A mockery of justice

A coalition of indigenous people’s organization call the suggestion “a mockery of customary law and tribal judicial system” while some 34 indigenous or lumad families from the village of Dao in San Fernando town, also in Bukidnon, went on hunger strike last month over the provincial government’s “insensitivity.”

Rains bring Sendong flashbacks to a city in danger of forgetting

A low pressure area accompanying the first typhoon to hit the country this year poured at least 50 millimetres of rain in five hours on June 4, raising both water levels and fear in a city ravaged by a fatal flash flood only last December.