[In the news] Former war-torn Lanao town forges on toward peace, tolerance – Interaksyon.com

Former war-torn Lanao town forges on toward peace, tolerance – Interaksyon.com. Cherryl Agbayani, InterAksyon.com KAUSWAGAN, Lanao del Norte – This town, one of the flashpoints of the renewed fighting between government forces and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in 2008, turned 63 on Monday with a celebration marked by continued efforts of Christian and Muslim…

[In the news] Wholistic approach needed to deal with mining problems | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features

Wholistic approach needed to deal with mining problems | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. By Caroline J. Howard, ANC MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is expected to submit to the Office of the President on Tuesday, proposals to tighten regulations on small-scale mining…

[In the news] Listen to forest dwellers, rights groups urge DENR – Special Reports – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News

Listen to forest dwellers, rights groups urge DENR – Special Reports – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News. PATERNO ESMAQUEL II, GMA News In a patch of old-growth forest in a mostly denuded area in Bislig, Surigao del Sur, the local Manobo community once rescued an endangered Philippine Eagle in 2007 and named it…

[In the news] 24oras: Wage hike, hiling ng mga manggagawa para sa Labor Day – Video – GMA News Online – The go-to site for Filipinos everywhere – Latest Philippine News

24oras: Wage hike, hiling ng mga manggagawa para sa Labor Day – Video – GMA News Online – The go-to site for Filipinos everywhere – Latest Philippine News. http://www.gmanews.tv/evideo/78499/24oras-wage-hike-hiling-ng-mga-manggagawa-para-sa-labor-day For the latest Philippine news stories and videos, visit GMANews.TV Related Articles [Press release]PALEA, PM hold Kalbaryo ng Manggagawa at the airport – Partido ng Mangagawa…

[In the news] CHR ‘practically clears’ AFP of torturing Melissa Roxas – Bayan – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News

CHR ‘practically clears’ AFP of torturing Melissa Roxas – Bayan – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News. Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Sunday bewailed the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) resolution on the case of the alleged abduction and torture of Filipina-American activist Melissa Roxas, saying it “practically clears” the military of…

[Blogger] Pasko ng pagkabuhay… Alay sa mga nag-alay ng buhay – KAMPAY

by Rapha-el Olegario (KAMPAY) olegs87.wordpress.com Kadalasan tuwing semana santa, sinasariwa natin ang buhay, kamatayan at muling pagkabuhay ni Hesukristo. Tinuring natin siyang napaka-“selfless” pagka’t inialay niya ang kanyang buhay para iangat ang buhay at dignidad lalo ng mahihirap at iligtas tayo mula sa “apoy ng impyerno” o “perdition”. Ano ba yung “apoy ng impiyerno” at…

[In the news] PH sought EU help in addressing extrajudicial killings, Wikileaks cables show – Interaksyon.com

PH sought EU help in addressing extrajudicial killings, Wikileaks cables show – Interaksyon.com. Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs in 2007 sought the help of European Union member-states in solving the cases of extrajudicial killings in the country, a leaked cable released by whistleblower website Wikileaks showed. The cable, made…