By Erika Sauler
, Julie S. Alipala
A solidarity mission led by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) will arrive in the Philippines to look into the status of the Maguindanao massacre case five years after the killings that took the lives of 58 people, including 32 media workers.
Former Davao del Sur Gov. Douglas Cagas, who has been accused of masterminding the 2010 murder of journalist Nestor Bedolido, was rushed to the hospital on Monday morning.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 221 not to discharge as witness three accused in the Maguindanao massacre case.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
The Philippine National Police (PNP) and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) officials are facing a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman for barring the media from covering the trial of the Maguindanao Massacre.
By Eldie Aguirre
The Department of the Interior and Local Government has approved the assumption by Vice Mayor Elmer Javelona of the top executive post in the town of Matanao, Davao del Sur, following the arrest of Mayor Vicente Fernandez in connection with the killing of a journalist here in 2010.