The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has assured that it will remain in the war-ravaged Marawi City to extend humanitarian aid to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) until the situation there has returned to normal.
Various groups expressed dismay over the recommendation of the bicameral conference committee of the House of Representatives and the Senate to proceed with the implementation of the National Identification (ID) system in the country.
Australian activist Sister Patricia Fox is not backing down after the Bureau of Immigration (BI) reaffirmed on Wednesday its order to forfeit her missionary visa and to have her deported on May 25.
The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged the Davao City government’s millions worth of unrecognized infrastructure assets, other questionable records and transactions, and zero utilization rate of particular funds.
Protest actions were launched in key cities of Mindanao to mark the first year of Marawi siege and the declaration of Martial Law in the island through Proclamation 216.
Protests have continued to mount as the first year of the Marawi siege and the declaration of martial law in Mindanao were remembered on Wednesday, May 23.
The militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) said it will not support the current bid of Atty. John Castriciones as secretary of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).
The children advocacy group Salinlahi on Tuesday hit the Department of Health (DOH) for its refusal to release into public the list of names of children who were vaccinated with Dengvaxia from 2016 until 2017.
It’s been one year since President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law in Mindanao, but for the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Mindanao (NDFP-Mindanao) the decree only worsened the situation in the island, largely to the lives of ordinary civilians and their communities.
While the urban poor group Kadamay lauded the recent passage of a resolution by President Rodrigo Duterte that allowed the re-distribution of idle housing units of uniformed personnel to new beneficiaries, the group also reminded the President that providing housing for the poor and homeless is not excessive.