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NAGSISINUNGALING? | Watch: Perjury raps to be filed vs man who claimed he found UST law student’s body on...

Perjury charges will be filed by the police against the man who claimed he found Horacio Tomas Castillo III's body dumped on a sidewalk in Tondo, Manila after barangay officials disputed John Paul Solano's claim that he saw the body of the UST law student in the area.
AIPA holding hands

ASEAN parliamentarians’ meet kept mum on Rohingya refugee crisis

MANILA, Philippines - Parliamentarians from Southeast Asia who gathered in Manila for the 38th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) were silent on the Rohingya refugee...
TFD protest, Sr. Cres Lucero

Activist nun thinks of September 21 and the prospect of martial law redux

Manila - Sr. Cres Lucero, Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) Chairperson said Tuesday that it remains to be seen whether or not...

NPDC workers refuse to budge, get locked in Rizal Park canteen

The president of the National Parks Development Committee Employees Association complained about being locked in a canteen they operate at Luneta Park for a few hours Monday after they refused to obey management's order to relocate.

IPs break through police lines to picket DOJ

Activists, including indigenous people, broke through police lines on Padre Faura St. in Manila and picketed the Department of Justice to protest killings and other human rights abuses and the filing of what they maintain are trumped-up charges against them and their supporters.

Singapore bank confirms, but won’t certify, non-existence of Trillanes account

(UPDATE - 1:48 p.m.) A bank in Singapore where President Rodrigo Duterte claimed Senator Antonio Trillanes IV maintained an account said on Tuesday that it did not exist but was unable to give him a certification since he is not a client.
Atio's father could only blurt out: "He was my only son. I want justice for my son. I want justice."   At the University of Santo Tomas, the mood in most areas of the campus is somber. The prevailing sentiment,...
Lakbayan 2017 protest march.

CPP: Sept 21 protest to shine spotlight on fascist crimes, Duterte regime

MANILA - The Communist Party of the Philippines said all of the victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s "political persecution, armed oppression and bloody campaign...
Caraga State U Forestry board placers in Top 10

Caraga U graduate tops Forester board exams, 6 more take topnotcher spots

Butuan City - A graduate from Caraga State University (CSU) here took the top spot in the September 2017 Forester board examination, for the...

Besides robbery, Caloocan cops in illegal raid face child-abuse raps for using minor in ops

The Department of Justice Task Force on Child Protection has been directed to thoroughly investigate the alleged acts of child abuse committed by 13 Caloocan City policemen who allegedly used a minor to rob a house they raided.

‘SANA MARANGAL’| CHR’s Gascon won’t quit, urges Duterte to raise discourse to a ‘more honorable’ level

After President Rodrigo Duterte likened him to a pedophile, CHR Chairman Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon on Monday appealed to the chief executive to raise the level of public discourse to a more “honorable” discussion.

WATCH | VICTIM OF HAZING ? UST law student dumped on Tondo sidewalk, declared dead in hospital

(UPDATED - 9:00 p.m.) The father of a University of Sto. Tomas law student is seeking justice for the death of his 22-year-old son, who he believes was a victim of hazing.

THE RIVER LIVES | Here’s why train operator LRMC also deploys tiny plants and weird balls on dirty esteros

We own this river - it is an indispensable part of our lives, and we must be responsible stewards for it. With this message to various stakeholders, the operator of LRT-1 undertook for the second year on Saturday a massive make-or-break cleanup for rivers, with focus on the environmentally challenged Tripa de Gallina in Pasay City.