An official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assured that the rights of indigenous peoples (IPs) would not be stripped under a.federal government.
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The battle among the three factions vying to be recognized as the true minority bloc in the House of Representatives continues.
Davao City Councilor Avegayle Dalodo Ortiz, Chair of the Committee on Children, Women and Family Relations, asked the City Council to pass a resolution supporting the pending Senate Bill increasing the age for determining statutory rape to provide stronger protection for children.
Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Dir. Gen. Oscar Albayalde’s appeal to former party-list lawmakers—including National Anti-Poverty Commission chief Liza Maza— to surrender, is wrong and an injustice, the legal counsel of the group asserted on Monday.
As the Communist Party of the Philippines denounced the recent resurrection of trumped-up cases against former congressional representatives of the Makabayan bloc, the group also warned the people of more rights abuses under the partnership of President Rodrigo Duterte and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
The New People’s Army continues to show its belligerent status in the Philippines, this, despite the fact that the regime of President Rodrigo Duterte and the Armed Forces of the Philippines has declared the revolutionary forces as “terrorists and criminals.”
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Samuel Martires as the new Ombudsman.
The Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) under the Department of Agriculture (DA) received a satisfactory performance rating from the World Bank for its well-implemented projects.
It is only through the conduct of a prudent and careful study on the contents and major subjects of the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms that the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines will fully understand its purposefulness and benefits to the Filipino people.