The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) confirmed that talks with the informal back channel are being facilitated by representatives from the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and negotiators from the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) in Europe.
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers is setting up a hotline for possible violations against teachers who will be serving as members of the Board of Election Tellers for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14.
The cries and pleas of decades-old residents of Barangay 26-C Salmonan in Davao City did not stop the demolition team from destroying 67 of their homes despite their claims of an ongoing legal process.
Hours after losing their homes to a demolition, several residents of Barangay 26-C Salmonan, Quezon Boulevard staged a rally near their community to express outrage.
For sixty-five years the Masjid Assalam stood as the oldest existing mosque in Davao City until it was torn down on May 7 during the demolition in Salmonan.
Militant women and youth slammed the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte for allowing the new round of US-RP Balikatan joint military exercises.
The demolition of the 3,515-square meter plot in Barangay 26-C, Salmonan, Quezon Boulevard had pushed through despite the resident’s strong opposition early morning of May 07.
The Phil. Drug Enforcement Agency-10 (PDEA-10) has identified 22 more village officials in Northern Mindanao on its “narco-list” as the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections heat up in the run up to the May 14 local election.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s inclusion in TIME Magazine’s Asia Edition as one of the world’s “strongman” leaders was criticized by human rights groups here and in the international community.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared on Friday an incremental salary increase to public school teachers.