Joker Arroyo, champion of human rights: Chiz

Sen. Joker Arroyo will always be known as among the pioneers and champion of human rights advocacy and a freedom fighter. He defended and handled human rights cases. This was the official statement released by his colleague, Senator Chiz Escudero. “Together with the...

Harry Roque mulls UNA senatorial run

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lawyer Harry Roque said he is still considering the invitation of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) to run for the Senate. As of now, he said he is still weighing his options as he is still a professor at the University of the Philippines (UP) College of...

Jerry Barican, FQS activist, former Erap spokesman, dies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Fernando “Jerry” Barican, who served as spokesman of then President Joseph Estrada, died Friday night, friends and relatives said. A niece said Barican passed away at the Makati Medical Center 9:20 p.m. Friday from multiple organ failure. His body lies in state...

Aquino names SolGen Jardeleza to SC

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Secretary Herminio Coloma, head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office, said the appointment was transmitted to the Supreme...