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PNoy’s stand on RH, RP bills lauded

PNoy’s stand on RH, RP bills lauded

LEGAZPI CITY – President Aquino fully deserves congratulations for his unequivocal endorsement of the enactment of the reproductive health and responsible parenthood bill (House Bill No. 4244) during the graduation…

Martial Law victims to Enrile: Marcos fought a dirty war against the Filipino people, not for them

Martial Law victims to Enrile: Marcos fought a dirty war against the Filipino people, not for them

The Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto, an organization of former political prisoners established under the Marcos dictatorship, today disputed Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile’s claims that former…

Reverse VAT to ease impact of oil price hikes, gov’t urged

Reverse VAT to ease impact of oil price hikes, gov’t urged

MANILA, Philippines – With the public bearing a new round of oil prices hikes, research group IBON reiterates its call for government to reverse the value-added tax (VAT) on petroleum…

Women rights group protest on GMA’s birthday

Women rights group protest on GMA’s birthday

MANILA, Philippines – As former Pres. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo celebrates her birthday today, family and friends of journalist and woman human rights defender Benjaline “Beng” Hernandez commemorate the 9th year…

Morong 43 file charges against GMA, AFP officials behind their arrest

Morong 43 file charges against GMA, AFP officials behind their arrest

MANILA, Philippines – Taking their struggle to the next level, former detainees and members of the so called Morong 43 trooped to the Quezon City Hall of Justice today to…

Journalists protest ‘manhandling’ by US envoy’s escorts, hospital guards

Journalists protest ‘manhandling’ by US envoy’s escorts, hospital guards

MANILA, Philippines – Journalists covering the defense beat reported being manhandled by security escorts of US Ambassador Harry Thomas during an event at the V. Luna Medical Center in Quezon…

Widow of Murdered Activist is Killed in Front of Children

Widow of Murdered Activist is Killed in Front of Children

(Editor’s Note: This article is re-posted by BICOLTODAY.com from the official website of Philippine Human Rights Reporting Project (rightsreporting.net) in commemoration of 2nd year anniversary of the brutal killing of…

Sen. Lacson back in the Philippines

Sen. Lacson back in the Philippines

By Radyo Singko 92.3 NewsFM, Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines – Senator Panfilo Lacson arrived in Cebu shortly before noon on Saturday onboard Cathay Pacific flight CX 921 from Hong…

Pass the Comprehensive RH Bill – Gabriela

Pass the Comprehensive RH Bill – Gabriela

The Reproductive Health Bill is a measure that is urgent and long overdue. It is both timely and meaningful that the House of Representatives take up this very important piece…

Banco Filipino and PDIC must work together for depositors – Escudero

Banco Filipino and PDIC must work together for depositors – Escudero

MANILA, Philippines – After the Monetary Board had placed the beleaguered Banco Filipino (BF) under the receivership of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC), Senator Chiz Escudero is prodding the…