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PEACETALK: The Jolo Siege of 1974, Half a Century Hence:  Notes on History, War, Peace, Law and Justice (1)

(First of two parts) NAGA CITY (MindaNews /20 February) – On the occasion of the 50th anniversary commemoration of “The Siege of Jolo 1974: A Forum and Webinar with Survivors and Victims” was held on 12 February 2024 at Bocobo Hall, Law Center, University of the Philippines (U.P.), Diliman, Quezon City.  This was planned, organized […].....»»

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PEACETALK: The Jolo Siege of 1974, Half a Century Hence: Notes on History, War, Peace, Law and Justice (2)

(Last of two parts) Watersheds in Philippine and Bangsamoro History: War and Peace NAGA CITY (MindaNews / 21 February) – In Philippine national history of the contemporary period of the past five or six decades, there are two clear key watershed events: first, the September 1972 declaration of martial law that established the Marcos dictatorship; […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2024

Survivors muster courage to retell horrors of Jolo siege

Five decades after the Jolo Siege in 1974, national consciousness remains full of haze. From Marcos Sr. to Marcos Jr., the search for justice remains. The post Survivors muster courage to retell horrors of Jolo siege appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

Jolo Revilla, Angelica Alita may baby na makalipas ang 5 years na pagsasama 

MAY baby na ang mag-asawang Angelica Alita at Jolo Revilla! Ang masayang balita, ibinandera mismo ng politician-actor sa social media. Ramdam ang saya at tuwa ng mag-asawa dahil after five years mula nang ikinasal sila ay finally may panganay na anak na sila. “Today is a very special day for us,” sey ni Jolo sa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2024

A Pacific war, siege, seduction

“Diplomacy must never be a siege but a seduction,” says Michael Douglas as Benjamin Franklin in the Apple TV+’s “Franklin.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2024

Mendiola massacre victims honored by continuing demands for peace talks, genuine agrarian reform

“Our commitment to lasting peace never ended. For the martyrs of Mendiola, we continue to assert peace talks [in different administrations] together with the KMP, and we acknowledge the recent breakthroughs in the Oslo Joint Statement, a sign for the resumption of peace talks." The post Mendiola massacre victims honored by continuing demands for peace talks, genuine agrarian reform appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJan 25th, 2024

Jolo Revilla, beauty queen Angelica Alita welcome baby girl

Actor and Cavite 1st District Representative Jolo Revilla and his beauty queen wife Angelica Alita welcomed their baby girl last January 31. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2024

Barmm opens Pasalubong Center at Jolo Port

Barmm opens Pasalubong Center at Jolo Port.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

NDFP consultants welcome return of peace talks to national level

Detained National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultants welcome reported dialogues to revive stalled formal peace negotiations with the Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Government of the Republic of the Philippines, expressing hope to join the talks if efforts succeed. The post NDFP consultants welcome return of peace talks to national level appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 29th, 2024

PEACETALK: Room for the human element in the GRP-NDFP peace framework?

NAGA CITY (MindaNews / 9 January) – As we enter the New Year, it has been noted by Satur C. Ocampo that “by all indications, the coming year will see the continuation and even intensification of devastating wars in the world… Even here in the Philippines, deadly hostilities are taking place.”   Some of these recent […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2024

Justice for drug war victims up to judiciary – Marcos

It would be up to the Philippine police and judiciary to give justice to those who were killed during the previous administration’s drug war, President Marcos said, as he maintained that he won’t support the International Criminal Court probe on the controversial campaign......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 6th, 2024

Lab Notes | Rosario’s black sand: That which we call home

Juan is just one out of many fisherfolk unable to make a living from the sight that greets them in the morning and lulls them at night. When reclamation started in Manila Bay and in Bulacan Aerotropolis, it meant finding source material for dumping, and there is no need to look farther than Cavite whose coasts are rich in black sand. High in iron content, the black sand can be used for concrete and asphalt production—a vital ingredient for built infrastructure. The post Lab Notes | Rosario’s black sand: That which we call home appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJan 18th, 2024

Dela Rosa considers war with China but admits: ‘Hindi naman natin kaya’

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa is already fed up with China’s persistent harassments in the West Philippine Sea, prompting thoughts of engaging in war with Beijing. But he knows, war is not an option. “Naubos na ang sasabihin ko dapat dyan. Short of declaring war na tayo dyan against sa kanila e,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2024

Sectors revive conflict-affected Marawi public library

Cross-section efforts to reopen and convert into a “peace education facility” the Marawi City Public Library, shut as the Maute terror group laid siege to 11 barangays in the city for five months in 2017 and remained closed due the COVID-19 pandemic, are gaining headway......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2024

Fruitas raises P200-M through sale of corporate notes

Fruitas disclosed that it sold P200 million worth of corporate notes in a private placement to banks and institutional investors......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Tax Notes: BIR issues clarification on the taxation of cross-border services

Tax Notes: BIR issues clarification on the taxation of cross-border services.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 31st, 2024

Yellow Cab launches Half Moon Pizza

Yellow Cab Pizza Co. introduces Half Moon Pizza, a “just-for-you” size ideal for solo diners and available in Pepperoni and Hawaiian flavors for only P159.00. This budget-friendly alternative is designed for solo diners on a tight budget and is perfect for budget-conscious individuals or someone looking for a lighter meal.  Yellow Cab’s Half Moon Pizzas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2024

Fruitas raises P200 million from corporate notes

Fruitas Holdings Inc. has completed its maiden private placement, raising P200 million from the issuance of corporate notes......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Tax Notes: BIR clarifies tax treatment of interest on borrowings

Tax Notes: BIR clarifies tax treatment of interest on borrowings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2024

Tax Notes: BIR clarifies treatment, conversion of foreign currency transactions

Tax Notes: BIR clarifies treatment, conversion of foreign currency transactions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2024

PVO notes drop in egg price

PVO notes drop in egg price.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2024