Visayan students, progressive groups protest alleged election irregularities

Students, militant groups, and labor unions from the Visayas take to the streets to demand fair and transparent elections after reports of irregularities on May 9 Students, militant groups, and labor unions from the Visayas took to the streets on Tuesday, May 10, to demand fair and transparent elections after reports of the Commission on … Read more

DOJ stands by charges vs De Lima, hands off in alleged coercion by officials

‘I hope that it is now clear to the Filipino people that the false charges against me were the product of a longstanding conspiracy involving high government officials,’ says Senator Leila de Lima MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has downplayed the retraction of its star witness, former corrections acting chief Rafael Ragos, … Read more

OFWs flag some PH posts’ alleged lack of outreach for overseas voting

MANILA, Philippines – Days before the voting period for the 2022 elections kicks off, community leaders of Filipinos flagged the alleged “unpreparedness” of some Philippine embassies and consulates in the month-long polling exercise. In a press conference on Tuesday, April 5, representatives of Filipino groups based in Hong Kong, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Canada, and the … Read more

Iloilo city council calls on DFA to look into alleged passport fixing

Iloilo City Councilor Ely Estante alleges that passport applicants pay as much as P10,000 just to have their applications processed faster ILOILO CITY, Philippines – The Iloilo city council on Tuesday, March 15, called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to look into their passport application and renewal system, amid red tape claims in … Read more

Westbrook family slams alleged ‘death wishes’ by fans

This story first appeared on ClutchPoints. Following the Los Angeles Lakers loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, Russell Westbrook used his post-game press conference to stand by his wife, Nina, for her recent posts about the harassment directed at their family, adding that the “shaming” of his name has gone too far — … Read more