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You vowed to help, Edita Burgos reminds Aquino


Exactly seven years after the abduction of farmer-activist Jonas Burgos, his mother Edita has reminded President Aquino of his promise to conduct a “dedicated and exhaustive investigation” that would eventually reunite her with her son.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Slow justice gets Zambo Sur ex-gov Cerilles off the hook

Zamboanga del Sur Rep. Aurora E. Cerilles: Off the hook. http://www.congress.gov.ph

The Sandiganbayan has dismissed graft charges against Zamboanga del Sur Rep. Aurora E. Cerilles and two others because of “inordinate delay” in the filing of the case by the Office of the Ombudsman.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CHR launches probe into PMA cadet’s dismissal

Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia. Photo from Facebook

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has begun an investigation of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) after the parents of graduating Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia complained on Feb. 26 the academy violated their son’s right to due process when it dismissed him for breaking the academy’s Honor Code.

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

Delfin Lee and charged Navy officers


If it had been any other case, the Court of Appeals would probably have cited for contempt the Philippine National Police (PNP) and ordered its chief, Director General Alan Purisima, arrested.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

Not all convicts are guilty


Not all people serving time in prison are guilty. Some of them were either framed or just victims of circumstances.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »