anthony parungao - updates

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Agrarian reform deadline: 41,500 hectares not yet covered

Jun 30, 2014 - 2:43 PM

Congress has yet to pass the law seeking to extend the deadline of land distribution yet again Civil society organizations say however that a new revolutionary DAR chief is needed

WAITING FOR AGRARIAN RFORM. Farmer activists wait for the Department of Agrarian Reform to decide on disputed land Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac. Photo by Dax Simbol

Aquino to Congress: Extend agrarian reform deadline

Jun 11, 2014 - 7:14 PM

As the June 30 deadline set by law for agrarian reform nears the President certifies as urgent a bill extending the land acquisition and distribution component of the program

SPEED IT UP. Mindanao farmers call on the Department of Agrarian Reform to speed up land distribution. Photo by Bobby Lagsa

Two years on, Luisita land distribution a failure – farmers

Apr 24, 2014 - 4:46 PM

Exactly two years after the Supreme Court decision to distribute Hacienda Luisita farmers say the area covered is being reduced by the President s family with the help of the Department of Agrarian Reform

CLASH. Police and farmer-activists clash inside the Department of Agrarian Reform compound in Quezon City on April 24, the second anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision on Hacienda Luisita. All photos by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DAR: Luisita farmers in their land by May

Apr 09, 2014 - 2:20 PM

The agency is confident it will finish delineating farm lots and installing farmers in their land in the vast estate

LUISITA FARMERS. Some farmer groups continue to condemn the DAR's distribution of Hacienda Luisita as a hoax. Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

DAR: CARPER extension not needed

Mar 06, 2014 - 4:37 PM

But the department wants Congress to pass a law allowing DAR to issue Notices of Coverage after June 30

LAND REFORM DEADLINE. As the CARPER nears its June 30, 2014 deadline, some farmers claim the DAR's land distribution still favors landlords. Photo by Arcel Cometa

Violence in Luisita: Farmers' huts burned, crops bulldozed

Feb 12, 2014 - 8:16 PM

Tarlac police and guards hired by the Cojuangco owned Tadeco have fenced off a portion of Hacienda Luisita that they say is not covered by the agrarian reform

VIOLENCE ESCALATING. A farmer is held by policemen in Hacienda Luisita, Tarlac. All photos from Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA)

Amid 'Maring,' last batch of Luisita lots distributed

Aug 23, 2013 - 6:38 PM

At least 300 more farmers refuse to pay for their lots saying the government should award the lots under the agrarian reform program for free