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Ortega’s family seeks a million signatures for justice, press freedom

Ortega’s family seeks a million signatures for justice, press freedom

Slain Palawan broadcaster and environmentalist Doc Gerry Ortega would have been 48 years old today. He was killed last Jan. 24 by an assassin who pointed at former Palawan Governor…

Environmental justice group welcomes Sec. de Lima’s decision to monitor Dr. Ortega’s case

Environmental justice group welcomes Sec. de Lima’s decision to monitor Dr. Ortega’s case

Environmental justice group Task Force Justice Environmental Defenders lauded Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s decision to personally monitor the case of slain Palawan broadcaster and anti-mining activist Dr. Gerry Ortega.…

Groups ask CA not to confirm Paje as DENR secretary

Groups ask CA not to confirm Paje as DENR secretary

Environmental activists lead by Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment support the Senate Commission on Appointment’s deferment of the approval of Ramon Paje’s appointment as Department of Environment and Natural…

PNoy’s speech like “wangwang”, empty noise to cover up people’s gut issues – youth solon

PNoy’s speech like “wangwang”, empty noise to cover up people’s gut issues – youth solon

Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond ‘Mong’ Palatino today likened President Aquino’s SONA with the sound of “wangwang”, which the youth solon said embodies the empty rhetoric that mutes the “gut issues”…

State of the Nation Address: President Benigno S. Aquino III

State of the Nation Address: President Benigno S. Aquino III

State of the Nation Address of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines  [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House…

SONA 2010 Promises vs Perfomance: Facts and Figures

SONA 2010 Promises vs Perfomance: Facts and Figures

The public deserves better than a selective presentation of facts and figures in the president’s first year, and is hoping to be given a whole picture of the state of…

NUJP: Zaldy’s hospitalization underlines need for more vigilance

NUJP: Zaldy’s hospitalization underlines need for more vigilance

The admission of suspended ARMM governor Zaldy Ampatuan into the Philippine Heart Center for a medical checkup highlights the need for heightened vigilance against attempts to subvert the arduous search…

US pushing PH into war – labor groups

US pushing PH into war – labor groups

MANILA, Philippines – “In its desperation to expand its military presence in the country and the region, the US is pushing the Philippines into war, refusing to even give lip…

Supreme Court orders AFP to produce Jonas Burgos

Supreme Court orders AFP to produce Jonas Burgos

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday to produce before the court the missing political activist Jonas Burgos. In a…

NUJP STATEMENT: Politics should not stand in the way of justice

NUJP STATEMENT: Politics should not stand in the way of justice

We are extremely worried by recent statements emanating from Malacanang regarding the offer of Zaldy Ampatuan to testify as state witness against his relatives in the gruesome Ampatuan massacre of…