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DND mulling over lifting of martial law in Mindanao

Posted on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 02:10 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of National Defense (DND) on Tuesday said that evaluations and consultations with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Sen. Pimentel moves to scrap decades-old travel tax

Posted on Friday, 12 April 2019 01:38 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III seeks to abolish the 42-year-old presidential decree that imposes travel tax to Filipinos traveling abroad. In his Senate Bill No. 1841, Pimentel...

Martial law victims might receive more from the Marcoses’ wealth in Hawaii

Posted on Friday, 1 March 2019 11:53 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Rights abuse victims during the Marcos regime were able to breathe a huge sigh of relief when President Rodrigo Duterte approved to extend the distribution of claims...

Duterte OKs extension of claims distribution for rights abuse victims

Posted on Thursday, 28 February 2019 08:48 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte approved on Thursday (February 28) the extension of claims distribution for human rights victims under Marcos regime until the end of the year. Executive...

Supreme Court upholds third martial law extension in Mindanao anew

Posted on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 05:54 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court has once again upheld the third extension of martial law in Mindanao, with 9-4 votes. Those who voted in favor of the extension until...

Jolo blasts ‘more reason’ for martial law – Palace

Posted on Monday, 28 January 2019 04:01 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte was enraged by the recent twin explosions in Jolo, Sulu on the morning of Sunday (January 27). Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President...

REPASO 2018: Dengvaxia scare, communist terrorism and the Martial Law

Posted on Tuesday, 1 January 2019 01:31 AM | No Comments
  The trauma of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine has caused the government the public’s trust to its other vaccination programs. Measles cases in the country soared by more than 300%...

Makabayan bloc to question martial extension before SC

Posted on Friday, 14 December 2018 08:37 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc plan to elevate to the Supreme Court the third extension of martial law in Mindanao which Congress approved on Wednesday. The...

Progressive groups in Davao, Butuan slam martial law extension in Mindanao

Posted on Friday, 14 December 2018 08:37 AM | No Comments
Some progressive groups in Mindanao have denounced Congress’ move to approve the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend the implementation of martial law in the region for the third...

Comelec: Martial law favorable to BOL plebiscite, 2019 elections in Mindanao

Posted on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 04:02 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – On January 21 next year, The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will hold the plebiscite in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), in Isabela City...