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Landbank turns over 354,783 hectares of land to DAR

Jul 25, 2019 - 7:50 PM

(UPDATED) The Land Bank of the Philippines, which President Rodrigo Duterte criticized in his 4th State of the Nation Address, says this turnover happened in May 2019

DAR to further streamline process in land conversion

Feb 13, 2019 - 7:06 PM

The Department of Agrarian Reform has formed a task force to further expedite the process of converting agricultural lands for residential, commercial, and industrial use

LAND CONVERSION. In this file photo, President Rodrigo Duterte chats with Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones at the ceremonial distribution of Certificates of Land Ownership Awards to the agrarian reform beneficiaries of Maguindanao on February 11, 2019. File photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

After Duterte outburst, DAR to probe 'irregularities' in land distribution

Feb 08, 2019 - 5:31 PM

The task force aims to address delays in the awarding of land titles in Pampanga and Tarlac

MAKING UP. Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones ordered to form a task force to investigate the delays in awarding land titles after President Duterte's outburst during the cabinet meeting on Wednesday. Photo by Simeon Celi, Jr./Presidential Photo  MAKING UP. Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones ordered to form a task force to investigate the delays in awarding land titles after President Duterte's outburst during the cabinet meeting on Wednesday. Photo by Simeon Celi, Jr./Presidential Photo

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Apr 07, 2017 - 1:24 PM

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Gov't, Reds fast-track difficult talks on free land distribution

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:22 AM

Communist rebels say they will only agree to implement an interim joint ceasefire after talks on the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio Economic Reforms are completed

PEACE TALKS. The government and the National Democratic Front held the 4th Round of Talks in The Netherlands. Photo courtesy of Raul Francia/OPAPP

DOCUMENT: PH, NDF Joint Statement on the 4th Round of Formal Talks

Apr 07, 2017 - 8:34 AM

The 4th round of talks is held in the town of Noordwijk in The Netherlands

'Best Christmas gift ever': 82-year-old farmer gets land title

Dec 23, 2016 - 1:56 PM

With this land I now have something to leave my children with My grandchildren will not go hungry says Vicente Romero who has been farming all his life

'BEST CHRISTMAS.' Farmer Vicente Romero finally receives his certificate of land ownership award from the agrarian reform department. File photo from the Department of Agrarian Reform

DAR orders distribution of 358 hectares of Hacienda Luisita

Aug 25, 2016 - 5:49 PM

Secretary Rafael Mariano orders DAR Central Luzon to get the assistance of appropriate law enforcement officials to ensure that the Cojuangco owned Tadeco complies

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

Agrarian reform chief 'Ka Paeng': Hope for the farmers

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:08 PM

From peasant leader to agrarian reform chief Rafael Mariano is now on the other side of the fence Will he make a difference?

KA PAENG. Activist Rafael Mariano receives the Department of Agrarian Reform flag from outgoing Secretary Virgilio Reyes. Photo from DAR's Facebook Page

DENR Cordillera approves 7,000 land patents

Oct 23, 2015 - 8:38 AM

DENR CAR declares it was able to meet its target number of processed and issued land patents for 2015 under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program

Cybercrime ruling creates chilling effect on Luisita farmworkers

Feb 21, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Advocates supporting Hacienda Luisista farmworkers are against the Cybercrime law s provision on online libel

LUISITA WATCH. A group of advocates and NGOs supporting Hacienda Luisita farmworkers came together and launched 'Luisita Watch,' which aims to raise awareness about the struggles of Luisita farmworkers. Photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

Luisita farmers ask SC: Stop 'bulldozing activities'

Jan 17, 2014 - 8:45 AM

The farmer petitioners say they suffered considerably due to bulldozed lands leading to crops destroyed

Hacienda Luisita distribution begins in September – Aquino

Jul 22, 2013 - 5:49 PM

His family dodged government efforts to put the sugar estate under agrarian reform for decades Its distribution to farmers will be completed within his term

Hacienda Luisita land distribution begins

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:22 PM

A first batch of 340 farmers from Barangay Cutcut in Tarlac City received lot allocation certificates Government aims to complete land distribution in August

It's final: Hacienda Luisita goes to farmers

Apr 24, 2012 - 1:58 PM

UPDATED The Supreme Court also says the Cojuangcos should be compensated based on how much the land cost two decades ago P40 000 per hectare