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Canadian parliamentary report on East Asia cites human rights abuses in the Philippines

Canadian parliamentary report on East Asia cites human rights abuses in the Philippines

OTTAWA, A recently adopted report of Canada’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development entitled CANADA’S ENGAGEMENT WITH EAST ASIA dated November 2018 cited concerns over both extra-judicial killings…

Police confirms arrest of two peasant leaders in Cagayan de Oro

Police confirms arrest of two peasant leaders in Cagayan de Oro

A joint military and police operation captured Datu Jomorito Goaynon and Ireneo Udarbe last night after a local court issued their arrest. The arrest warrant was issued by Judge Emmanuel…

Alert, response system up for media threats amid mid-term polls

Alert, response system up for media threats amid mid-term polls

MANILA, Philippines – In a bid to be more efficient and effective in responding to continued attacks on media practitioners, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines has strengthened…

Progressive Christians in unity gathering at Rajah Sulayman Park, January 25 

Progressive Christians in unity gathering at Rajah Sulayman Park, January 25 

MANILA, Philippines – Different Christian traditions, sects, and denominations will join in a prophetic chorus to proclaim the God’s calling to choose LIFE (Deuteronomy 30:15-29), to defend the rights of…

Protect our children from iron-fisted fascist state – CEGP

Protect our children from iron-fisted fascist state – CEGP

QUEZON CITY – House Justice panel on Thursday, January 22, approved the lowering of minimum age of criminal responsibility to nine (9) years old despite staunch opposition among child-rights group…

Banac, ex-Police Director of Sorsogon, is new PNP acting Spokesperson

Banac, ex-Police Director of Sorsogon, is new PNP acting Spokesperson

MANILA – Police Senior Supt. Bernard Banac, former director of Sorsogon Police Provincial Office in 2014, is appointed as PNP’s new acting spokesperson. The appointment was announced Monday, he assumes…

Contrary to Andaya’s assertion, Sorsogon is not “most favored” in budgetary allocations by Diokno

Contrary to Andaya’s assertion, Sorsogon is not “most favored” in budgetary allocations by Diokno

By BicolToday.com News Team House of Representatives, Quezon City — Casiguran Mayor Edwin Hamor claimed that his town is “not a most-favored” municipality with budgetary allocations from Budget Benjamin Diokno…

Woman in Daet, Camarines Norte, nabbed for P300 thou worth of “shabu”

Woman in Daet, Camarines Norte, nabbed for P300 thou worth of “shabu”

DAET, Camarines Norte – A woman inside her car was nabbed by anti-narcotics agents for possessing more than P300,000 worth of suspected shabu. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in…

PNA fake news proves gov’t hand in red-tagging – NUJP

PNA fake news proves gov’t hand in red-tagging – NUJP

NUJP STATEMENT: When a number of tabloids came out on January 7 with totally false banner stories on the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines’ supposed links to the…

PAGCOR top man Alfredo Lim gives out foodstuff to disaster victims in Bicol

PAGCOR top man Alfredo Lim gives out foodstuff to disaster victims in Bicol

By Joey Natividad TIGAON, Camarines Sur — PAGCOR finds time to share gifts with lowly folks when, on Saturday, January 5, 2019, in time for the Three Kings, the Chief…