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Visiting Bangsamoro leaders seek ‘safe, dignified return’ of Maranaws to their homes

NEW YORK CITY---Transitional justice under the newly signed Bangsamoro Organic Law should tackle first and foremost the bombing of Marawi and its aftermath---not only the plight of some 80,000 people still unable to return to their homes and about 1,000 missing persons, but also the cultural loss to the Maranaws from a war that was so unexpected and many feel uncalled for.   "They bombed our mosques, they bombed our madrasas, they bombed our schools. How can we go back to normalcy if these things are not restored? Marawi is not an ordinary land for us. These are also serving as the grave of our forefathers," said Tirmizy Abdullah, associate professor at Mindanao State Univ...Keep on reading: Visiting Bangsamoro leaders seek ‘safe, dignified return’ of Maranaws to their homes.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 21st, 2018Related News

IBP says arrest of 3 lawyers threatens rule of law

THE INTEGRATED Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said the arrest of three lawyers in relation to a raid in a Makati bar suspected as an illegal drug trading venue “raises grave concerns for the rule of law in the Philippines.” The post IBP says arrest of 3 lawyers threatens rule of law appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2018Related News

NFA brings rice to Zamboanga City villages after shortage

FOLLOWING A grave rice shortage in Zamboanga City in the past two weeks that saw regular mill rice sold at as much as P80 per kilogram, the National Food Authority (NFA) Zamboanga Peninsula regional office has launched a program to bring supply directly to the different villages. The post NFA brings rice to Zamboanga City villages after shortage appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2018Related News

Arrest of lawyers in Makati bar very grave cause for concern – IBP

MANILA, Philippines – The arrest of 3 lawyers who were monitoring the Time in Manila bar raid in Makati  is a "very grave cause for concern," the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said on Friday, August 17. "If you include even counsel in your, in the charge sheet, that's a very grave cause for concern not only for the IBP but ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2018Related News

Arrest of lawyers in Makati bar & apos;very grave cause for concern& apos; – IBP - Rappler

Arrest of lawyers in Makati bar 'very grave cause for concern' – IBP - Rappler.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2018Related News

Brazil judge lifts border closure for Venezuelan immigrants

BRASILIA— A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering Brazil. On Sunday, a federal judge in the northern state of Roraima ordered the border closed until the state could create “humanitarian” conditions to receive a massive of Venezuelans. Appeals court judge Kassio Marques acknowledged “grave violations of the public and […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopAug 8th, 2018Related News

Appeals court reverses order dismissing Mayor Gica

THE Court of Appeals (CA) Special 18th Division has overturned the decision to dismiss Dumanjug Mayor Efren Guntrano “Gungun” Gica over charges of serious dishonesty and grave misconduct. In a 14-page decision, CA Associate Justice Marilyn Lagura-Yap said that Gica cannot be held administratively accountable for misconduct he allegedly committed during his previous stint as… link: Appeals court reverses order dismissing Mayor Gica.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 31st, 2018Related News

Dismissed Cabanatuan vice mayor appeals case

Dismissed Cabanatuan City Vice Mayor Emmanuel Antonio Umali has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to reconsider its ruling finding him guilty of grave misconduct......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 29th, 2018Related News

Cedric Lee, Deniece Cornejo get 3 years for Vhong Navarro attack

A Taguig City court yesterday found businessman Cedric Lee, model Deniece Cornejo and several others guilty of grave coercion in connection with the attack on actor-host Ferdinand “Vhong” Navarro over four years ago......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 28th, 2018Related News

3 ‘EJK’ victims found in Zambales

SAN Felipe, Zambales -- The bodies of the missing provincial Population Commission chief and two others were found in a shallow grave in Bgy. Maculcol, here, Thursday morning. Zambales police irector Senior Supt. Cosme Abrenica identidified the victims as Norman Montevirgen, 64, Population Commission head of Zambales, of Bgy. Pagatpat,….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJul 27th, 2018Related News

