Widows of environmental defenders dare Manila’s streets to seek justice

Dec 08, 2012

Davao Today

Gina is among the widows who joined the Manilakbayan (Journey to Manila) initiated by human rights, peace and environment groups in Mindanao. She was joined by several widows: Daisy Paborada, a Higaonon from Opol, Misamis Oriental; Rosalie Cabal from Kibawe, Bukidnon; Sharon Liguyon from San Fernando, Bukidnon; and Mercy Dejos from Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur.

Celebrities want a better President

Aug 17, 2009

“Please, let’s choose the right President,” pop singer Christian Bautista suddenly blurted out in the middle of the concert at the CAP Auditorium on Anda Street in June just as he was about to start another song.

His companions, soap opera actor and singer Jericho Rosales and talent-search champion Yeng Constantino, shared the same sentiment. At the after-party interview, Rosales said a person’s educational background is not an assurance that ones choice of a leader is good. As an example, Constantino said an economics degree of some of the countrys leaders did not guarantee good things for the country’s economy. Read on.