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Mindanao solon slams Palparan transfer

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Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr.   RAFFY LERMA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A militant lawmaker from Mindanao said Wednesday that the court order allowing the transfer of retired Major General Jovito Palparan from the Bulacan provincial jail to the Philippine Army Custodial Center in Fort Bonifacio was a form of “special treatment” and would worsen the culture of impunity in the country.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Baguio activists launch signature drive for law vs ‘pork’

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Baguio Abolish Pork Barrel Movement

A group of activists launched the summer capital’s version of the “abolish pork” movement, aiming to gather signatures of the more than 150,000 voters here, as the city’s contribution to a people’s initiative for a law banning the pork barrel in the national budget.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rights group accuses ‘state agents’ of killing father of girl slain in military operations

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The human rights group Karapatan in Southern Mindanao has claimed that “state agents” were most likely behind the July 19 murder of Gregorio Gelacio, the father of the 9-year-old girl killed during a military operation in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, about seven years ago.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Farmers march on Palace demanding true reform

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Different militant organizations and farmers march towards Mendiola near Malacanang palace in Manila from Department of Agrarian Reform in Quezon City, Monday, on the last day of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (CARPER) law. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/INQUIRER

About a thousand farmers marched to Mendiola in Manila on Monday to mark the expiration of what they called “bogus” Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) and then called for free distribution of lands to farmers.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 hunger strikes set in Manila

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Tens of thousands of protesters flash thumbs down signs during a rally at Rizal Park in Manila, Philippines, to call for the scrapping of a corruption-tainted development fund, known as pork barrel, that allows lawmakers to allocate government money for projects in their districts. AP FILE PHOTO

Hunger strike protests were set in two separate locations in Manila to slam the blacklisting of college students and to encourage people to recognize the need for divine intervention especially with the pork barrel scam issue.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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