Reports of continued repression against the tribal peoples in Mindanao has alarmed the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao (UPLM) as they slammed the Duterte administration “for allowing the perpetuation of these reprehensible acts”.
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Responding to reports that a handful of Maranao women were allegedly abducted Cagayan de Oro and Iligan recently, a group of young Muslim men have taken the initiative to ensure that no Maranao woman life will be put in danger.
More than 1,000 law enforcers belonging to the various anti-drug units in the region have tested negative for traces of illegal substance, the Philippine National Police-10 (PNP-10) said Monday, July 30.
Progressive groups civil society, and church-related organizations joined forces in nationwide protest actions in time for Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 23.
The resetting of the Marawi City rehabilitation groundbreaking from July to last week of August was criticized by Maranaw leaders who called the initiative of the government to restore the war-ravaged city as “palpak” (failure).
The government must solve the recurring flooding with haste to ensure that progress and development of the city will be sustained and not drive away potential investors, a hotel executive said.
Despite Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s flip-flopping on the rescheduling of the peace talks, a ranking Roman Catholic official has remained optimistic that the government and the Communist rebels will still go back to the negotiating table.
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.
Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) Bishop Felixberto Calang has questioned the way more than a dozen individuals were arrested by law enforcers in General Santos City on Wednesday night.
Northern Mindanao’s crime incidence went down significantly in a span of six months this year, the Philippine National Police-10 (PNP-10) said.