Spare Julie Alipala; respect journalists

The members of the working press belonging to Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC) Incorporated, would like to call on those people behind dubious facebook account Phil Leaks to spare Julie Alipala from their tirades and respect the work of the journalist. As Mindanaoans, we work in a hostile environment, but free from influence of anyone …

A story about Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch

By:  Atty. Abeto  A. Salcedo Jr. The authorities raided the Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch Natural Medical Center in Victoria, Tarlac on Friday and closed its pharmacy for allegedly selling food supplements without authorization. The case was initiated from the complaints filed by medical societies before the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). These kinds of occurrences are …

Making Things Count

IN his third State of the Nations Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Roa Duterte raised an important pronouncement regarding the protection of the environment and the policy of the government to prohibit open pit mining.   “Do not destroy the environment or compromise our resources. Repair what you have mismanaged. Try to change management radically because this …

Tuloy ang Laban

Davao City— Filipinos are curious on the reasons of the Oblation as one of the symbols of the University of the Philippines. UP students, alumni, professors, staff and even the Filipino sculptor Guillermo Tolentino have different notions about Oble.   As a fresh graduate who journeyed the in and outs of UP, my perception of …

A new Philippine future beside the exodus?

by JEREMAIAH M. OPINIANO EVERY seventh of June, a Southeast Asian archipelago commemorates the “heroism” of compatriots who have been a visible reason for the steady growth of their motherland’s economy. The celebration is National Migrant Workers Day, and the date’s historicity is brought about by the passage of a law to protect the rights …