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.”

ARMM’s provincial heads would rather be absent than show up without their private armies?

COTABATO CITY, Southern Philippines – None of the five provincial governors of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) showed up to hear Mujiv Hataman report on his first 100 days as the administrative area’s Officer in Charge last April 16. No, their absence wasn’t because the governors don’t support the man President Benigno Aquino …Read More

Mixed reactions on Philippine senator’s taking office

While residents of Bukidnon province are saddened over senator Juan Miguel Zubiri’s resignation at the Senate, residents here, where his political rival Aquilino Pimentel III hails, are not celebrating either .