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FORBES, the American business magazine, recently reported that more Filipinos have been included in the exclusive billionaires' circle. Still the richest man in the Philippines is mall magnate Henry Sy Sr., ranked as the 73rd richest man in the world,...

"There is one dream that we all Filipinos share: that our children may have a better life than we have had. To make this country, our country, a nation for our children." — Jose W. Diokno Do not forget: We Filipinos are the first Asian people who...

Remembering Ka Pepe Diokno "I know my people. We will be free. We will develop. We will build our own societies. We will sing our own songs" — Jose W. Diokno [caption id="attachment_18122" align="aligncenter" width="500"] KA PEPE DIOKNO | Photo...

WE ARE REPRINTING this article originally titled "MILF guerrillas watch from a distance as PNP Board of Inquiry visits encounter site" first published on the website of MindaNews on February 25, 2015. SITIO ALILING, Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao...

REPRESENTATIVES of civil society organizations from Mindanao appealed to members of the Philippine legislature not to hold hostage the deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law following the Mamasapano incident in Maguindanao province. To know...

Civil society groups, peace advocates call on solons REPRESENTATIVES of civil society organizations from Mindanao appealed to members of the Philippine legislature not to hold hostage the deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law following the...

A CIVILIAN-BACKED military uprising that toppled a dictator, the EDSA People Power Revolt of 1986 capped long years of a tug o'war between repression and resistance. Born to a multitude of fathers and mothers who fought, died, and survived martial...