[People] The First Christmas. By Fr. Shay Cullen

The First Christmas by Fr. Shay Cullen When I was growing up, Christmas was a lovely childhood story of the baby Jesus born in a clean looking stable surrounded by his loving parents in clean robes, singing angels, adoring shepherds, kings holding gifts and harmless adoring animals. Yet in reality, it was a hard, cold,…

[Press Release] Teachers ask DEPED to expedite the release of bonus -TDC

Teachers ask DEPED to expedite the release of bonus The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) calls on the Department of Education (DepEd) to release a department guidelines to implement the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for its more than 500, 000 employees this year. Last week the group staged a protest at the gates of the Budget Department…

[In the news] Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, namimiligrong mamatay pagsapit ng Disyembre -GMANews

Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, namimiligrong mamatay pagsapit ng Disyembre GMANews October 9, 2012 Aminado ang pangunahing may-akda ng kontrobersiyal na Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, na hanggang sa Disyembre na lamang ang pag-asa niyang maipapasa ang naturang panukalang batas na pinaniniwalaang makatutulong para magkaroon ng transparency sa gobyerno. “’Pag hindi papasa on third reading…

[In the news] Military dares communist rebels to extend ceasefire to entire 2012 | Sun.Star

Military dares communist rebels to extend ceasefire to entire 2012 | Sun.Star. By Ivy C. Tejano Thursday, December 29, 2011   THE Army’s 10th Infantry Division dared Thursday the National Democratic Front/Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army (NDF/CPP/NPA) to declare ceasefire for the entire 2012. Brigade General Ricardo Rainer Cruz III, assistant division commander…

[Event] Noël: Pasko ng Pagbibigayan

Noël: Pasko ng Pagbibigayan Wala nang mas magsasabuhay pa ng kabuluhan ng Pasko higit sa pagbibigay ng pag-asa at pag-ibig sa mga nangangailangan nito. What better way to celebrate Christmas than to spend it with your loved ones while helping victims of typhoon Sendong with Noel Cabangon serenading you at the background? December 25. Conspiracy…

[In the news] Aquino declares truce with rebels 18-day holiday ceasefire starts Friday – newsinfo.inquirer.net

Aquino declares truce with rebels 18-day holiday ceasefire starts Friday By Christine O. Avendaño, DJ Yap Philippine Daily Inquirer Amid open conflict between Malacañang and the Supreme Court and with Christmas just around the corner, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday offered the public a respite from tension on another front. Mr. Aquino announced Thursday…

[Event] Panindigan ang Peace Talks, Ceasfire ngayong Kapaskuhan! – Manindigan sa Peace Talks

You are cordially invited to attend the Sulong CARHRIHL (Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law) / Manindigan sa Peace Talks Press Conference Panindigan ang Peace Talks, Ceasfire ngayong Kapaskuhan! Civil society groups spearheaded by Sulong CARHRIHL and Maninidigan sa Peace Talks stresses the need for renewed commitment on peace talks…