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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…

Group supports Ortega family’s motion for reconsideration on Doc. Gerry’s case

Group supports Ortega family’s motion for reconsideration on Doc. Gerry’s case

MANILA, Philippines – “We support the Ortega family’s quest for justice and the filing of a motion for reconsideration to reverse the DOJ decision clearing former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes…

ProGay asks church, city dads to respect LGBT rights, provide support services

ProGay asks church, city dads to respect LGBT rights, provide support services

BAGUIO CITY – PROGAY Metro Baguio is calling on leaders of the Christian churches and the Baguio City government to refrain from attacking the human rights of the lesbian, gay,…

CBCP to probe ‘Pajero 7’ controversy

CBCP to probe ‘Pajero 7’ controversy

MANILA, Philippines — Allegations that some prelates got vehicles from a state-owned lottery agency will be at the top of the agenda of Catholic bishops when they gather next week.…

Search for Environmental Heroes continues

Search for Environmental Heroes continues

Green groups launched the Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan 2011, an awards event aiming to seek out and recognize seven Philippine heroes/ heroines of the environment– nameless individuals, organizations, or communities…

Sailing of all sea vessels cancelled in Bicol due to ‘Falcon’

Sailing of all sea vessels cancelled in Bicol due to ‘Falcon’

LEGAZPI CITY – The Albay Provincial Safety and Emergency Management Office (APSEMO) announced Wednesday that sailing of all sea vessels has been cancelled due to tropical depression “Falcon”. Albay Governor…

DOJ orders Palparan, other Army officers to answer criminal raps

DOJ orders Palparan, other Army officers to answer criminal raps

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday ordered retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan and several other military officers to answer the criminal charges filed against them…

Emulate Rizal’s heroism, President Aquino urges Filipinos

Emulate Rizal’s heroism, President Aquino urges Filipinos

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – President Benigno S. Aquino III urged Filipinos to emulate the heroism of Jose Rizal whose supreme sacrifice “paved the way for the freedom we enjoy today.”…

Impunity continues to reign under Aquino – NUJP

Impunity continues to reign under Aquino – NUJP

The murder of broadcaster Romeo Olea of dwEB-FM in Camarines Sur province early Monday morning again proves what we have said again and again – that the impunity with which…

Modern-day Rizals protest against ‘social ills’ to mark 150th birthday of nat’l hero

Modern-day Rizals protest against ‘social ills’ to mark 150th birthday of nat’l hero

MANILA, Philippines – In commemoration of Jose Rizal’s 150th birthday on June 19, youths wearing Rizal face masks staged a protest action today in Mendiola against current social ills like…