“Yolanda victims are still without aid, still living in bunkhouses, yet the government is prioritizing the building of tide embankments, and hotels.”
World class: Filipino Maglev train cheaper way to solve traffic
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.
Bukidnon village chief issues closure order for tribal boarding school
“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.”
Lumad leaders, rights groups ‘unsatisfied’ with CHR probe
“The commissioners asked us more on the whereabouts of the New People’s Army, if they are also staying in our communities.”
Davao city fiscal junks kidnapping case vs activists
“It would have been hard not to notice this forced confinement. There were no armed guards to restrict their movement.”
From up north: AFP atrocities reminiscent of Martial Law
“The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ only reputation is their propensity to violate human rights and terrorize the Filipino people.”
Tribal leader to solon: ‘Baganis are for peace, not to serve your interests’
“Knowing Catamco, this is just a scheme to divide us, to use our traditional ways to make us fight against each other.”
Belgian NGO wants PH gov’t to probe Army involvement in Lumad killings
“We expect the Philippine government to immediately and thoroughly investigate the killings and the involvement of the AFP, and bring the perpetrators to justice.”
Human rights group tags Army in Surigao Sur killings
“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.”
Army arrested peasants, not rebels in Bukidnon, says groups
The Philippine Army reportedly has a list of 67 people set to be arrested, which include tribal leaders and other civilians in Bukidnon.
Was Pamana ready to be set free?
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.