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WORLD’S MOST DEPRAVED KID KILLER Paedo’s sick campaign of child rape and murder is so horrific the Philippines plan to bring back death penalty just to execute him


Charged … Australian Peter Scully is accused of raping and trafficking

A MONSTER who filmed himself raping and torturing children and babies in the Philippines has been charged with such horrific crimes there have been calls for the reintroduction of the death penalty. Peter Scully, a 53-year-old father of two from Melbourne, Australia, is in a Philippine prison charged with some of the vilest acts known […]


Philippine faith groups warn against ‘rogue’ governance

September 26, 2016 ·  By Philippines for


Duterte’s accused of being ‘selective’ when it comes to observing human rights Faith groups in the Philippines have urged the public to “stay vigilant” against what they described as “rogue methods of governance” emerging in the country. “Our tough-talking president has made clear his support for state forces in using deadly force in their war […]


Duterte: My mouth can’t bring down PH

September 26, 2016 ·  By Pia Ranada for


To investors worried about his public pronouncements, he says: ‘Lumayas kayo’ (Leave MANILA, Philippines – He may curse at world leaders and threaten criminals, but President Rodrigo Duterte insists his mouth can’t bring down the country. “Do not keep complaining about my mouth because my mouth is not the problem. It cannot bring down a […]


Probe finds ‘adverse effect’ of coal to Philippine community

September 13, 2016 ·  By


Despite such findings the government plans to build a further 23 coal-fired power plants Investigations made by Philippine environmental groups have discovered that “dangerous pollution levels” have endangered the lives of people around a coal plant in a town south of Manila. “The coal plant is slowly killing people, especially the children and the elderly,” […]


Bishop urges Filipinos to speak out against drug killings

September 13, 2016 ·  By Joe Torres, Manila Philippines for

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. (Photo by Roy Lagarde)

The next victims of narcotics war could be them, head of bishop’s’ conference warns A leading Catholic bishop has urged the public to speak out against the spate of drug-related killings in the country even as he described the trafficking of narcotics as murder. “Narcotics kill dreams and hopes, drugs ruin lives and families, drugs […]


Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader after ‘whore’ jibe

September 8, 2016 ·  By Asia for


US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had earlier called him a “son of a whore”. Mr Duterte was responding to the US president’s promise to raise the issue of drug-related extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at their meeting. The Philippine leader, known for his colourful language, […]


President Obama cancels meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

September 7, 2016 ·  By Asia for

President Duterte's diplomacy is anything but diplomatic

President Duterte’s outspoken style and crime-fighting record have made him popular with many Filipinos. Here are some of his most contentious statement: Insulting the US president With China and the Philippines engaged in a dispute over territory, it would be conventional for Mr Duterte to build close ties with the country’s most powerful ally, the […]


Death toll breaches 2,000-mark as war on drugs enters 3rd month

September 2, 2016 ·  By Bea Cupin for

WAR ON DRUGS. A police officer at a crime scene after a buy-bust operation in Taguig City on July 28, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

All in all, 2,446 people have died since the new administration began its campaign against illegal drugs on July 1 MANILA, Philippines – As the Philippine government’s “war on drugs” entered its third month, the Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed that the death toll has breached the 2,000-mark. All in all, 2,446 people have died […]


Bishop Bacani: Drug killings worse than martial law

September 1, 2016 ·  By for

LAMENTATION A weeping Jennelyn Olaires hugs partner Michael Siaron, 30, a pedicab driver and alleged drug pusher, who was shot and killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen near Pasay Rotonda on Edsa. He was one of six killed in drug-related incidents in Pasay and Manila yesterday. RAFFY LERMA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Worse than martial law. This was how a Catholic Church official depicted the spate of killings under the Duterte administration. In an interview with Radyo Veritas, Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani lamented that Filipinos may now get used to the summary executions because of their high incidence since President Rodrigo Duterte was sworn into office. […]


Denounce all forms of killings, Tagle urges

September 1, 2016 ·  By Philippine Daily Inquirer for

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle. FILE PHOTO

MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has called on Filipinos to value the sanctity of life, not just by condemning extrajudicial killings but all forms such as abortion and unfair labor practices. In an interview on Sunday on Church-run Radio Veritas, Tagle stressed that all forms of killings should be denounced. “Many are worried about […]

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