[In the news] Paranoia? Government lists in PH proven to be dangerous to lives -ABS-CBN.com

Paranoia? Government lists in PH proven to be dangerous to lives President Rodrigo Duterte’s legal adviser, Salvador Panelo, charged the 180,000-strong Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) of “paranoia” following the exposé of a Philippine National Police (PNP) intelligence program aimed at an “inventory” of the militant union’s nationwide membership. Panelo trotted out the trite line,…

[In the news] Con-Com chair says House draft charter a ‘disaster to democracy’ -abs-cbn.com

Con-Com chair says House draft charter a ‘disaster to democracy’ MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte’s Consultative Committee warned the public about the “deficiencies” of a proposed federal charter drafted and approved by the House of Representatives. Former Chief Justice Reynato Puno, chair of the committee, said the House’s draft charter, which he believes was “haphazardly”…

[In the news] Abolishing PCGG sends wrong signal: Selda -ABS-CBNnews.com

Abolishing PCGG sends wrong signal: Selda ABS-CBNnews.com January 3,2013 MANILA, Philippines – Human rights group Selda opposed Thursday the proposed abolition of the Presidential Commission on Good Government. In an interview on ANC’s Headstart, Selda national coordinator Jigs Clamor said if the Aquino administration is bent on pursuing the ill-gotten wealth case against the Marcoses,…

[In the news] On sub judice and gag orders – RAPPLER.com

On sub judice and gag orders – RAPPLER – Philippine News | Multimedia | Citizen Journalism | Social Media. by Edsel Tupaz, RAPPLER.com January 26, 2012   On Monday, an ABS-CBN news flash announced the House prosecutors’ plan to launch a social media campaign “to inform the public on latest developments in the impeachment trial…

[In the news] 54 illegal recuitment victims rescued in Manila | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features

54 illegal recuitment victims rescued in Manila | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. MANILA, Philippines – Fifty-four illegal recruitment victims, including a 16-year-old girl, were rescued on Wednesday by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Blas F. Ople Center, Vice-President Jejomar Binay said. Binay, in a press…

[In the news] CA OKs CHR probe of ‘Morong 43’ | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features

CA OKs CHR probe of ‘Morong 43’ | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) has given the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) the green light to proceed with its investigation of alleged human rights violations and irregularities committed by soldiers and policemen…

[In the news] Dirty water blamed for Palawan deaths | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features

Dirty water blamed for Palawan deaths | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. Source: abs-cbnNEWS.com PALAWAN, Philippines – Dirty water has been blamed for deaths of 20 people in Bataraza town in Palawan province. A Department of Health (DOH) study showed that the water used by villagers in Sitio Linao,…