[Press Release] Teachers, DEPED employees welcome Teachers’ month celebration -TDC

Teachers, DEPED employees welcome Teachers’ month celebration Teachers and employees of the Department of Education (DepEd) welcome the commencement of the National Teachers’ Month celebration in accordance with Presidential Proclamation 242 signed by President Benigno Aquino III last year. “The non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd) join our teachers in celebrating the National…

[Blog] Ferdinand Marcos #RememberML@40 by Koi Hernandez

Ferdinand Marcos #RememberML@40 by koihernandez August 22, 2012 Today, I’ll show you WHO started all of this. Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was a Filipino politician who held the title of President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He was a lawyer, member of the Philippine House of…

[Blog/from the web] Electric power consumers coalition bares root cause of Mindanao brownouts -www.cityofwaterfalls-iligancity.com

Electric power consumers coalition bares root cause of Mindanao brownouts By: Dave Tauli Mindanao Coalition of Power Consumers April 3, 2012 SENATOR Sergio Osmeña III is barking up the wrong tree, and has the facts wrong on the Mindanao crisis. This is a big problem for Mindanao power consumers because it seems that Sen. Osmeña…

[Press Release] Towards breaking culture of impunity, Senate ratifies OPCAT -Amnesty International -Philippines

Towards breaking culture of impunity, Senate ratifies OPCAT Amnesty International welcomes the ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) by the Philippine Senate today. “Amnesty International campaigned the Philippines to ratify OPCAT since the time it was adopted by the United Nation General Assembly in 2002 together with the United Against…

[From the web] Defining moments – RAPPLER.com

Defining moments BY THEODORE TE, RAPPLER.com February 6, 2012 At the rate it’s going, it might boil down to definitions. The past week saw the impeachment trial of the Chief Justice being occupied by the mundane task of defining terms, a task which could actually have been done outside the trial not only by the…

[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] Day One: Senate sweeps aside obstacles, signals intent for efficient and fair impeachment trial – InterAksyon.com

Day One: Senate sweeps aside obstacles, signals intent for efficient and fair impeachment trial by Abigail Kwok, Karl John C. Reyes and Joseph H. Ubalde, InterAksyon.com January 16, 2012  MANILA, Philippines – Day One of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato C. Corona ended less than two hours after it started, as the Senate,…

[In the news] Senate to probe SC use of WB loan – INQUIRER.net

Senate to probe SC use of WB loanBy Cathy Yamsuan, Christine Avendaño, Philippine Daily InquirerJanuary 16, 2012  MANILA, Philippines—On the eve of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona, Senate finance chair Franklin Drilon called for an investigation into the alleged misuse of a $21.9-million World Bank loan to the Supreme Court. Drilon, of President…

[In the news] Tweeting the trial and other FAQs – RAPPLER.com

Tweeting the trial and other FAQs – RAPPLER – Philippine News | Multimedia | Citizen Journalism | Social Media. BY AYEE MACARAIG January 12, 2012  MANILA, Philippines – Eleven years ago, Pinoys were glued to their TV sets for the telenovela-like impeachment trial of President Joseph Estrada. Now, they can monitor another historic impeachment trial…

[In the news] Senate leader hopes for FOI bill passage before Congress adjourns – SunStar.com.ph

Senate leader hopes for FOI bill passage before Congress adjourns SunStar.com.ph January 5, 2012  MANILA—Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday urged his colleagues to pass the Freedom of Information bill, which will make most government records and data available to citizens, before the 15th Congress adjourns. Malacanang on Wednesday announced support for passage…