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More teachers to lose jobs due to K-12 program


More teachers will lose their jobs under the K-12 program with the dropping of Filipino subjects in the general education curriculum, according to education and labor officials.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Davao City police chief slammed for hitting, shouting at wife on YouTube video


The YouTube video showing the city police director hitting and shouting at his wife stirred reactions on the Internet, from viewers questioning the act of the police director to viewers seeing as urgent the need to pass a divorce law in the country.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Marcos regime victims relive pain

It’s a long wait for justice for this elderly claimant in Davao City who was forced to sit down as the long queue for claims processing seemed not to be moving. GERMELINA LACORTE

Dahlia Arnan was only nine years old when soldiers beat up and killed her father, and later let a tank crush his body in the hinterland village of Lutay in Malungon, Sarangani province, in 1985 at the tail-end of the dictatorial rule of Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao groups urge gov’t to fast-track Bangsamoro Basic Law

The signing Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro. INQUIRE FILE PHOTO

Grassroots organization leaders from different parts of Mindanao are calling on the government to treat with urgency the passing of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, saying they’ve witnessed the people’s misery in the last four decades of war and are looking forward to the prospect of development to bring about by lasting peace.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

War defines life for displaced folk

ZULEIKA Sandigan, outside her new home in Tulunan, North Cotabato province, has known war all her life. GERMELINA LACORTE

We heard the sound of gunfire, and soon enough, people were shouting, telling us to flee because fighting has erupted,” Zuleika Sandigan, 75, said, recalling one night in August 2008 when she and her family had to flee their house in Barangay Galidan in Tulunan, North Cotabato province.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »