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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…

Criminal cases against Arroyo strong – Bayan Muna

Criminal cases against Arroyo strong – Bayan Muna

SORSOGON CITY – The Bayan Muna party-list group contended that the cases filed against former Pres. Gloria Arroyo and PCSO Manager Rosario Uriarte have strong legal basis. “The complaint was…

SUV scandal is Church ‘biggest wound’

SUV scandal is Church ‘biggest wound’

MANILA, Philippines – The Aquino administration has made a history in the Roman Catholic Church. A senior prelate said the fund mess at state-owned lottery maybe the “biggest wound” inflicted…

CBCP apologizes over PCSO fund mess

CBCP apologizes over PCSO fund mess

MANILA, Philippines – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) apologized Monday as the Church is stung over allegations that some prelates received vehicles from a state-run lottery agency.…

Bishops to return donated cars to PCSO

Bishops to return donated cars to PCSO

MANILA, Philippines – Catholic bishops who received sports utility vehicles (SUVs) from a state-owned lottery said they are returning them back to the agency. Among them is Butuan Bishop Juan…

Aquino hit for failing to prosecute Arroyo

Aquino hit for failing to prosecute Arroyo

MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno Aquino III is better heard than seen in going after former President Arroyo’s alleged corruption cases, militant church organizations said. Aquino, they said, has talked…