Former City Councilor Bai Halila Y. Sudagar has returned to her post temporarily after the National Commission of Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) XI released on Monday a Certificate of Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) hold-over status for Davao City.
Reports of continued repression against the tribal peoples in Mindanao has alarmed the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao (UPLM) as they slammed the Duterte administration “for allowing the perpetuation of these reprehensible acts”.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s term will end on 2022 and is not eligible to run, both in the current unitary setup and in a federal government, said the members of Consultative Committee (Concom) in a media forum on Federalism on Wednesday.
An official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assured that the rights of indigenous peoples (IPs) would not be stripped under a.federal government.
Various groups condemned the violent dispersal of 300 striking workers of NutriAsia by the Philippine National Police and security personnel of NutriAsia last Monday, July 31, 2018, at the picket line in Marilao, Bulacan.
Davao City’s point-to-point (P2P) bus system will never solve the problem of traffic congestion and the shortage of public transportation during rush hours.
The battle among the three factions vying to be recognized as the true minority bloc in the House of Representatives continues.
Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Dir. Gen. Oscar Albayalde’s appeal to former party-list lawmakers—including National Anti-Poverty Commission chief Liza Maza— to surrender, is wrong and an injustice, the legal counsel of the group asserted on Monday.
Responding to reports that a handful of Maranao women were allegedly abducted Cagayan de Oro and Iligan recently, a group of young Muslim men have taken the initiative to ensure that no Maranao woman life will be put in danger.
As the Communist Party of the Philippines denounced the recent resurrection of trumped-up cases against former congressional representatives of the Makabayan bloc, the group also warned the people of more rights abuses under the partnership of President Rodrigo Duterte and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.