Religious Persecution Against Tai Ji Men

Lanterns of Conscience Illuminating a Brighter Path to Religious Freedom

Members of Tai Ji Men display traditional Tai Ji Men lanterns, which symbolize that conscience lights up people’s hearts and guides them to make the right decision, respect and tolerate one another, and create a

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Malaysia in need of more household workers: POLO

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Malaysia continues to process job orders for migrant workers despite the coronavirus restrictions imposed by the host country.

Labor Attaché Johnson Cañete said the most sought-after workers in the Southeast Asian nation are household service workers (HSWs).

“Filipino …

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Iloilo City, province placed under ECQ

The quarantine status in the province of Iloilo and its highly-urbanized city has been elevated to the most restrictive enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from the more relaxed modified ECQ (MECQ), Malacañang announced on Friday.

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases …

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Cops repel NPA attack on Sarangani detachment

Police personnel repelled an attack by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels on a police detachment in Kiamba town, Sarangani province on Thursday night.

Col. Michael Lebanan, Sarangani police director, said on Friday an undetermined number of suspects opened fire at a community police assistance …

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lace ensures aid to residents in ECQ zones

The government will provide assistance to all Filipino households affected by the implementation of the most restrictive enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until end of July, Malacañang said on Friday.

“The national government, through the Department of Social …

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All talk, no action, anti-Red groups say of CHR

Anti-communist groups on Friday said the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) must bring up the violence perpetrated by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) in the international level.

Members of the League of Parents of the Philippines (LPP) and Liga …

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Chinese firm to invest in PH

Trade Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo said a company from Wuhan, China is coming to the country to set up its facility here.

Rodolfo, who is also the managing head of Board of Investments (BOI), said this investment shows the continued interest of Chinese investors in the …

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Reds destroy 6 heavy equipment in Surigao Norte

Around 20 fully armed New People’s Army (NPA) rebels torched and destroyed six units of heavy equipment owned by the contractors of Platinum Group Mining Corporation (PGMC) Thursday afternoon in Sitio Kinalablaban, Barangay Cagdianao in Claver, Surigao del Norte.

Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office …

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NegOcc donates 239 laptops to public school teachers

The Negros Occidental provincial government has donated 239 units of Asus laptop computers amounting to PHP8.365 million to teachers in various public schools across the province.

These were received by the Department of Education (DepEd)-Division of Negros Occidental headed by Schools Division Superintendent Marsette Sabbaluca …

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Mountain Province eases border restrictions

Mountain Province has eased entry protocols and border restrictions to allow its residents to freely move and start to see economic recovery happening.

Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan, on the sidelines of the 34th Cordillera Day anniversary program on Thursday, said that

transportation and passengers are slowly …

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BARMM grants cash aid to 1.2K education scholars

Education scholars of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) have started receiving their scholarship benefits of PHP30,000 each to cover school expenses for the academic year 2020-2021.

Minister Mohagher Iqbal of the Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education (MBHTE) said Friday an …

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PH detects 11 local Delta variant cases

The Philippines has recorded 16 new cases of the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant, including 11 locally transmitted cases.

In an online media briefing Friday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said of the first 11 local cases reported, six were detected in Northern Mindanao and …

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