The ninth death anniversary of Italian missionary Fr. Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio PIME will fall on October 17. While the quest for justice has dragged on this long, the young people, the Lumad and scholars he had supported will honor his legacy with a tribute for his being “a true servant of the people”.
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The low buying price brought by rice liberalization has been killing farmers and the local economy.
Nine years ago the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 declaring October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, as a recognition of girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.
Rights advocates say that presidential peace adviser and retired general Carlito Galvez’s challenge to let European Union and United Nations investigate UCCP Haran’s alleged profiting from the Lumad in its sanctuary may reveal instead the real reason why the Lumad are displaced.
The struggle of the Lumad children to continue their education amid the tension of militarization and closure of their schools is featured in a documentary premiered in the Daang Dokyu Festival.
The suspicion that nearly 50 Chinese nationals are working in a Misamis Oriental steel plant with no work visas is just a “tip of the iceberg” that needs to be probed by the government, says a local advocacy group.
A cleanup in one of Davao City’s potable water source revealed thousands of single-use food packages, sachets and bottles of house items have been dumped in the area.
The alleged leader of a paramilitary group in Surigao del Sur tagged in the 2015 Lianga massacre of a Lumad school administrator and two community leaders was among those killed in an ambush staged by the New People’s Army on October 4.
The presence of several Chinese workers alleged to be working without work visas in a steel factory in Barangay San Martin, Villanueva town, Misamis Oriental has caught the attention of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) which is now investigating this matter.
Seven suspects of the September 2016 Roxas Night Market bombing were convicted by the Taguig Regional Trial Court for murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.