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Duterte’s ‘Shoot the vagina’ joke a sticky issue on International Women’s Day March 8

Duterte’s ‘Shoot the vagina’ joke a sticky issue on International Women’s Day March 8

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – President Duterte’s joke to state troops to shoot women members of the New People’s Army into the vagina as to render the women fighters…

Kodao online site down, NUJP blames cyber press harassment 

Kodao online site down, NUJP blames cyber press harassment 

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines condemns the attack on alternative news outfit Kodao Productions’ website, www.kodao.org coming as it did when other media organizations are also under…

NDF consultant arrested with no pending case

NDF consultant arrested with no pending case

By Inday Espina-Varona The lawyers of the National Democratic Front (NDF) on Thursday (February 1) accused Philippine cops of planting evidence and filing trumped-up charges against an “ailing” consultant accused…

SEC revocation of Rappler seen as Duterte admin moves to constrict press freedom

SEC revocation of Rappler seen as Duterte admin moves to constrict press freedom

“The Duterte regime’s revocation of Rappler’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registration, after months of articles about the Duterte regime’s anti-people drug war campaign, is clearly a move to constrict…

Media group Rappler’s certificate of incorporation revoked by SEC

Media group Rappler’s certificate of incorporation revoked by SEC

By Leslie Gatpolintan, PNA MANILA, 15Jan2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of incorporation of Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation allegedly for violating the…

Farmers ask Duterte to sign free irrigation measure into law

Farmers ask Duterte to sign free irrigation measure into law

By Raymund B. Villanueva, Kodao The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) asked President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately sign into law the free irrigation measure ratified by Congress last December 13.…

Justice-seeking Ortega family shocked over release from jail of ex-Palawan governor

Justice-seeking Ortega family shocked over release from jail of ex-Palawan governor

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan, PNA MANILA — The family of slain radioman and environmentalist Dr. Gerry Ortega was “shocked” upon learning that the Court of Appeals (CA) cleared former Palawan…

Rainy New Year’s Eve to greet PH

Rainy New Year’s Eve to greet PH

By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA — Scattered rains will prevail over most parts of the archipelago as the tail-end of a cold front continue to dump rains over Bicol and…

CPP celebrates 49th year today

CPP celebrates 49th year today

December 26, 2017 The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) celebrates its 49th founding anniversary today amid an extended martial rule across Mindanao and intensified military operations across the country.…

35,188 families affected by ‘Urduja’

35,188 families affected by ‘Urduja’

By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA, 17Dec2017 — Inclement weather and flooding brought by tropical storm “Urduja” have affected 35,188 families in Bicol, Eastern Visayas and CARAGA, the National Disaster Risk Reduction…