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Filipinos denied economic, social and cultural rights

Filipinos denied economic, social and cultural rights

One thing­ underscored as the nation retackles the Marcos dictatorship is its legacy of neoliberal policies which, far beyond even its huge corruption or ammassed debt, still impacts on the…

True Sorsogon Stories Vice Kruni Told Me

True Sorsogon Stories Vice Kruni Told Me

By Atty. Ferdinand E. Laguna Former Vice Governor Kruni Escudero has passed away. A public intellectual disquised as a street wise, street smart politician, a student of Sorsogon sociology viewed…

BAYANI

BAYANI

Ni Joven Francis Laura   Ang mga lumisan Mga dugong busilak! Mga lumaban! Nangamataya’t pinugutan! Iniwang luhaan! Mga Pamilyang pinagdusa, ng mga dugong luha! Mga tunay na bayani!   Anong…

A Sorsogon City Christmas Love Story

A Sorsogon City Christmas Love Story

By Atty. Ferdinand E. Laguna She was then a fish vendor, he was a driver/operator of his own tricycle. A May December affair. She was separated from her legal husband…

Volunteers from Sorsogon City

Volunteers from  Sorsogon City

(A Typhoon Yolanda Remembrance) By Atty. Ferdinand E. Laguna One week after Typhoon Yolanda hit Leyte Province in November 2013, a group of volunteers from Sorsogon City went to Palo…

PUBLIC STATEMENT ON FERDINAND MARCOS’ BURIAL AT THE LIBINGAN NG MGA BAYANI

PUBLIC STATEMENT ON FERDINAND MARCOS’ BURIAL AT THE LIBINGAN NG MGA BAYANI

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES Beyond the Philippine government’s decision to bury the dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes’ Cemetery, Amnesty International Philippines expresses its dismay at the government’s lack of diligence…

Rest In Peace President Ferdinand E. Marcos

Rest In Peace President Ferdinand E. Marcos

By Atty. Ferdinand E. Laguna  I was in Grade 4 when Martial Law was declared. It was a moonlit night and I and an elder brother was out in the street playing when our late Father sought us out and told us to go home…

Seven years of injustice for Ampatuan victims: REIGN OF IMPUNITY MUST END

Seven years of injustice for Ampatuan victims: REIGN OF IMPUNITY MUST END

Pooled Editorial By AlterMidya LEGAZPI CITY, 23November2016 (BicolToday.com) – THAT JUSTICE remains elusive seven years since the Ampatuan massacre proves how the culture of impunity persists today. We are alarmed…

We will never forget

We will never forget

BY ALTERMIDYA POOLED EDITORIAL, 22November2016 – The furtive burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is a heinous addition to the long list of…

Why the Late Philippine Dictator Was No Hero

Why the Late Philippine Dictator Was No Hero

Honoring Ferdinand Marcos a Gross Insult to His Victims By Phelim Kine Deputy Director, Asia Division @PhelimKine The Philippine Supreme Court has ruled that President Rodrigo Duterte can provide a “hero’s…