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Land-grabbing now prevails in ‘Yolanda’ disaster areas—right groups


Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) has made it easier for land-grabbers to take land from the landless in areas ravaged by the storm, according to the rights groups Focus on the Global South and the Rural Poor Institute for Land and Human Rights Services (Rights) Network.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sound chamber


As the May 13 elections campaign careens into the home stretch, many candidates get strident. There are 18,053 posts up for grabs—almost quadruple the number of office seekers.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Church on Celdran: Don’t look at us

Carlos Celdran: Appeal. INQUIRER PHOTO

The Archdiocese of Manila on Wednesday sought to distance itself from a potential backlash over the court conviction of artist Carlos Celdran by pointing out that the Church did not pursue charges against the popular tour guide for disrupting services at the Manila Cathedral in 2010.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishops treat anti-RH pols to lunch, but that’s all

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. PHOTO from www.cbcponline.net

Who said “there’s no such thing as a free lunch?”

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Celdran found guilty in ‘Damaso’

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Carlos Celdran: Appeal. INQUIRER PHOTO

It was the kind of court decision that—for some—could only please Padre Damaso.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »