today to…

Journalists protest ‘manhandling’ by US envoy’s escorts, hospital guards

Journalists protest ‘manhandling’ by US envoy’s escorts, hospital guards

MANILA, Philippines – Journalists covering the defense beat reported being manhandled by security escorts of US Ambassador Harry Thomas during an event at the V. Luna Medical Center in Quezon…

Widow of Murdered Activist is Killed in Front of Children

Widow of Murdered Activist is Killed in Front of Children

(Editor’s Note: This article is re-posted by BICOLTODAY.com from the official website of Philippine Human Rights Reporting Project (rightsreporting.net) in commemoration of 2nd year anniversary of the brutal killing of…

Sen. Lacson back in the Philippines

Sen. Lacson back in the Philippines

By Radyo Singko 92.3 NewsFM, Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines – Senator Panfilo Lacson arrived in Cebu shortly before noon on Saturday onboard Cathay Pacific flight CX 921 from Hong…

Pass the Comprehensive RH Bill – Gabriela

Pass the Comprehensive RH Bill – Gabriela

The Reproductive Health Bill is a measure that is urgent and long overdue. It is both timely and meaningful that the House of Representatives take up this very important piece…

Banco Filipino and PDIC must work together for depositors – Escudero

Banco Filipino and PDIC must work together for depositors – Escudero

MANILA, Philippines – After the Monetary Board had placed the beleaguered Banco Filipino (BF) under the receivership of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC), Senator Chiz Escudero is prodding the…

2010 Bar Exam Results

2010 Bar Exam Results

Bar Topnotchers 1. Cesario Antonio Singzon Jr, Ateneo de Manila University – 89% 2. Filemon Ray Javie, Ateneo Manila University – 86.95% 3. Paolo Carlo Tolentino, Arellano University – 86.80%…

Philippines urged to protect OFWs as protests spread in Middle East

Philippines urged to protect OFWs as protests spread in Middle East

Migrante International said the government’s “slow, dismaying and disorganized action” in repatriating overseas Filipino workers who were trapped in strife-torn Libya should not be repeated in other countries in the…

EDSA at 25: Aquino is wasting legacy of People Power, say farmers

EDSA at 25: Aquino is wasting legacy of People Power, say farmers

For Filipino farmers, filling a stage with actors and performers is hardly the best way to commemorate the culmination of more than a decade’s fight against the Marcos dictatorship. “It…

Ex-Palawan, Marinduque governors, 8 others in murder raps at DOJ

Ex-Palawan, Marinduque governors, 8 others in murder raps at DOJ

MANILA, Phillipines – Ten individuals, including former high officials of Palawan and Marinduque provinces, were criminally charged on Monday before the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with the murder…