‘Titanic’ director James Cameron backs bid for 5,500 items from ship

LONDON (AP) --- Filmmaker James Cameron and Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard are backing a bid by a group of British museums to acquire a collection of 5,500 artifacts from the sunken vessel. The campaign announced Tuesday aims to raise $20 million to buy the items from a private American company that salvaged them from the wreck. The director of the 1997 blockbuster "Titanic," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, said there are grave concerns that the collection will be broken up and sold privately because that company has filed for bankruptcy. "That's why people who feel some protective role have stepped up and kind of linked arms," Cameron said. "It's an incredib...Keep on reading: ‘Titanic’ director James Cameron backs bid for 5,500 items from ship.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 25th, 2018Related News

2 ex-police officials tagged in Cebu lawyer slay lose retirement benefits

    The Office of the Ombudsman has forfeited the retirement benefits and annulled the civil service eligibility of two former police officials who were tagged in the ambush-slay of Cebuano lawyer Noel Archival and his two companions in 2014.   In a joint resolution, the anti-graft office found Senior Supt. Romualdo Iglesia and Senior Insp. Joselito Lerion guilty of grave misconduct for driving vehicles bearing license plates that belong to other vehicles and owners.   "Apparently, the use of the plate numbers belonging to other vehicles was used by said respondents as a craft or disguise and evident premeditation that qualify the killing into mu...Keep on reading: 2 ex-police officials tagged in Cebu lawyer slay lose retirement benefits.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 19th, 2018Related News

Robredo seeks peaceful protest vs China moves in West PH Sea

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo urged Filipinos to "peacefully protest" China's behavior in the West Philippine Sea, as "the threat to our sovereignty" is the "most grave and alarming" among the issues the country is facing. "This is the time for us to peacefully protest ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2018Related News

STATEMENT: LODI on Inquirer’s takedown of Pepsi Paloma stories: “A humiliating case of self-censorship  and a dangerous precedent in time of tyranny”

We in the media and arts alliance LODI express grave disappointment and alarm at the Inquirer’s decision to take down three public interest articles about Pepsi Paloma from its website. This humiliating case of self-censorship sets a dangerous precedent adverse to press freedom, history and the cause of fighting child abuse in our country. We […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsJul 6th, 2018Related News

Right to access corporate records

The country's beloved business tycoon and philanthropist Washington SyCip must be turning in his grave in the wake of the filing of a criminal case by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against h.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 3rd, 2018Related News

Labor exec faces more raps over phone theft

A party-list congressman will file a grave misconduct case against Labor Undersecretary Jacinto Paras for allegedly stealing his cell phone at the House of Representatives in May......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 3rd, 2018Related News

Labor exec faces more raps over phone theft

A party-list congressman will file a grave misconduct case against Labor Undersecretary Jacinto Paras for allegedly stealing his cell phone at the House of Representatives in May. Source link link: Labor exec faces more raps over phone theft.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 2nd, 2018Related News

Sunken Indonesia ferry may have been located – officials

SIMALUNGUN, Indonesia: A sunken Indonesian ferry could be sitting 450 meters (1,475 feet) below the surface of one the world’s deepest lakes, officials said on Monday, raising fears that scores of missing may never be retrieved from their watery grave. The vessel was believed to be operating illegally with no manifest, life jackets or passenger [...] The post Sunken Indonesia ferry may have been located – officials appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2018Related News

Marcos camp laughs off Robredo delaying tactic

THE camp of former senator Ferdinand ”Bongbong” Marcos yesterday laughed off Vice President Leni Robredo’s latest bid to delay the recount of votes in the vice presidential race. In a press statement, Atty. Vic Rodriguez, Marcos’ spokesperson, described Robredo’s “manifestation of grave concern” filed before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal as….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJun 24th, 2018Related News

Baguio businesswomen implicate Justice Martires in stalls mess

MANILA, Philippines – Two businesswomen from Baguio filed complaints of attempted robbery, grave coercion, malicious mischief, and trespassing against 10 individuals, including a "trustee" of Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Martires. In the complaint recently filed before the Office of the City Prosecutor in Baguio, businesswomen ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 24th, 2018Related News