Quantcast
Home » Human Rights Watch You are browsing entries tagged with “Human Rights Watch”

Tough

By

I share Carlos Conde’s sentiments completely. Conde is the Philippine researcher for Human Rights Watch, Asia division, and he complains bitterly about Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks at the Senate and the senators’ response to them.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The forbidden country

By

THE AQUINO administration has exploded with jubilation over the 7.1-percent economic growth for the third quarter that exceeded expectations. It prompted Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan to be exuberant when he briefed reporters: “We are well on our way to surpassing our growth target of 5 to 6 percent this year.”   The unaccustomed GDP […]

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Foot in mouth

With a spokesperson like Edwin Lacierda, does President Aquino need enemies to cast his administration in a bad light?

Posted: July 24th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Time for action

From its earliest days, the administration of President Aquino has defined itself by how different it is from the administration it followed. In many ways, the Aquino administration appears to make that a guiding principle in its actions—replacing Arroyo-appointed officials, as well as reversing Arroyo-directed programs and policies. Some even see the ongoing impeachment trial of Arroyo-appointed Chief Justice Renato Corona as proof that Mr. Aquino is determined to erase all stains left by the president who preceded him.

Posted: January 28th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Schools as military barracks

By

Human Rights Watch, an internationally respected NGO based in New York and with a Manila field office, has reported that in the Cordilleras, the Philippine military has used school campuses as camps for their soldiers. From what I’ve read, the military presence seems largely benign, the soldiers generally well-behaved and even performing community work. That […]

Posted: December 8th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Arrest warrant out for gunman in killing of Davao Norte radioman
  • 5 arrested in Laguna farm for murder of Pangasinan mayor
  • DBM’s DAP list sanitized? Prove it – Palace
  • Belmonte to Binay: Don’t compare House to garage-like Makati building
  • OCD-Bicol to evacuate animals from Mayon Friday
  • Sports

  • North Korean reporters using fax to file stories
  • Lions trounce Pirates, nail Final 4 berth
  • Ateneo’s Ravena, NU’s Bernardino bag MVP awards
  • More FEU questions on ‘protest’
  • Unbeaten US boxer joins Pacquiao camp
  • Lifestyle

  • Coca-Cola shares the happiest way of saying thank you
  • Love for books + learning = way to fight poverty
  • American-style hot dogs in Filipino flavors–and inside a casino
  • Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan’s pinipig cookies
  • ‘Better, simpler, cheaper’–hypermarket gets a reboot
  • Entertainment

  • Derek Ramsay’s estranged wife claims he beat her up and raped her
  • CNBLUE is back in Manila, wants to try Jollibee
  • Who’s this actress-TV host who interfered with Vhong Navarro’s case?
  • Korean drama fever hits US
  • NatGeo celebrates glory of the ‘90s with new documentary series
  • Business

  • BSP closes rural bank in Southern Leyte
  • BPI, Japan’s Century Tokyo Leasing seal joint venture in leasing, financing
  • Aquino: PH enjoying ‘renaissance’
  • Aquino told: Why not ‘globalize’ peso?
  • India, China leaders to discuss trade, investment
  • Technology

  • Amazon unveils new Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers
  • Drag queens dress down Facebook over names
  • Are journalists equipped with the right skills?
  • Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)
  • New Apple mobile software arrives Wednesday
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, September 18, 2014
  • Out of the shadows
  • National need must dominate
  • Ambivalence
  • Proponents of GM rice ignore the risks
  • Global Nation

  • DFA downplays ‘quasi-rogue’ tag on PH, focuses on lifting China travel ban
  • DFA lowers alert levels for Israel, Palestine
  • Palace: Only chartered flights from China canceled
  • All For Patricia band is rocking Fil-Am watering holes in SF Bay Area
  • US labor officials vow to protect workers’ wages regardless of immigration status
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement