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Philippine Authorities Disclose Drug Suspect’s HIV Status

Philippine Authorities Disclose Drug Suspect’s HIV Status

Privacy Breach Highlights Discrimination Against People with HIV  By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division @condeHRW Following the arrest of 11 men in a Manila business district hotel room on Tuesday on suspicion…

A Call for Lawyers

A Call for Lawyers

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Being in prison enables one to witness the microcosm of Philippine society where “Lord of the Flies” culture is prevalent. But one thing is common among…

Peace Advocates Call for Return to the Negotiating Table

Peace Advocates Call for Return to the Negotiating Table

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kapayapaan, an alliance of advocates for a just peace, deplores President Rodrigo Duterte’s sudden and unjustified cancellation/termination of the peace talks with the National Democratic Front…

Philippines’ Duterte Signals Resumption of Murderous ‘Drug War’

Philippines’ Duterte Signals Resumption of Murderous ‘Drug War’

Return of Police Anti-Drug Operations Boosts Risk of Summary Killings Phelim Kine Deputy Director, Asia Division Human Rights Watch @PhelimKine Brace for more bloodshed. That’s the key takeaway from a speech…

NUJP statement on the 8th year anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre

NUJP statement on the 8th year anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre

Nov. 23, 2017 On this day eight years ago, a crime that set new records in vileness was committed on a hilltop in Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman, Ampatuan, Maguindanao. There,…

PAHAYAG NG PAMILYA NG MGA BIKTIMA NG PAMAMASLANG SA PANAHON NG UNDAS

PAHAYAG NG PAMILYA NG MGA BIKTIMA NG PAMAMASLANG SA PANAHON NG UNDAS

Ika- 31 ng Oktubre, 2017 Batid namin na ang kamatayan ay darating sa bawat tao.  Mahirap mang tanggapin ito, ngunit ito ay itinatakda ng batas ng buhay.  Ngunit  ang pagdadalamhati…

Aging of Kasanggayahan Festival cash advance contrary to COA rules

Aging of Kasanggayahan Festival cash advance contrary to COA rules

Marginal Note By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. This part of the year, Sorsogon Province will celebrate its foundation anniversary dubbed as Kasanggayahan 2017 were music, talents, shows, pageantry, celebrity hops,…

Philippines’ Duterte Backpedals on Abusive ‘Drug War’

Philippines’ Duterte Backpedals on Abusive ‘Drug War’

Police Operations Suspended Over Public Outcry, Trade Threat Phelim Kine Deputy Director, Asia Division @PhelimKine Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is finally feeling the heat. On Thursday, he buckled to growing…

Duterte’s ‘revolutionary government’ is nothing but dictatorship

Duterte’s ‘revolutionary government’ is nothing but dictatorship

Statement by the Movement Against Tyranny October 15, 2017 Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s idea of a “revolutionary government” is nothing else but the one-man dictatorship that he has been repeatedly dreaming…

Sorsogon City UV Express Terminal non-compliant with LTFRB guidelines

Sorsogon City UV Express Terminal non-compliant with LTFRB guidelines

Marginal Note By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. After experiencing a sort of rigodon, the terminal of UV Express here plying the Daraga Legaspi City route housed itself adjacent to a…