The Filipino’s version of the maglev train is cheaper than that of Germany, which costs US$40.9 million per kilometer of the rail.
“This is an effort and initiative of the local farmers’ organization who wished to have a secondary school near them to cater farmers and indigenous peoples.”
“The commissioners asked us more on the whereabouts of the New People’s Army, if they are also staying in our communities.”
“It would have been hard not to notice this forced confinement. There were no armed guards to restrict their movement.”
“The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ only reputation is their propensity to violate human rights and terrorize the Filipino people.”
“Knowing Catamco, this is just a scheme to divide us, to use our traditional ways to make us fight against each other.”
“We expect the Philippine government to immediately and thoroughly investigate the killings and the involvement of the AFP, and bring the perpetrators to justice.”
“These killings were not isolated case. These are part of the serial killings happening now in Mindanao, and in some parts of the country, whose perpetrators are military elements and their own-created militia.”
The Philippine Army reportedly has a list of 67 people set to be arrested, which include tribal leaders and other civilians in Bukidnon.
Pamana’s long years staying in an artificial habitat and being fed by humans might have affected the bird’s ability to survive in the wild.
“Hearing the problems of the lumads (Mindanao’s IPs), they really inspire you and put your problems in perspective.”