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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Martial Law in Animation

Below are video animations of  “Our History: The Marcos Legacy. ISINUKA NA, ISUSUBO PA ULI” shared to us by Susan Quimpo, author of the book “Subersive Lives”. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:  

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Alternative lawyers, human rights workers endorse Robredo, Ban against anti-democracy candidates sought

Alternative lawyers, human rights workers endorse Robredo Ban against anti-democracy candidates sought More than 200 alternative lawyers, legal advocates, paralegals, and human rights defenders from different areas in the country made public their support for vice-presidential candidate and Naga Representative Leni Robredo in the coming May 9 elections. Robredo, a […]

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Laban Namin ang Laban ni Leni [Statement]

We, alternative lawyers, legal advocates, paralegals, and human rights defenders, express our support for Leni Robredo, and affirm her platform, “Inaangat ang nasa laylayan ng lipunan,” to address critical issues of poverty and inequality, at this crucial juncture for our country. We enjoin voters to choose Leni for her commitment […]

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BBFI empowers people to help in nation-building through savings

VILLANUEVA, Misamis Oriental—Why is it that despite a growing economy, majority of Filipino daily wage-earners, especially those in communities where banking institutions are absent, are still powerless to uplift their economic status? This is the question often asked by development workers and their answers are as varied and colorful as […]

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Bangko sa Balay Opens Villanueva Branch

VILLANUEVA, Misamis Oriental—Nine years since its establishment in Gingoog City, Bangko sa Balay opened another branch in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental to help Misamisnons contribute their share to the economic development of the province, Mindanao, the Philippines and the world. Marina Javier and Jita Getalada, Barangay Health Workers (BHW) of Barangay […]

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Twenty barangays across Vis-Min shortlisted for Balay Mindanaw Awards

For outstanding community initiatives, land rights advocacy, resiliency projects, and peace dialogues, twenty barangays from across the Visayas and Mindanaw have been shortlisted for the very first Balay Mindanaw Awards. Three barangays were shortlisted for the Kaangayan Award (Equity): Barangay Mimbuahan, Sugbongcogon, Misamis Oriental; Barangay San Vicente, Sumilao, Bukidnon; Barangay […]

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Christians in Politics – A Right and a Responsibility

Christians in Politics – A Right and a Responsibility Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro This year, the Easter season coincides with the official start of the electoral campaign period for local candidates. We are also approaching the final month before national and local elections. Christians once more […]

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