Author Archives: JIGGER J. JERUSALEM

1 month ago

House to probe looming power crisis in Camiguin

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House to probe looming power crisis in Camiguin

Impending higher electric bills, alleged mismanagement, and unpaid loans and losses in hundreds of millions of pesos are among the issues the electric cooperative in Camiguin will be explaining to the members of the Lower House as residents in this island-province are bracing for what could become a looming power crisis in one of the country’s prime tourist destinations.

2 months ago

NAPC, Mindanao leaders ask Duterte for resumption of peace talks

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NAPC, Mindanao leaders ask Duterte for resumption of peace talks

Apprehensive that the re-scheduling of the peace talks could further result to the escalation of the armed conflict and dislocation of civilians especially in the countryside, Mindanao multi-sectoral leaders have asked the Duterte administration to push for the resumption of the negotiation and to “do all the necessary steps and forward reforms that would end poverty in all forms.”

2 months ago

RITUAL FOR PEACE

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RITUAL FOR PEACE

A Higaonon tribal leader performs “singampo,” a ritual purposely asking the “Magbabaya” (Creator) to protect them and their children and to hasten their return to their community, on Monday, June 19, in Cagayan de Oro City. (More…) (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

2 months ago

Tribal leader dismayed by delay in peace talks

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Tribal leader dismayed by delay in peace talks

A tribal leader has expressed his dismay over the resetting of the peace talks between the Duterte administration and the ​c​ommunist rebels saying the indigenous peoples (IPs) of Mindanao are the first victims of the ongoing armed conflict being waged by the guerrillas against the government.

2 months ago

In light of Scully conviction, DOJ warns child porn video owners, sharers

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In light of Scully conviction, DOJ warns child porn video owners, sharers

Following the conviction of Australian pedophile Peter Gerard Scully for qualified trafficking and sexual abuse of female minors, the Regional Prosecutor’s Office has warned individuals who may have possessed or circulated pornographic photo ​graph​s or video​ clips​ online, whether related to the case or not, that such act is punishable by law.