President Rodrigo Duterte is the “chief political agent and hatchet man of the landlords and the agri-corporations not only in Davao but in the entire country.”
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Political hopefuls should stop using government funds and resources to woo votes, a poll watchdog said on Tuesday as the campaign period for senators and party-list groups officially started today, February 12 with political bets on a campaign trail to woo votes from voters across the country.
A militant human rights group on Monday lambasted the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for allegedly detaining two women who were human rights workers in Cagayan de Oro City, in what they described as a sweeping crackdown against groups critical to the Duterte administration.
A lawmaker has called on the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to step up efforts in dismantling the operations of KAPA Community Ministry International, Inc that is involved in what he termed as “large-scale investment fraud” in key cities in Mindanao, luring investors with a promise of bigger earnings.
The peace group Sowing the Seeds of Peace (SSP) said the death of National Democratic Front peace consultant was a big blow to the peace process and apparently sends a chilling effects to peace advocates.
A progressive Moro group is hopeful that the deadly explosion that hit a Roman Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu on Sunday morning will not be used to divide the Christian and Muslim communities amid persistent threats of terrorism from lawless groups, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Lumad leader Datu Jomorito Goaynon,chairperson of Kalumbay Regional Lumad Organization, and Ireneo Udarbe, chairperson of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas-Northern Mindanao Region, were reported missing since last Jan.28.
At least 18 dead and 83 others wounded when a bomb went inside a Roman Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu on Sunday morning in what authorities claimed to be the handiwork of Abu Sayyaf.
An official of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has condemned the twin bombings on Sunday in Jolo, Sulu that left 17 persons dead and wounded 57 others.
Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros should read police reports or perhaps work on grassroots issues before making a claim that the lowering the minimum age of criminal liability is immoral, ineffective and unscientific, according to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.