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Masbate NPA foils police assault, shoots dead cop, injures another

Masbate NPA foils police assault, shoots dead cop, injures another

CLAVERIA, Masbate – A policeman was killed and another wounded when their group, attempting to launch an assault against an NPA unit resting at a remote barangay of this town,…

Movement Against Tyranny mobilizing people for Sept 21 rally despite Duterte warnings

Movement Against Tyranny mobilizing people for Sept 21 rally despite Duterte warnings

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – A newly-organized group, Movement Against Tyranny, is mobilizing people to join the mammoth September 21 rally against the looming shift of…

Movement Against Tyranny hits House on P1,000 budget for CHR; mammoth rally Sept 21

Movement Against Tyranny hits House on P1,000 budget for CHR; mammoth rally Sept 21

MANILA – The Movement Against Tyranny condemns the House of Representatives for slashing the budget of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to P1,000 for the year 2018. If approved,…

CHR’s Php 1K budget: groundwork to dictatorship

CHR’s Php 1K budget: groundwork to dictatorship

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Preparing the groundwork to dictatorship. This is how Hustisya described when Duterte allies in the Houses gave the Commission on Human…

Philippines: Abusive ‘Drug War’ Targets Children

Philippines: Abusive ‘Drug War’ Targets Children

2 New Summary Killings Heighten Urgency of UN Inquiry New York, September 9, 2017 – The apparent extrajudicial executions by Philippine police of two children over a three-day period underscores the need…

NPA owns assassination of police officer in Bulan, Sorsogon

NPA owns assassination of police officer in Bulan, Sorsogon

By Bicol Today News Team SORSOGON CITY – The New People’s Army in the province has owned the killing Thursday of a police officer in Bulan. In a statement posted at the…

‘Ethnic cleansing!’ – protesting Bangsamoro, Mindanao ethnic leaders to Manila under Lakbayan 2017

‘Ethnic cleansing!’ – protesting Bangsamoro, Mindanao ethnic leaders to Manila under Lakbayan 2017

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA. Bicol Region – “Killing our peoples are reaching ethnocidal and genocidal proportions”, lamented ethnic leaders from Mindanao travelling to Manila to voice out their…

Tabaco City village wants urgent rehab for notorious minor young drug user, robber

Tabaco City village wants urgent rehab for notorious minor young drug user, robber

By Manly M. Ugalde TABACO City, Albay, 39Aaug2017 — A barangay here has been desperately urging the government for immediate rehabilitation of a young drug user-robber the police considered as…

Solon alarmed over changes in Public Service Act

Solon alarmed over changes in Public Service Act

By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA — A lawmaker in the House of Representatives on Tuesday sounded the alarm over the constitutionality of a measure that seeks to provide a statutory…

One more dead in Sorsogon

One more dead in Sorsogon

BULAN, Sorsogon — Four days after SPO1 Nestor Sanchez Austero of Bulan municipal police station was shot dead in Barangay Somagongsong here, a man was killed 12:30 pm, Tuesday, August…