The Communist Party of the Philippines is expected to issue a unilateral declaration of interim ceasefire not later than March 31 in support of the fourth round of peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) set on April 2-6 in The Netherlands.
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The right to housing is a universally acknowledged human right and a basic social condition to ensure an adequate standard of living.
The Davao Light and Power Co. announced Thursday, Mar. 23 that they will conduct two 15-minute power interruptions on March 26 and March 27 affecting the city’s major areas.
The Implementing Panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front sign on Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 the new Terms of Reference for the implementation of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro after a special meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo courtesy of Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process)
When will the Duterte government learn that all-out war solves nothing but instead only heightens the resolve of the poor, deprived and oppressed Filipinos to further advance the struggle for justice, human rights and lasting peace?
Duterte’s backtracking is easily remedied. He and his government should demonstrate the political will to push through legislation to protect the rights of the country’s LGBT population, starting with same-sex marriage.
President Rodrigo Duterte is introduced to government officials of Thailand including Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak and Minister of Justice Suwaphan Tanyuvardhan upon his arrival at the Royal Thai Airforce, Military Air Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand on March 20, 2017. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go. (Robinson Niñal Jr./Presidential Photo)
By using Purple, Pernod Ricard can now offer a quality WiFi connection to customers visiting its venues in Metro Manila, whilst collecting analytics and CRM data from those logging in. The two most popular bars will also have Purple’s location services installed, enabling the team to track and subsequently act based on venue footfall, customer movement, dwell time and frequency of visits.
Will Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop deploy her warm smile or her famous “death stare” when she meets Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte in his hometown of Davao City on the southern island of Mindanao? Surely, Duterte – the instigator of a “drug war” that has killed more than 7,000 people in seven months – is worthy only of the latter.
DABAW & DIGONG. A float showing a developed Davao City and an image of President Rodrigo Duterte, the city mayor for over 22 years is seen during the Parada Dabawenyo on Thursday, March 16. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)