A militant lawmaker on Thursday wants to scrap the regressive provisions of the TRAIN law and not just suspending the excise tax on oil in an attempt to weaken the impact of continued high prices of basic commodities, especially on food items.
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A broadcast journalist based in Kidapawan City has filed her certificate of candidacy on Monday in a bid to seek an elective post in the coming 2019 elections.
A national network of Muslim clerics in the country has called for unity to win both the hearts and minds of the electorate in the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region leading towards the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law.
A church leader of a homegrown Christian church who was the subject of red-tagging campaign last month is now fearing for his life after a fresh wave of malicious vandalisms were painted on the concrete walls of a bridge and on walls along a highway outside his church jurisdiction.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Mindanao has called President Rodrigo Duterte as mass murder over the spate of unabated killings that targeted the indigenous people and Moro people in Mindanao.
A B’laan farmer was shot and killed by suspected military forces in Sitio Mahayag, Barangay Upper Suyan, Malapatan, Sarangani province, a spokesperson of a human rights group said on Tuesday.
To abate the threats on marine and coastal habitat degradation of Davao Gulf, a panel of experts in marine ecosystem is mulling to create a network of Marine Protected Areas in Davao region that could play a vital role in , sustaining the efforts on protection and conservation of the coastal and marine environment across the country.
A progressive Moro said, on Tuesday, that the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ war against Muslims in Mindanao is far from over, noting that there’s an increase of military deployments in Mindanao.
The network of farmers, scientists under Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG in Mindanao), has expressed concern on the decision of the Department of Agriculture to import more agricultural products amid the rice crisis that the country is facing.
A human rights advocacy group here decried the latest vilification against an Aglipayan bishop who was tagged allegedly by the military as supporter of the New People’s Army (NPA), the armed-wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).