Before the country’s public transport could be modernized, the Duterte government must ensure first that the needs of the Filipino people are addressed, a militant group leader said as the two-day nationwide transport protest started on Monday, October 16.
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Thousands of public utility jeepneys (PUJ) operators and drivers from Northern Mindanao will join the two-day nationwide strike, according to a transport group leader on Sunday, October 15.
The farmers inside the Central Mindanao University (CMU) cannot claim the land within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte while the proposed Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB) is still pending at the Lower House.
The New People’s Army (NPA) said Monday, October 9, that it was behind a raid on a security agency assigned to Del Monte Philippines’ plantation in Quezon, Bukidnon.
Amid series of criminal and administrative complaints filed against Mayor Oscar Moreno, about 3,000 of his supporters staged a mass action on Saturday, October 7, at the Freedom Kiosk here to show allegiance to him.
A transport group in Northern Mindanao has called on government anew to scrap the oil deregulation law instead of increasing the public utility vehicle (PUV) fares.
More than 400 motorcycle riders from all over Mindanao converged here on Saturday, September 30, to show their support to government forces who are fighting the extremists in Marawi City.
Former senate president Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. expressed his support for the mayor of this city who has been threatened with dozens of criminal and administrative cases.
The ongoing conflict in Marawi City and the consequent displacement of thousands of civilians can be linked to many factors affecting the situation in Mindanao, a multi-sectoral group composed of Christian and Muslim leaders said.
Approving the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) should not only be the initiative to solve the decades-long conflict in Mindanao, a lawmaker from Lanao del Norte said Thursday, September 28.