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File photo of Task Force Mapalad farmers urging the Aquino administration to give them land, complete CARP. Photo from TFM

Negros News – Congress urged to OK twin…

NEGROS NEWS – Farmers belonging to national peasant federation Task Force Mapalad (TFM) are urging Congress to immediately pass twin proposed legislations that will ensure the completion of the acquisition and distribution to farmer-beneficiaries of…

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Abu Sayyaf Militants

Philippine News – At least 20 killed in…

PHILIPPINE NEWS, MANILA – At least 20 people have been killed in the southern Philippines following military and police clashes with Abu Sayyaf and BIFF militants. Three of the casualties were victims of suspected extortion…

A marker on a mass grave for more than 500 people at the Cathedral grounds in Palo, Leyte stand testament to the lack of a verifiable number as to how many people really perished as a largely unprepared central Philippines stood up against the strongest typhoon on earth. (Photo by JnGrey)

Tanauan News – A year after Yolanda: Negative…

TANAUAN NEWS – Survivors here working with a Rome based international humanitarian aid organization have noted the quiet resurgence of criminal activities like daytime theft and candid robberies a year after world efforts to save…

Kirby has been showing signs of trauma after Typhoon Haiyan, Leyte, Philippines (Photos by VJ Villafranca/Save the Children)

Philippine News – One year on, a child…

PHILIPPINE NEWS, MANILA – Children who survived Typhoon Yolanda, a year ago this November 8th have spoken to leading child rights organization Save the Children and highlighted that their plight is far from over. Despite…