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Andal Sr. arraignment set on June 1

Andal Sr. arraignment set on June 1

MANILA, Philippines – Arraignment for Andal Ampatuan Sr., one of the principal accused in the Maguindanao massacre, has finally been scheduled on June 1, Wednesday, as per the Omnibus Order…

Budget woes, shortages imperil school opening in June – youth solon

Budget woes, shortages imperil school opening in June – youth solon

MANILA, Philippines – As classes are set to resume in June, Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond ‘Mong’ Palatino today warned that the lack of education budget poses a threat to the…

Sen. Escudero naaksidente sa Q.C.

Sen. Escudero naaksidente sa Q.C.

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Nagtamo ng bahagyang pinsala si Senador Chiz Escudero sa isang aksidente sa Cubao district lungsod ng Quezon huwebes ng gabi. Sa report nasugatan ang kamay ng…

VFA has to be junked despite terror threats — LFS

VFA has to be junked despite terror threats — LFS

MANILA, Philippines — Despite alleged threats of terrorist attack, in connection with the death of the al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the League of Filipino Students (LFS) urged the…

P13-wage increase insufficient

P13-wage increase insufficient

MANILA, Philippines – The Php13-wage hike proposed by employers is not enough to even restore the real wage to its June 2010 level, said research group IBON, adding that inflation…

Terror threats may be used to let US military bases return – Bishop

Terror threats may be used to let US military bases return – Bishop

MANILA, Philippines – Fears of retaliatory attacks by followers of Osama bin Laden in the Philippines could be used as reason for the return of US military bases in the…

Clergy rejects hero’s burial for Marcos

Clergy rejects hero’s burial for Marcos

MANILA, Philippines ―A group of clergy from the Visayan region has categorically rejected a hero’s burial for the late President Ferdinand Marcos. The Visayas Clergy Discernment Group (VCDG), consisting of…

Rice price monitoring group urges halt to NFA privatization

Rice price monitoring group urges halt to NFA privatization

MANILA, Philippines – Bantay Bigas, a rice price monitoring group comprised of rice industry multistakeholders recently urged the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to stop pushing for the privatization of the…

NUJP urges better wages, conditions for media workers on Labor Day

NUJP urges better wages, conditions for media workers on Labor Day

MANILA, Philippines – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) marked Labor Day by calling for job security, better wages and working conditions for media workers. “On Labor…

Speak the truth without fear — CBCP head

Speak the truth without fear — CBCP head

MANILA, Philippines —The triumphant joy of the Resurrection should challenge every Christian to preach the truths of faith without fear in the face of ongoing attacks on the dignity of…