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Parlade scolded for threat to Liza Soberano, Catriona Gray
by Jonathan de Santos - October 22, 2020 - 2:44pm
Hontiveros told Parlade that "by silencing [these women], you are letting the violence, rape and abuse that many Filipinos experience pass." 
Taliptip: A long goodbye where the sea will soon meet the sky
by Jonathan de Santos - October 15, 2020 - 7:33am
With the franchise for the New Manila International Airport nearly a done deal, the last residents of Sitio Kinse in Barangay Taliptip consider their move inland and away from the lives they are accustomed to.
Whatever happened to: Anti-COVID motorcycle barriers
by Jonathan de Santos - October 7, 2020 - 9:15am
The motorcycle barriers are plastic shields meant to prevent COVID-19 transmission between the motorcycle driver and their passenger.
Lumad school disputes photos of 'ambush demonstration' posted by Army officer
by Jonathan de Santos - October 4, 2020 - 11:40am
"The children are acting out out how two Lumad farmers, Randell and Emel, were killed in January 2019 and how the [Armed Forces of the Philippines] harassed evacuees in August 2018," Alcadev said in a post in F...
'Upwelling' due to rain likely cause of Manila Bay fish kill — BFAR
by Jonathan de Santos - September 20, 2020 - 12:06pm
BFAR said its water quality testing found a low level of dissolved oxygen in samples collected in the area.
Why officials' false claims of being misquoted do not help anyone
by Jonathan de Santos - July 20, 2020 - 8:55pm
Media should be quick to correct and apologize for errors in reporting but should not let government officials' claims of misreporting slide if they are false, a journalism professor said.
Bangsamoro hopes for representation in Anti-Terrorism Council
by Jonathan de Santos - July 5, 2020 - 10:23am
"Rest assured that we will support the implementation of the law and commit to continue the conversation within the Bangsamoro, in our effort to provide the National Government realistic content on the ground," Ebrahim...
Pimentel: I did not delay proceedings on Makati Med incident
by Jonathan de Santos - July 1, 2020 - 3:10pm
"Clearly, the delay cannot be attributed to me," Pimentel said.
Sister Mary John Mananzan is not 'leader for life' of a 'communist terrorist' group
by Jonathan de Santos - June 26, 2020 - 9:19am
Mananzan is not a "leader for life" of women's group Gabriela and is "not as involved in the day-to-day operations of GABRIELA as when she was chairperson."
Riding someone else's motorcycle? Be ready to prove you're not a criminal
by Jonathan de Santos - June 14, 2020 - 12:55pm
The law will affect motorcyclists using units that may be registered under a relative's name or those who may be using a borrowed unit who may, at the very least be delayed, at police checkpoints.
Muslim Filipinos at most risk from anti-terrorism bill 'overreach, abuse'
by Jonathan de Santos - June 7, 2020 - 4:03pm
"Overall, this is a problematic omission [because] it is the Muslim communities that have been hurt the most by terrorism in this country. It is also the Muslim community that will likewise suffer the overreach and...
No face-to-face classes as Duterte OKs DepEd's 'blended' learning proposal
by Jonathan de Santos - May 28, 2020 - 10:04pm
"These are all consistent with your preference that we should not be physically sending our children until this is safe to do so," Briones told the president.
IP rights advocates wary of using 'idle' ancestral domain as food production areas
by Jonathan de Santos - April 17, 2020 - 1:33pm
"From the start, this has been used productively, cared for and preserved by the IPs because this is our land and our livelihood," Rep. Cullamat said.
Metro Manila quarantine: Travel only to get supplies and for work
by Jonathan de Santos - March 14, 2020 - 10:27am
Under the general community quarantine "movement of people shall be limited to accessing basic necessities and work; and uniformed personnel and quarantine officers shall be present at border points."
UP president: No police, military on campus without coordination
by Jonathan de Santos - December 11, 2019 - 8:41pm
University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion said Wednesday that he has not agreed to let police and military personnel into the university's campuses despite a claim by Sen. Ronald Dela Rosa that he...
Amid 'laglagan' fears, Robredo assures agencies she understands confidentiality
by Jonathan de Santos - November 17, 2019 - 12:16pm
"I think the DILG has been doing a good job with this. I don't think they are hiding anything," she said in Filipino. "I also understand what information cannot be divulged to media. If it's sensitive, then it shouldn't...
People on the Periphery
by Jonathan de Santos - October 30, 2019 - 7:31pm
The Duterte administration is said to have spurred a 'golden age of infrastructure' with development projects that promise prosperity and employment. We look behind the glitter to see what that development could...
Kaliwa Dam: Dumagats fear losing homes, culture to sate Manila's thirst
by Jonathan de Santos - October 28, 2019 - 11:34am
Development is coming to Queborosa, a sitio in Infanta where a community of Dumagats lives beside the Kaliwa River as they have for generations.
DENR issues ECC for Kaliwa Dam project
by Jonathan de Santos - October 21, 2019 - 5:51pm
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System obtained an environmental compliance certificate issued by the environment department’s Environmental Management Bureau for the proposed P18.7-billion Kaliwa...
Duterte certification no guarantee of SOGIE Equality bill passage
by Jonathan de Santos - September 11, 2019 - 10:36am
"Whatever would make the mechanisms of... What—what would make them happy," President Duterte, who said he is against all forms of discrimination, said.
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