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Carl’s Friend Found Dead Too (With 30 Stab Wounds)

Mercilessly killed like a pig. Almost three weeks after he was last seen in Caloocan City with Carl Arnaiz, 14-year old minor Reynaldo De Guzman was finally found. Sadly, like his friend Carl, he is dead with thirty stab wounds on his body. De Guzman was the last person seen with the 19-year old Arnaiz on the night of August 18, 2017, when the latter was killed in Caloocan after he allegedly shot it out with policemen who had accosted him for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. However...

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Bishop Soc Villegas: Our Nation Is In Crisis But We Must Continue

Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates “Soc” Villegas appealed on the faithful including priests and nuns not to succumb to fear and hopelessness as he encouraged them to continue “teaching” despite the hostility of the present government to the Catholic Church. The fervent and timely call was made by Villegas during the opening of the second synod of the archdiocese held during the mass at St. John the Evangelist Metropolitan Cathedral last Saturday. Villegas who is also the incumbent president...

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INC’s Manalo siblings seek help from CHR, Red Cross

Beleaguered members of the highly-influential Manalo family allegedly under involuntary house detention are seeking the intervention of the Philippine National Red Cross (PRC), through Sen. Richard Gordon, claiming that they are now living under “inhuman conditions.” Felix Nathaniel “Ka Angel” Manalo and Lolita “Lottie” Manalo-Hemedez, siblings of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) executive minister Eduardo Manalo, are crying for help and pleading for immediate “humanitarian” intercession, allegedly...

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Read: Privilege speech of Gabriela Rep. De Jesus vs. violence on women

Women’s Unity to End Abuse of Women and the Motherland PRIVILEGE SPEECH Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Emmi De Jesus Ipinagdidiwang ng kababaihan sa buong mundo ang International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women o IDEVAW. Kasabay nito ang taunang pagtatakda ng National Consciousness Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children ang Nobyembre 25 sa bisa ng Republic Act 10398, ang batas na matagumpay na naipasa natin sa Kongreso sa pangunguna ng Gabriela...

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OWWA, DSWD called to protect OFWs’ children

ACTS-OFW party-list Representative Aniceto “John” Bertiz called on local government units, the Overseas Workers’ Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to actively monitor children left behind by OFW parents in the care of distant relatives, neighbors and friends to ensure that these children are not being subjected to physical or emotional abuse. Bertiz issued this appeal in light of the brutal death of a 2-year old boy who...