Lowering the minimum age of criminal liability to 13 years old does not guarantee a decline in the volume of crimes involving young Filipino children, a social worker and a government official working in the Department of Social Welfare and Development said on Monday.
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A total of 30 higher educational institutions in the region were granted approval of their petition to increase tuition and fees for academic year 2018- 2019, an official of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) here said on Thursday.
The confluence of various democratic forces would ultimately bring down Duterte administration and not the so-called Red October ouster plot as claimed by the military, the Communist Party of the Philippines said on Thursday.
A labor group was enraged when President Rodrigo Duterte sacked Department of Labor and Employment Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod, the last Leftist official under his administration.
Progressive group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan denounced and tagged as a lie the claim of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that there is a Red October plot against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, on Monday, said she could not grant the P4500 subsidy being asked by public school teachers here, saying there is no existing law that would warrant such request.
The Duterte administration’s malicious red-tagging is now targeting a ranking church official of the Iglesia Filipinia Independiente in Mindanao.
The Kahugpungan sa Lumadnong Organisasyon-Caraga (Kasalo-Caraga), a progressive group in Caraga, said, on Wednesday, that the Lumad tribal leader who appeared in a video interview by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson to discuss the spate of killings in Mindanao was implicated in the deaths of Lumad leaders in Lianga, Surigao del Sur province back in 2015.
A network of farmers and scientists the 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 progressive Moro group, on Tuesday, was enraged when President Rodrigo Duterte visited and honored the 14 soldiers involved in the killing of seven Tausug youth in Patikul, Sulu, saying it insults and adds to the emotional injury suffered by the families of the slain civilians.