Duterte calls for unity with Muslims on Ramadan

04/24/2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has called for unity and solidarity amid the pandemic “regardless of faith or creed” as Filipino Muslims begin today the holy month of Ramadan. In his message, the President also urged Muslims to turn…

DepEd to decide on calls to shorten classes

Rosalie Abatayo 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has yet to decide on the calls to cut short the school year amid the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) threat. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, Central Visayas director of DepEd, said…

CHR calls for ‘total elimination’ of hazing after PMA cadet’s death

Darryl John Esguerra 09/25/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has called on the “total elimination” of hazing in schools and non-school-based organizations following the death of a Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadet due to hazing. CHR spokesperson Jacqueline…

Calls for Faeldon resignation mount: ‘He should be dumped, not recycled’

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 09/04/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Several senators on Wednesday called for the resignation of embattled Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Nicanor Faeldon with some asking that he should no longer be “recycled” to another government post. This as Faeldon…

Calls to replace Cebu Sharks coach ‘normal’ according to hoops personalities

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/15/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—With the Cebu Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol losing consecutive games in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup, calls for the ouster of head coach Titing Manalili are getting louder on social media as seen on…

CHR calls on gov’t to ensure protection of ‘leftist’ lawyers

Inquirer.net 02/28/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called on the government on Thursday to ensure the protection and security of lawyers labeled as “leftists.” “Harassment and vilification of lawyers labeled to be ‘leftists’ is another…

Sison calls Duterte a ‘modern maniac’

Inquirer.net 12/26/2018

MANILA, Philippines — A modern maniac. This was how Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Joma Sison described President Rodrigo Duterte a day after the Christmas celebration. Sison, a known critic of the administration, said on…

Taiwan president calls for quick probe of fatal train crash

AP 10/22/2018

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan — Taiwan’s president pressed for a quick, transparent probe into the cause of the island’s worst train crash in nearly three decades as the search of the derailed cars ended and crash investigators examined…

Tañada calls for passage of FOI bill to stamp out corruption

Inquirer.net 10/16/2018

FORMER Quezon Rep. Erin Tañada urged both chambers of Congress to pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill as it would help stop corruption in the country. According to Tañada, the proposal for an FOI law has…

Calls for ‘balato’ flood Borongan radio station

Inquirer.net 10/15/2018

TACLOBAN CITY – A radio station in Borongan City, Eastern Samar has been barraged with calls from listeners, asking for a “balato” or share from one of the two winners of the biggest lotto jackpot prize. “There…

Comelec to review calls to disqualify ‘narco-pols’

Inquirer.net 10/12/2018

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will review the proposal of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to disqualify from the 2019 midterm elections all candidates included in the so-called “narco-list,” or the list of…

Palma calls for intensified prayers against violence

Nestle L. Semilla and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/05/2018

BLOODY THURSDAY KILLINGS With the resurgence of killings in Cebu, Archbishop Jose Palma called on the faithful to intensify the praying of the Oratio Imperata, a special mandated prayer to end the spate of killings. “The Oratio…

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