DAVAO CITY — A researcher for a “lumad” school who had been tagged as a New People’s Army (NPA) leader has been set free after she spent a year and three months in jail for a crime that a court said she did not commit.Read more
MANAOAG, Pangasinan: A criminology student and his friend were killed when the motorcycle they were riding crashed onto a concrete post along the national highway in Barangay Babasit of this town. Two others were seriously injured in a separate accident when their vehicles collided in Sual town on Saturday night. Chief Insp. Dave Mahilum, Manaoag […]Read more
Relief operations for people affected by “Urduja” have started, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement issued on Sunday, Dec. 17, a day after the tropical storm made landfall in Eastern Samar.
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An indigenous peoples (IP) rights group slammed as “fake news” the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) denial that soldiers have been blocking food and aid for evacuees in a village in Lianga, Surigao del Sur.
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Dec. 20, 2005 The Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC), the Philippines’ highest policymaking body on agrarian reform, decides with finality to distribute Hacienda Lusisita in Tarlac province and revoke the stock distribution option (SDO.) The SDO is a scheme under the 1988 Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program which allows workers to own shares of stock instead […]Read more
The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has released a new list of local chief executives in Calabarzon who will be stripped of their powers over the local police. Calabarzon is composed of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon. Ronald Banzuela, acting provincial officer of Napolcom Batangas, said Resolution 2017-611 containing the list was approved on November […]
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