By Leila Salaverria
The Filipino public should stay vigilant now that plunder charges have been filed against three senators, suspected operators and agents in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, an activist who led in the Million People March against pork barrel said on Tuesday.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
The Valenzuela City government has tied up with a local group of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) for the prevention of diseases such as the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Eight Greenpeace activists were taken into custody Tuesday after an elaborate protest at a Geneva energy conference, including polar bears wading in oil-soaked snow and oil-spill cocktails served to conference participants.
THE Zonta clubs of Cebu I and Cebu II will kick off the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign with “Dangoyngoy sa Kahilum Part 5” forum bearing the theme “Strategies to end violence against women and girls in the Philippines setting” at the Capitol Social Hall on Nov. 25.
This day also marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. A series of activities will be conducted until the end of the campaign on Dec. 10.
By Danilo V. Adorador III
Local activists and civil society groups here are protesting the illegal assembly case slapped against hundreds of anti-pork barrel protesters, saying the charge was politically motivated.
By Niña P. Calleja
Organizers behind the social media-driven “Million People March” are taking the mass movement against the pork barrel system to the next level on Oct. 4 — right at the heart of the country’s financial district.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
At least 5,000 joined a prayer-rally to press for the abolition of pork barrel system in the handling of government funds, and the resignation of all officials involved in the scam.
By Tina G. Santos
Several groups on Wednesday called for an immediate ceasefire between troops of the government and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) as the conflict in Zamboanga City worsened.
An intruder who climbed on stage with Australia’s next prime minister Tony Abbott and his family on victory night is an anti-coal activist who calls himself Twiggy Palmcock, reports said Sunday.
By DJ Yap
Farmers and environmentalist groups on Tuesday vowed to do everything they could to stop the release of genetically modified “Golden Rice” in farms and markets owing to its purported health and environmental risks.
A Chinese farmer who was twice jailed for illegally entering Taiwan “to pursue democracy” has been arrested again after a four-hour swim to the island, officials said Thursday.
Activists say Syrian rebels have attacked a village in the country’s east, killing dozens of Shiites there, mostly pro-government fighters.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Another civil society group has joined the snowballing campaign against the rule of powerful political families, launching a signature drive in Baclaran Church, where similar movements that changed the course of the country’s history had been initiated decades ago.