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Lani Mercado ‘kills’ Imelda on Twitter
by Janvic Mateo - May 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla of Bacoor, Cavite mistakenly announced the death of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos on social media on Sunday night.
Martial law victims in MM to get partial compensation
by Janvic Mateo - May 8, 2017 - 12:00am
The Human Rights Victims Claims Board (HRVCB) will start distributing today the partial compensation of those in the initial list of martial law victims eligible to receive reparation from the government.
Callamard disqualification from UN probe sought
by Janvic Mateo - May 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Philippine ambassador to United Nations (UN) Teodoro Locsin Jr. yesterday sought the disqualification of UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard from conducting any...
Philippines faces grilling from UN rights body
by Janvic Mateo - May 8, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippine government will be grilled today on the human rights situation in the country before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland during the third cycle of its Universal Periodic...
‘Rody ICC case dead, thanks to Callamard’
by Janvic Mateo - May 7, 2017 - 12:00am
“Dead as a door nail.”
War on drugs does not work – Callamard
by Janvic Mateo - May 6, 2017 - 12:00am
The war on drugs does not work as it breeds more problems for governments engaged in it, United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard said yesterday.
Rody on CA’s rejection of Gina: Lobby money talks
by Janvic Mateo - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte is not discounting the possibility that interest groups might have used lobby money in the confirmation hearings of the Commission on Appointments (CA) that led to the rejection of Gina Lopez as...
UN rapporteur in Manila for drug policy meet
by Janvic Mateo - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamard is in the country to attend a conference on drug policy at the University of the Philippines today.
CHED, Fulbright to send more scholars to US
by Janvic Mateo - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) renewed its partnership with the United States government and the Philippine-American Education Foundation (PAEF) to open more scholarship grants for Filipino graduate ...
DOST holds climate science classes for high school students
by Janvic Mateo - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
The Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI) recently held a series of climate science classes for high school students to highlight the role of the youth in addressing the...
CHR to monitor UN review of Philippines rights record
by Janvic Mateo - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) will send a delegation to Geneva next week to monitor the third round of the universal periodic review of the Philippines by the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC).
Sotto hit over ‘single mom’ remark
by Janvic Mateo - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Netizens and women’s groups bashed Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III for his remarks about Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo being a single mother during the Commission on Appointments (CA) hearing...
CHR, PNP face-off looms over ‘hidden cell’
by Janvic Mateo - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
A face-off between the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) appears to be brewing after the discovery of a “hidden cell” in the Manila Police District (MPD) Station...
13 MPD cops axed over ‘hidden cell’
by Janvic Mateo - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Manila Police District (MPD) Station 1 commander Superintendent Robert Domingo and 12 members of the station’s drug enforcement unit (DEU) were relieved from their posts yesterday after a “hidden cell”...
CHED vows proper implementation of free tuition policy
by Janvic Mateo - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Commission of Higher Education (CHED) chair Patricia Licuanan has assured the public of the orderly implementation of the free tuition policy in state universities and colleges (SUCs) for the coming school year...
DepEd bucks lowering of minimum age of criminal responsibility
by Janvic Mateo - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) has voiced its opposition to the pending legislation seeking to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) from 15 years old to nine years old.
Briones apologizes after athletes faint at Palaro opening
by Janvic Mateo - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Education Secretary Leonor Briones apologized after several student athletes competing at the ongoing Palarong Pambansa in Antique fainted due to extreme heat at the event’s opening ceremonies last Sunday...
SC tells Leni: Pay P15-M counter-protest bond
by Janvic Mateo - April 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court (SC) has rejected the bid of Vice President Leni Robredo to defer the payment of the P15.44-million cash bond required for her counter-protest against former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in their...
CHR ready to cooperate with ICC on Rody case
by Janvic Mateo - April 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it is prepared to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) should it seek assistance from the human rights body with regard to the complaint filed against President...
900 athletes with disabilities to join Palarong Pambansa
by Janvic Mateo - April 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Nine hundred student-athletes with disabilities will join the more than 10,000 delegates who will compete in the annual Palarong Pambansa in Antique this week.
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