Entries by Kodao Productions

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 under the Rodrigo Duterte government, […]

Cagayan courts find political prisoner innocent

By NORWIN GONZALES www.nordis.net 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, Cagayan. […]

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 he and his former student could […]

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 Pat broke into tears due the deluge […]

Memories of fasting in beautiful Marawi

By Angel L. Tesorero Dubai, UAE—Dubai resident Inshirah Taib, from Marawi City in southern Philippines, has two contrasting pictures of her hometown and favourite city: Once a centre of Islamic grandeur and tradition, Marawi has been razed to the ground after Daesh-inspired Maute group laid siege to the city exactly a year ago. Marawi, the […]

Joma dismisses Duterte’s threat to kill him

National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison made light of yet another threat against him by his former student Rodrigo Duterte. Responding to Duterte’s latest invective-laced tirade against him, Sison said the President has repeated so many times to kill him he is considering it a “term of endearment.“ […]