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Jonas Burgos mother: Año’s promotion doesn’t change anything

JONAS Burgos

The mother of Jonas Burgos said the promotion of Brigadier General Eduardo Año to major general does not negate his alleged involvement in her activist son’s disappearance.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Resto worker gives away Army major in Jonas Burgos abduction

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JONAS Burgos

It was a restaurant busboy’s word against that of a military officer. Citing an eyewitness account of the 2007 Jonas Burgos abduction, a Quezon City court has ordered the arrest of an Army major in what may be the most significant development by far in the case of the missing farmer-activist.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Court orders arrest of Army major in Jonas Burgos abduction

WHERE’S JONAS?  After almost six years of fruitless search, this photo of Jonas Burgos, reportedly taken days after he was abducted, has surfaced, with the handkerchief used as blindfold still around his neck.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

It was a restaurant busboy’s word against that of a military officer.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No bail for Palparan coaccused


A Bulacan court has denied bail to two soldiers earlier charged with the enforced disappearance of two female University of the Philippines students in 2006.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino orders ‘focused’ NBI probe of Jonas case

Brig. Gen. Eduardo Año remains seated after his confirmation as chief of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines was deferred by the Commission on Appointments on Wednesday. The officer was allegedly involved in the disappearance of activist Jonas Burgos.

“Focused, dedicated and exhaustive.” That’s the directive issued by President Aquino to the National Bureau of Investigation when he ordered the agency to look into the April 2007 abduction of Jonas Burgos, son of the late press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., in the face of a purported new and explosive evidence implicating the military in the disappearance, Malacañang announced on Wednesday.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »