For Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas chair Danilo Ramos, the President and the head of the Department of Agriculture (DA) “got some explaining to do” as to the extent of agricultural lands being compromised in foreign agri-business deals signed in recent state visits.
A peasant group expressed fear the agricultural lands in the Philippines will become more open for grabbing by landlords and big foreign agro-corporations.
Progressive groups mounted a petition-signing around the oldest public market here to ask the government to scrap its Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, which they described as anti-people.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will be the guest of honor of the mass oathtaking of barangay officials here on Friday.
President Rodrigo Duterte has announced that the formal peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) may resume in July.
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Farmers from various organizations in Southern Mindanao staged a protest in front of the office of Department of Agrarian Reform in Region XI (DAR-XI) at Catalunan, Pequeño in this city to slam the government’s failure to enact a genuine agrarian reform program that will render justice to farmers who have long been chained by landlessness, tenancy and poverty.
Kabataan party-list has expressed alarm and grave concern over President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that he would “make radical changes in the days to come.”
Two alleged members of an armed group were arrested by authorities in a checkpoint here late Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday.
Various groups have expressed alarm over the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte to implement “radical changes”.