A tearful Marites Flor recounted her ordeal to reporters here on Friday afternoon, June 24, after she was presented to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.
There’s nothing that 38-years old, Marites Flor wants for now, but to see her family after nine months and three days in the hands of the Abu Sayyaf Group.
A former political detainee is calling on incoming members of Congress to support the amnesty for political prisoners which President-elect Rodrigo Duterte plans to do.
Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet with the country’s business leaders on Tuesday, June 21 as the conference discussing how to ensure inclusive growth with the new administration’s 10-point socio-economic agenda culminates.
The formal peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines will resume in the third week of July in Oslo, Norway, officials announced.
Human rights advocates of Karapatan Southern Mindanao (SMR) group protested in front of the office of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) XI to express their dismay with the continuing human rights violations in Davao region.
The LGBT community here expressed condemnation of the Orlando, Florida shooting that killed at least 49 people, and injured 53 others.
The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 claimed the chief of police captured by the New People’s Army in Governor Generoso town in Davao Oriental province is not involved in drug-related activities in the area as alleged by the NPA.
President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, who is Sison’s former student in Political Thought at the Lyceum of the Philippines University, initially discussed the possible return to the country of the exiled Party leader.
A stalwart of the Liberal Party in Congress is seeking a possible coalition with the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).
The Open Hand School for Applied Arts (OHSAA), a school which provides “an innovative and safe learning community for young adults with special needs” had its house blessing and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 7.
Even with the passage of a landmark ordinance that promotes and advances women’s rights, the city still has long way to go to end the “macho culture”, a woman leader here said.