Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday welcomed International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s move to seek permission to probe killings in the Philippines being linked to the government’s drug war.
Bukidnon Hit by Earthquake with 5.7 Magnitude EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 5.7 magnitude quake in Bukidnon, June 14, 2021. Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes. One of… Continue reading EARTHQUAKE: 5.7 Magnitude Quake Recorded in Bukidnon
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday said the Department of National Defense “fully supports” the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend by another six months the suspension of the abrogation of the country’s Visiting Forces Agreement with the US.
Davao Prison and Penal Farm Forty more personnel of the Davao Prison and Penal Farm (DPPF) in Davao del Norte have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a statement, DPPF said that of those vaccinated last Friday, June 11, seven personnel got their second dose, while 33 had their first dose. The June… Continue reading 40 more DPPF personnel get COVID-19 vaccines
A group of Filipino nurses is calling on the government to lift the deployment ban of nurses and health workers and the hiring of 48,000 nurses to strengthen the public health system.
GENEVA, Switzerland – The WHO warned Monday that Covid-19 was moving faster than the vaccines, and said the G7’s vow to share a billion doses with poorer nations was simply not enough. ‘WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN) Global health leaders also warned the pledge was too little, too late, with more than… Continue reading WHO warns virus quicker than vaccines after G7 doses pledge
“This announcement is a moment of hope for thousands of families in the Philippines who are grieving those lost to the government s so-called ‘war on drugs’,” said Callamard, a former special rapporteur of the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights.
THE Supreme Court stood pat on its ruling that declared Camarines Norte Gov. Edgardo Tallado as the legitimate local chief executive of the province who can seek a “fourth term” as governor. In a March 2, 2021 ruling which was released only recently, the full court junked all motions for reconsideration filed by the Commission… Continue reading High court affirms win of Camarines Norte gov
Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go sent additional aid to thousands of market and fishpen vendors in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. The staff of Go conducted a series of distribution activities at Himamaylan National High School, Barangay Cabanbanan covered court, Cardio-an Elementary School, and Barangay Talabon covered court, where the 2,617 beneficiaries were divided into small… Continue reading Bong Go sends support to vendors in Himamaylan
ALICIA, Isabela: Dried marijuana leaves worth P2.5 million were confiscated by a joint operation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), reports released on Monday said. The PDEA identified the suspect as Isaiah Jet Co alias Ijay, 26 years old and a resident of Barangay Baluarte in Santiago City.… Continue reading P2.5M marijuana confiscated in Isabela