Uganda Court Releases Red Pepper Editors

Uganda-  The eight (8) Red Pepper editors and senior managers arrested in Uganda on November based on charges of libel, offensive communication and publication of information prejudicial to security were granted bail pending further judicial proceedings on decvember 23, 2017. On 21 November, police operatives removed eight directors and editors from their offices at Pepper …

UPDATED! Tropical Depression Agaton

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Tropical Depression Agaton spared Caraga region, as it made a landfall in the Islands of Dinagat-Siargao at 1:am today, January 2. The Tropical Depression made five landfalls: Socorro, Surigao del Norte (1am, January 2); Claver,  Surigao del Sur (1:15am); Jagna, Bohol (4a,); Santander, Cebu (5am) and; Bais City, Negros Oriental and …

Tropical Depression Agaton threatens Eastern Mindanao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Strong winds and moderate rainshowers started to affect Davao areas as Tropical Depression Agaton is expected  to make a landfall evening of January 1 or dawn of January 2 in Caraga region. In its ‘Weather Advisory No. 2 issued 9:35 pm  Thunderstorm is affecting #NorthernSamar #Masbate and nearby areas, which may persist within 2 …

Start 2018 with hope-CBCP

MANILA, Philippines  — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on New Year’s Day urged the Filipino faithful to begin the present year with hope. CBCP President Archbishop Romulo Valles said the people should not lose hope, noting that there is hope as what is shown by the coming of Jesus Christ through His mother, …