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Human Rights Victims Claims Board: Where the elderly pour out their pain

THIS PHOTO of police brutality on protesters is among those displayed in the exhibit, “Himagsik at Protesta,” put up by Karapatan at the University of the Philippines Library until Sept. 21 for the 40th anniversary of the declaration of martial rule. PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY TONETTE OREJAS

Outside a dull, unremarkable building at the University of the Philippines (UP) in Quezon City, a line of weary, graying folk brave the heat and the long wait to tell their stories from four decades ago.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

COA lists P16M in unliquidated funds in Iloilo

The Commission on Audit has found a host of “red flags,” like excessive costs and unauthorized signatories, in the contracts of public works projects worth P16.9 billion that 12 contractors cornered in 2009 and 2010. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Iloilo City government has failed to liquidate more than P16 million in cash advances it made in the past five years, according to the Commission on Audit (COA).

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

NPA leader in Iloilo arrested


Joint military and police teams arrested a leader of the communist rebels in Iloilo Tuesday.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Firm in Makati controversy building Iloilo projects

Makati City Hall Parking Building 9

The construction firm dragged into the controversy over allegations of irregularities in the construction of a parking building in Makati City is implementing several major government projects in Iloilo provice.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo braces for 30% land tax hike

iloilo city map

The people of this city should brace for higher prices of commodities, services and housing starting next year after the city council passed on Wednesday an ordinance that increases real property taxes.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »