Thirteen civilians, including minors and members of a local indigenous people’s organization, were reportedly arrested in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon on Sunday and presented to media as captured rebels by the armed forces, a local indigenous peoples’ group said.
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The progressive Makabayan bloc in Congress said the absence of President Benigno Aquino III in the resumption of Congress’ hearing on the Mamasapano incident Tuesday is a cover-up.
The couple killed by a government militia in Kapalong, Davao del Norte province last Saturday owns the only corn mill in an interior village.
Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate urged the government to be transparent and reveal the real cause of the Mindanao-wide Easter Sunday outage.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte expects the new representative for the indigenous people in the city to talk with the New People’s Army whose members in the countrysides are mostly IPs.
A “dispatcher”, commonly known as barker, can earn a minimum of P200 after a few hours of calling passengers to ride public utility jeepneys or cabs.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he wants a “summary hearing” on cops who initially tested positive on illegal drug use so that he can kick him out of the Philippine National Police sooner.
The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (CPMA) announces that it has revised the rules governing the 65th year contest.
A member of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit in Agusan del Sur has filed a petition for a Writ of Amparo and Habeas Corpus against leaders of indigenous peoples (IP) organizations who allegedly “convinced” the Banwaon tribe community to evacuate from their homes.
Around 5,000 women have undergone the Sari-Sari Store Training and Access to Resources (STAR) program, a partnership between the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Coca-Cola Philippines on Wednesday morning.