ILPS condemns torture and murder of Indian Maoists and Adivasis captives

The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) condemns in the strongest terms the killing of 28 Maoist revolutionaries and the summary killing of 11 hors de combat after being tortured in Odisha on October 24, 2016. Eleven revolutionaries who were injured in the armed encounter were reportedly captured alive but were subsequently tortured and summarily …

Youth Leadership Summit

The Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry Division Thursday, November 3, sponsored the second  Compostela Valley Youth Leadership Summit at Laak, Compostela Valley Province.  Photo by 10th Infantry Division

MNLF Chair Nur Misuari a free man now

THIS best describes fugitive Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari when he was presented to President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila on Thursday, November 3, seven days after the court suspended the proceedings and enforcement of warrants of arrest against him. President Rodrigo Duterte presented Misuari and his delegation were presented to the members …

Sunstar Davao report: Growers hail deal that assures Japan market for bananas

MINDANAO banana growers and exporters laud the agreement between Farmind Corp., a Japanese company, and the Department of Agriculture for the supply of 20 million boxes of Cavendish bananas to the Japanese market every year. Ferdinand Marañon, president of the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport)-Davao said in a phone interview with SunStar Davao that the …

Dominguez downplays fears of US businessmen

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez will meet the American businessman in the country to discuss their concerns amid increasingly frayed ties between the Philippines and the United States as President Rodrigo Duterte focus on China. Dominguez emphasized despite the recent statements of the President he believes US firms would remain in the country as long as …

Duterte visits parents’ graveyard on All Saints day

President Rodrigo Duterte joined Filipinos all over the country in remembering their beloved dead, as he visited the tombs of his parents Soledad and late governor Vicente at the wireless cemetery in Davao City 10:30 November 1. Duterte had to reschedule his visit due to heavy dowmnpour. Davao residents were also drenched in water as …

ASIAN journalists to meet in Singapore

About 30 Asian journalist is set to meet for the five-day Digital Media Conference in Singapore on November 7 to 11. Delegates from Phillippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia are expected to enhance their skills on digital media as sponsored by WAN-IFRA. WAN-IFRA is the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers which help journalist …

DSWD-ARMM beneficiaries receive roughly P2 million worth of projects during Duterte visit

Cotabato City  – The Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-ARMM) distributed roughly P2 million worth of projects and services to more than 400 beneficiaries during the People’s Day celebration. The celebration coincides with the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte at the ARMM Compound in Cotabato City, on …