A staunch Lumad school supporter was how a farmers’ group described Federico Plaza, a Lumad farmer-activist, who was killed by unidentified gunmen in Compostela Valley province earlier this week.
A militant lawmaker on Friday urged Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to order the immediate pullout of military in Compostela Valley province to end the unabated killings targeting lowly Lumad farmers.
A farmer-scientist group on Friday expressed its full support for the confirmation of the two cabinet secretaries bypassed by the Commission on Appointments.
Several organizations expressed dismay after former Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez failed to get the nod of the Committee on Appointments.
At times close to tears, and with passion in her voice, former Environment and Natural Resources secretary designate Regina Paz Lopez maintained that the Commission on Appeals rejected her appointment based on business interests.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Regional Council of the National Democratic Front – Southern Mindanao Region announced on Tuesday its…
The repair of structures in the West Philippine Sea will continue, President Rodrigo Duterte told reporters on Monday after his visit to the two Chinese warships docked at the Sasa Port here.
“We in government are mandated to protect the people. We have all the resources. Ang iro maipit, mamaak na huna hunaa” (Cornered dogs bite back, think of that).
President Rodrigo Duterte has taken another step closer towards accomplishing one of his biggest campaign promises.
The M/V Super Roro Shuttle 12 left the Kudos Port in Sasa here to ply the Davao-General Santos-Bitung trade route for the first time.