Father Alejo, left, and Father Villanueva, right, before posting bail on February 14. Photo: UCAN/supplied
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Philippine court orders arrest of two priests

MANILA (UCAN): A court in Manila has issued warrants for the arrest of Jesuit Father…

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Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Philippine media under assault by Duterte

MANILA (UCAN): Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has been accused of abusing regulatory powers by seeking…

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Philippine government freezes bank accounts of Rural Missionaries

MANILA (UCAN): The Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP) expressed its “utmost dismay” with the…

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Travellers at Manila International airport were stuck in long queues and many missed flights in the aftermath of the Taal volcano eruption. Organisational plans, if any, had not improved by the time a China travel ban was abruptly implemented on February 3.
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Filipino’s returning to Hong Kong trapped by Duterte’s travel ban

HONG KONG (SE): After days of dithering, the government of Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, ordered…

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Church groups join calls for an end to human rights violations during the observance of Human Rights Day in Manila on December 10. Photo: UCAN/Jhun Dantes
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Martial law lifted but probe into Mindanao atrocities demanded

“If Duterte is not afraid of having committed human rights violations and crimes against humanity under martial law, he should allow these international investigators into Mindanao,” he said.

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