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Child of Morong 43 detainee celebrated birthday inside jail

Child of Morong 43 detainee celebrated birthday inside jail

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – With her mother, relatives, friends, and children of the Morong 43, Trixie Gab yesterday celebrated her 4th birthday inside the Women’s Dormitory at Metro Manila District Jail…

Aquino urged to implement effective adaptation programs

Aquino urged to implement effective adaptation programs

Climate activists slam the Aquino government for paying lip service to implementing effective climate change adaptation strategies, well in fact, the government has failed to take adequate steps in preparing…

P-Noy endorsement of RH bill urged

P-Noy endorsement of RH bill urged

LEGAZPI CITY — President Benigno Aquino III should complement his advocacy on voluntary family planning, birth spacing and contraceptive use by likewise endorsing the immediate passage of the reproductive health…

Group welcomes P-noy directive for review of Morong 43 case

Group welcomes P-noy directive for review of Morong 43 case

A group of former political prisoners, Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA), today welcomed the directive of Pres. Benigno Aquino III to Justice Sec. Leila de Lima…

Bayan hits Aquino for not bringing up VFA with Obama

Bayan hits Aquino for not bringing up VFA with Obama

Cause-oriented groups are not too happy with the failure of President Benigno Aquino III to raise the issue of the controversial Visiting Forces Agreement and the overstaying American troops in…

Aquino signing of millennium challenge account paves way for more problematic policies

Aquino signing of millennium challenge account paves way for more problematic policies

Pres. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino is set to witness the signing of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) during his US visit, but research group IBON warns that the agreement is biased…

Will RP gain from Aquino U.S. visit?

Will RP gain from Aquino U.S. visit?

Research group IBON today warned that the much-hyped US visit of Pres. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino may result in more harm than good, as the group expressed serious concern that his…

NUJP cautions vs charging media for hostage incident

NUJP cautions vs charging media for hostage incident

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) cautions government on filing charges against, or even attributing criminal liability to, journalists over the bloody August 23 hostage taking incident…

Judicial revolt and Aquino’s mispriorites

The judges’ threat to stage a “revolt” and resign is not just a reaction to poor priorities set in the national budget. It is indicative of dissatisfaction that has started…

SELDA slams abduction of former political prisoners’ son in Cebu

SELDA slams abduction of former political prisoners’ son in Cebu

Fr. Dionito Cabillas, National Secretary General of the Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA), today decried the recent abduction and torture of Elke Bacalso, son of former…