The move of President Rodrigo Duterte to silence the Office of the Ombudsman and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines did not sit well with the National Union of People’s Lawyers, describing such as a sign of the President’s “tyrannical tendencies.”
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The speedy confirmation of Roy Cimatu as the secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) only confirms that he is “the right man for big business plunderers and polluters,” an environmental group said.
A former member of the Philippine Army was killed in an anti-drug in Compostela Valley Province on Tuesday, October 3.
A solon from the Makabayan bloc denounced on Monday, October 2, the recent killings of two farmers in Davao region, saying these were a part of the government’s counter-insurgency program.
The Philippine Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Watch is calling to remove the country as member of the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) because of the government’s continued denial of the extra-judicial killings across the country.
Task Force Bangon Marawi reported a total of of 90,867 medical consultations and 320,800 nutrition services provided for residents of Marawi City who have been displaced by the ongoing war between government forces and Islamic State-linked militants.
Davao del Norte Representative Antonio Floirendo welcomed the graft case filed by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez at the Office of the Ombudsman over a deal between the Bureau of Corrections and Floirendo-owned Tagum Development Corporation (Tadeco).
A police officer who was held captive by the New People’s Army appealed for help from local government unit of Makilala town in North Cotabato to suspend the military operations to give way for his release.
To defeat the “fascist” Duterte-US regime, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Southern Mindanao vowed to recruit more amid the Martial Law declaration in Mindanao.
The Department of Trade and Industry is hopeful to reach its target of $62 million (P3.1 billion) export sales in the world’s biggest food fair in its bid to step up the export drive in other countries.