Some 350 accredited fishing boat owners in the town of Alicia in Zamboanga Sibugay may have availed of the government’s fuel subsidy worth Php 3,000 but the system was not prepared to ensure the smooth download of such assistance, the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) said.
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The human rights alliance Karapatan has welcomed the ruling of a Manila court on the case against the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing New People’s Army (NPA) calling it a “victory against State terrorism and intolerance to political dissent.”
A group of young tribal leaders has criticized the present National Commission of Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) leadership over questionable expenditures in the past few months.
A human rights group has urged the new members of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to uphold the commission’s “mandate and expectations” under the presidency of Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr.
The regional office of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-10) has advised commuters not to pay the new fare if drivers will not post the fare matrix on the public utility vehicles (PUVs).
The country’s Lumads are still decrying the abuses inflicted on their tribe members fifty years ago, after the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. declared martial law on September 21, 1972.
A group of victims of human rights violations have called the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr.’s martial law regime as “one of the bloodiest periods in Philippine history” and attested it can never be the ‘golden age.’
A group of young Indigenous Peoples (Lumad) appeals anew for justice for the victims of the massacres in Lianga, Surigao del Sur over the past years.
Authorities planned the entrapment operations after receiving information that the manufacture of fake gold bars and counterfeit money is rampant in Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, and Cagayan de Oro.
One of the biggest peasant groups in the country has urged the national government to revise the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) claiming it does not serve the interest of the farmers and consumers.