by PAUL CHRISTIAN YANG-ED This is the 4th in a 4-part analysis of mining in the Philippines today. Read also the first three: Part 1: Fool’s gold under Duterte Part 2: Digging deeper into the global mining context | 4 ominous trends in global mining Part 3: Mining in the Philippines: The steep price our…
Day: December 13, 2018
On the 70th year of International Human Rights Day, different groups gathered at Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila then marched their way to Chino Roces bridge (former Mendiola). They vow to continue defending the people’s rights amid President Duterte’s tyrannical rule.
‘Consultants are chosen for their expertise in their fields of endeavor, integrity and progressive views’ – NDFP
Cownsultants of the NDFP in the peace talks with the government are being arrested one after the other, and are being charged with murder and illegal possession of firearms. Who are they and what is their role in tge peace negotiations?
The spate of killings in Mindanao is expected to continue after Congress and Senate approved on Wednesday the extension of martial law, a militant Moro group said, noting that it is being used by President Rodrigo Duterte to cling in power.