• Group assails FB for taking down accounts critical of Duterte

    An arts and media group has slammed social media platform Facebook for taking down accounts of Duterte critics Mae “Juana Change” Paner and the popular Pinoy Ako Blog (PAB) creator Jover Laurio.

    The Let’s Organize for Democracy and Integrity (LODI), itself critical of attacks on press freedom and freedom of expression…

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  • Cagayan courts find political prisoner innocent


    BAGUIO CITY– After over a year in jail, David Soriano who was facing trumped up charges was declared not guilty of arson.

    Soriano was declared not guilty in a May 10 decision penned by Judge Nicanor Pascual, Jr. presiding judge of Branch 8 of the Regional Trial Court in Aparri,…

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  • One-fourth of increase: TRAIN aggravates oil price hikes–IBON

    Government is wrong in downplaying the contribution of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law on recent big-time oil price hikes, research group IBON said.
    The price of fuel products combined with the TRAIN increased since year-end 2017 to Php10.20 per liter for diesel, Php11.41 for kerosene, and Php15.14…

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  • GRP rejects Joma-Duterte meet in Hanoi

    The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) negotiating panel rejected a National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) suggestion that its chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison and President Rodrigo Duterte meet in Hanoi, Vietnam.

    This was revealed by Sison in a statement Saturday, May 26, saying…

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  • Sr Pat’s lawyers explain next moves after deportation order

    In a press conference after the Bureau of Immigration ordered Sr Patricia Fox's deportation, her  volunteer lawyers explained their next moves to allow the nun to stay in the country.

    Various political and sectoral organizations also expressed their support for the beleaguered nun.

    During the press conference, Sr…

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