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Justice remains elusive for slain Luisita workers in Tarlac

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VIOLETA Basilio (right) weeps during the protest action for the victims of the 2004 Hacienda Luisita Massacre where several sugar workers, including her only son Jhaivie, died during the bloody dispersal. LYN RILLON/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

About 500 people on Sunday gathered at Central Azucarera de Tarlac (CAT) in Tarlac City, a property of the family of President Aquino and the site of a riot 10 years ago between government forces and striking workers, to demand justice for the seven men killed in that bloody event.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Farmers urge DAR to treat case vs Aquino kin as CARP dispute

A farmers’ group said a trespassing case involving five farmers and a company owned by relatives of President Benigno Aquino III should be treated as an agrarian dispute instead of a criminal case.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Santiago wants ‘Hacienda Binay’ distributed to farmers

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Monday filed a resolution expressing the Senate’s sense that a vast farm allegedly owned by Vice President Jejomar Binay should be distributed to farmers if covered by the agrarian reform program.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Santiago to DAR: Probe ‘astonishing Hacienda Binay story’

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Thursday asked the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to investigate how businessman Antonio Tiu managed to acquire huge tracts of land that now form part of a 350-hectare property in Rosario town, Batangas province, allegedly owned by Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC dismisses petition for habeas data filed by ‘jueteng’ whistleblower

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The Supreme Court dismissed the petition for habeas data filed by jueteng (illegal-numbers game) whistleblower and President of the Whistleblowers Association Sandra Cam, which she sought for protect saying she was subject of persistent surveillance activities following her disclosure of a list of personalities involved in the pork barrel fund scam.

Posted: November 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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