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Farmers protest landgrab in Bulacan

Farmers picketed the San Miguel Corp. (SMC) main office to protest the alleged landgrabbing of more than 300 hectares of land in Tungkong Mangga, San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan for the benefit of SMC-controlled Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 7.

Manila, Philippines – Saying their apology was made in good faith, the Sandiganbayan has cleared former Ombudsman Simeon Marcelo and ex-Special Prosecutor Dennis Villa-Ignacio of culpability in the contempt case that stemmed from the controversial Plea Bargaining Agreement (PBA) of former Armed Force comptroller retired Major General Carlos F. Garcia. The anti-graft court’s Special Second […]

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Manila, Philippines – Farmers from Bulacan demanded yesterday that Transportation and Communications Secretary Manuel “Mar” A. Roxas II stop his family from grabbing more than 300 hectares of farmland in Tungkong Mangga in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan. “Roxas’ failure to stop the Araneta landgrabbing shows that he is no different from President Aquino, […]

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