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International group condemns terrorist attacks in Brussels, previous incidents

International group condemns terrorist attacks in Brussels, previous incidents

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines –  Jose Maria Sison, chair of the International League of  Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) condemned the terrorist bombings in Brussels Tuesday (European…

5 Philippine candidates asked to reflect on Human Rights; questionnaires sent

5 Philippine candidates asked to reflect on Human Rights; questionnaires sent

NEW YORK, USA, (March 23, 2016) – Candidates in the May 2016 Philippine presidential election will have an opportunity to explain to voters their positions on major human rights issues,…

Germany-based NGO, Bread for the World, sees worsening human rights situation in PH

Germany-based NGO, Bread for the World, sees worsening human rights situation in PH

Geneva, Switzerland – Bread for the World, the Social Service Agency of the Protestant Church in Germany, through its Human Rights Adviser Sieglinde Weinbrenner, delivered an oral intervention on the continuing killings…

U.S. to return Bell of Bauang, La Union; displayed as ‘Philippine-American war booty’ at West Point

U.S. to return Bell of Bauang, La Union; displayed as ‘Philippine-American war booty’ at West Point

By Rodel J. Ramos WEST POINT, NEW YORK, USA (BicolToday.com) – The Bell of the Church of St. Peter and Paul of the town of Bauang, La Union, Philippines which…

Filipino imprisoned in Qatar for ‘espionage’ awaits final verdict Monday; Amnesty International appeals for retrial, ‘unfair trial’ cited

Filipino imprisoned in Qatar for ‘espionage’ awaits final verdict Monday; Amnesty International appeals for retrial, ‘unfair trial’ cited

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Filipino national Rolando Ulep, accused and imprisoned in Qatar for alleged “espionage” is now facing final verdict Monday, March 7, 2016,…

US Immigration deports Filipino for alleged human rights abuses in the Philippines

US Immigration deports Filipino for alleged human rights abuses in the Philippines

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – “We cannot allow the US to be a safe haven for human rights abusers who left in their home countries incalculable…

Iglesia Ni Cristo security group ‘men-in-black’ harass 2 reporters in US; journalist groups, NUJP alarmed

Iglesia Ni Cristo security group ‘men-in-black’ harass 2 reporters in US; journalist groups, NUJP alarmed

By BicolToday.com News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines denounces the harassment by Iglesia ni Cristo security men of US-based colleagues…

Death toll in Taiwan quake rises to 19, over 500 injured

Death toll in Taiwan quake rises to 19, over 500 injured

TAINAN, Taiwan, 7Feb2016– The death toll in a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan early Saturday rose to 19 people as rescue efforts continued Sunday, according to emergency response officials.…

Taiwan quake kills 18

Taiwan quake kills 18

TAIPEI, 7Feb2016 — The death toll of a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan has reached 18 by Sunday morning, the latest statistics from a local fire agency said. A…

Kota Kinabalu high court orders release of 10 Filipinos among 27 accused in 2013 Lahad Datu, Sabah fighting

Kota Kinabalu high court orders release of 10 Filipinos among 27 accused in 2013 Lahad Datu, Sabah fighting

By BicolToday.com News Team KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Several Filipinos jailed in connection with the stand-off in Sabah between “troops” of Sabah claimant, the Kiram family of the Sultanate of…