By Carla P. Gomez
, Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Instead of yellow, white and black ribbons have sprouted on Panay Island and in Guimaras province to protest corruption under the administration of President Aquino, who won the 2010 presidential elections on a good governance platform.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
The House of Representatives on Monday accepted the first impeachment complaint filed by 28 activists led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan against President Aquino for culpable violation of the Constitution in the implementation of the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program and betrayal of public trust.
Thailand’s army chief threatened Monday to “intensify law enforcement” against anti-coup protesters who have pledged to rally in Bangkok for a fourth day over the military’s seizure of power.
The bodies of 16 people were found in two different areas of a northern Mexico border state where a surge in violence in recent weeks has triggered civic protests over drug-fueled killings.
By Ramon Tulfo
Vietnamese militants have strongly protested against China regarding disputed territorial waters off the Paracel Islands.