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Duterte clarifies his acceptance as NDF’s resource speaker

Duterte clarifies his acceptance as NDF’s resource speaker

DAVAO CITY – Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte clarified that his acceptance as resource speaker of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDF) is motivated by his aspiration for the…

Lawmakers, groups protest in Congress for higher social services budget

Lawmakers, groups protest in Congress for higher social services budget

MANILA, Philippines – On the scheduled budget hearing of the Office of the President and the Department of Education today, lawmakers and members of sectoral groups protested in Congress calling…

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…