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Bicolano priest installed as parish priest of Vatican City

Bicolano priest installed as parish priest of Vatican City

VATICAN CITY, Italy — The new parish priest in the Vatican City is a Filipino–Father Bonifacio “Ted” Lopez, born and raised in Ligao City, Albay in the Bicol region. Known…

Peasant women, Bicol groups in farmers’ protest caravan arrive in Manila

Peasant women, Bicol groups in farmers’ protest caravan arrive in Manila

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – As planned, the farmers convoy in buses from the Bicol Region started arriving in Manila on Monday. Among the participants are…

Groups decry fake modernization, support transport strike

Groups decry fake modernization, support transport strike

MANILA, 15Oct2017 — The League of Filipino Students (LFS) supports transport groups, drivers, and commuters in the two-day transport strike as protest against fake modernization schemes leading to the jeepney’s…

No work in all courts Monday due to transport strike – SC

No work in all courts Monday due to transport strike – SC

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA, 15oCT2017 — The Supreme Court (SC) announced the suspension of work in all courts nationwide on Monday in connection with a scheduled nationwide transport strike.…

Free Irrigation Service Act approved in principle by Bicam

Free Irrigation Service Act approved in principle by Bicam

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. QUEZON CITY — A priority bill filed by Coop Natcco Partylist Representative Anthony Bravo calling for the abolition of the irrigation service fees for the…

Court acquits Army officer on Jonas Burgos case

Court acquits Army officer on Jonas Burgos case

By Raymund B. Villanueva, Kodao The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QC RTC) acquitted an army officer of arbitrarily detaining disappeared activist Jonas Burgos Thursday, October 12, saying the prosecution failed to…

Youth and students march against tyranny; Duterte “unmasked” as copycat of dictator Marcos

Youth and students march against tyranny; Duterte “unmasked” as copycat of dictator Marcos

MANILA – As thousands of protesters march in the streets Thursday to call for a stop to the killings under the Duterte regime’s ‘war on drugs’, counterinsurgency ‘all-out war’, and…

Kabataang Partylist on Duterte: “The state is crumbling from the inside”

Kabataang Partylist on Duterte: “The state is crumbling from the inside”

MANILA – Kabataan Party-list joined various youth and people’s groups Thursday to remind the government that the nation has not forgotten of the horrors and struggles during Marcos’ martial law. This is…

Movement against tyranny-led rally snowballs into rainbow alliances

Movement against tyranny-led rally snowballs into rainbow alliances

MANILA – Tens of thousands trooped to the Luneta Park Thursday to express their opposition to the policy of mass murder in the guise of Pres. Duterte’s war on drugs,…

Movement Against Tyranny hits Duterte, Luneta authorities on moves to limit space for Luneta rally

Movement Against Tyranny hits Duterte, Luneta authorities on moves to limit space for Luneta rally

MANILA — It’s all systems go for the Movement Against Tyranny Sept 21 #FightTyranny #StopTheKillings protest at the Luneta, on Burnham Green, 4 pm. However, the space in Luneta “assigned”…