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Senate Joins Int’l Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of Universal Declaration on Democracy

Senate Joins Int’l Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of Universal Declaration on Democracy.....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuSep 14th, 2017

‘Yolanda Commemoration Day’ pushed

SENATOR Sonny Angara wants November 8 declared as “Yolanda Commemoration Day” to mark the day the supertyphoon struck the Eastern Visayas region. Ahead of the fourth anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda, Angara filed Senate Bill 1596 which seeks to declare November 8 as a special non-working public holiday in Eastern Visayas….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

Baguio joins nationwide protest against tyranny

BAGUIO CITY — The afternoon rain did not stop Baguio protesters from staging a march rally in response to the call for a national day of protest against extrajudicial killings, martial law and tyranny on September 21, the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 24th, 2017

President Duterte Will Most Likely End as a Failure

We Filipinos have to learn the hard way that in a properly functioning democracy, there are no shortcuts, no quick and easy way of doing things, no miracles—only hard work, constant vigilance. We said as much in an early editorial and we want to stress that point again today in light of the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2017

DPWH-Biliran joins 119th DPWH anniversary and sportsfest celebration

DPWH Biliran District Engineering Office (BDEO) actively participated on the DPWH Sportsfest activities in commemoration of the 119th DPWH Anniversary Celebration with this year’s theme: “Kapayapaan ay Bigyan Daan, Upang Kaunlaran ay Makamtan”......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2017

EDITORIAL - Stand up for someone’s rights

The country joins the world today in marking 68 years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration on Human Rights......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 9th, 2016

Brunei Sultan hails China, US support to Asean

  Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiahon Mondayafternoon attended the 5th Asean-United States Summit and the 20th Asean-China Summit which were held at the PhilippineInternational Convention Center in Manila.   His Majesty first attended the 5th Asean-US Summit to Commemmorate the 40th Anniversary of Asean-US Dialogue Relations.   The Asean-US Summit began with opening remarks by Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines as Chairman of Asean, who welcomed Donald J Trump, the President of the United States of America to the Summit. This was followed by a statement from President Trump.   The President Duterte then invited Dato L...Keep on reading: Brunei Sultan hails China, US support to Asean.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: ASEAN-US Summit. 13 Nov 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk REMARKS OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE AND US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP DURING THE 5th ASEAN-US SUMMIT COMMEMORATION AND THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ASEAN-US DIALOGUE RELATIONS [Philippine International Convention […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Constitutional education needs to be taught in senior high – Pangilinan

November 9, 2017. Seeking to develop informed, active, and responsible citizens who value and uphold democracy, Senator Francis Pangilinan has filed a bill that would integrate Constitutional Education in the senior high school curriculum. Senate Bill 1610, or the Constitutional Education Act, was filed Wednesday… Source link link: Constitutional education needs to be taught in senior high – Pangilinan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2017

Social Watch PH seeks unitary hike of tobacco sin tax at maximum level

Social Watch Philippines urged the Philippine Senate on Wednesday to approve legislation for a unitary increase of tobacco sin tax at the maximum level. This, said SWP, should be a deliberate action to curb smoking especially among the youth, decrease health-related diseases and death from smoking, and increase revenue collection for Universal Health Care and other Sustainable Development Goals programs......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the world’s '1 musical THE LION KING, …

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the world’s '1 musical THE LION KING, ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

Chinese ‘sworn brothers’ in 20th century Philippines

It's the 10th anniversary of the publication of Charson Ong's "Banyaga a Song of War," coming after the acclaimed "An Embarrassment of Riches," and this second novel is worth going back to or simply reading if you haven't done so. The "war" in the title refers not just to WWII and the Japanese Occupation---indeed the author devotes many chapters to this---but also to the silent war between Christianity and Buddhist, that is, between Filipino and Chinese culture; the war which Marcos unleashed with martial law; and the conflict between generations, specifically between fathers and sons. Almost epic in scope, the novel ranges in time from the 1930s, with militarist Japan invading...Keep on reading: Chinese ‘sworn brothers’ in 20th century Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

How should the work on the Asian Charter for Human Rights be carried forward?

A presentation made at a workshop organized by the Asian Human Rights Commission and the May 18th Foundation on the preparations for the 20th Anniversary of the Asian Human Rights Charter 1998......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

UP Baguio remembers Martial Law

BAGUIO CITY — Student organizations of the University of the Philippines Baguio held several activities from September 19 to 21 to commemorate the 45th year anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 24th, 2017

Editorial: A National Day of Protest

The President declared the anniversary date of the declaration of martial law by then president Ferdinand Marcos as the first national day of protest, as if to steal and take away the thunder from the legitimate protest and rage of the Filipino people against the oppressive fascist dictators’ rule of the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 24th, 2017

Why I did not join martial law protesters

My friends asked me to speak in a forum against martial law on the anniversary of its declaration by Marcos After all, I played an important role then when I.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2017

Never again

At least a hundred protesters joined the 45th commemoration of Ferdinand Marcos' declaration of martial law at the Magsaysay Park in downtown Cagayan de Oro, on Sept.21,2017. Bagong Alyansang Makabayan chair  Wildon Barros said the low turnout was expected since most of the people's organizations affiliated with Bayan-Northern Mindanao Region  joined the Lakbayan 2017 in [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2017

End martial law

Protest actions  to commemorate the 45th anniversary of Ferdinand Marcos' declaration of martial law on 21 September 2017 were held nationwide, including in Davao City, home of President Rodrigo Duterte who is being urged to lift martial law. Duterte, the first Mindanawon President, declared martial law eight hours after clashes between government forces and the [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2017

Thousands join ML anniversary rallies

MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of protesters yesterday marked the anniversary of the 1972 martial law declaration by late strongman Ferdinand Marcos with an.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2017

Imelda seeks acquittal in 10 graft cases

MANILA, Philippines — As the nation commemorated the 45th anniversary of former president Ferdinand Marcos’ declaration of martial law, his widow maintained.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2017

Commemorating the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law

Photos by CANDICE MANGILI www.nordis.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 21st, 2017