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The judge finds 'evidence of guilt of each of the accused to be strong'
The World Bank's cost estimate does not include longer-term effects of repeated exposure to haze, such acute respiratory illnesses, or lost school time after students and teachers were advised to stay home
Sydney endures weeks bathed in toxic smoke as hundreds of blazes have raged across the countryside, with hospitals recording a 25% increase in the number of people visiting emergency departments last week
Fire engines race office-to-office across Sydney with sirens blaring, as inland bushfires poured smoke laden with toxic particles into commercial buildings
This, after a lawmaker called for a yearlong ban on freshman enrollments at the country's premier military school, following reports of 27 alleged hazing cases including some recorded on video
The videos prove that hazing 'happens in PMA,' the military says as it vows strong efforts to end the practice in the country's premier military school
Court martial proceedings will run parallel to criminal cases filed against the cadets accused of hazing, torturing, and murdering the 20-year-old plebe
'I would like to tell my brother, this is just Part I of the battle. We will not stop hanggang hindi napapanagot ang lahat,' says Dexter Dormitorio
Every solution to hazing at the Philippine Military Academy has been tried and found wanting. What should be done?
(UPDATED) On the flipside of the Philippine Military Academy’s proud history of churning out military and police generals is a list of cadets who died as a result of hazing
‘We also want to preserve the reputation of the institution…. This is for the kids who want to join the academy in the future,’ says the victim's brother, Dexter Dormitorio
'Hindi ko talaga maalis 'yan,' says President Rodrigo Duterte a year after he signed the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018
Rear Admiral Allan Cusi formally takes his post two weeks after the gruesome death of a cadet exposed the horrors of hazing within the Philippines' premier military school
We are all under siege, all on trial over Darwin Dormitorio's death and over his classmates’ and schoolmates’ participation in the everyday steps that led him to his last vomit
(UPDATED) Darwin Dormitorio was barely 21 days at the Philippine Military Academy when his ordeal – which would lead to his death – started
Are Darwin Dormitorio and the other victims of hazing sacrificial lambs at the altar of barbarism?
UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan appeals to the public to stop posting and forwarding social media messages related to the student's death
The Central Visayas Environmental Management Bureau Air says pollution in Metro Cebu returns to normal
Aside from hazing, the fraternity also stands accused of having lewd conversations about women from a sister sorority
Brigadier General Romeo Brawner, the new PMA Commandant of Cadets, bares his battle plan for his so-called war against hazing
The University of the Philippines Diliman Student Council has put one of its councilors under preventive suspension for alleged involvement in the hazing activity
In light of the death of PMA Cadet Darwin Dormitorio, netizens debate on 'murderous tradition' of hazing
Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio dreamed to be a 'changemaker' – a dream many believe he achieved in his brief life
Three cadets from the country's premier military school are recuperating from injuries sustained from suspected hazing
Not all masks can protect you against haze pollution
(UPDATED) Cadets 3rd Class Shalimar Imperial and Felix Lumbag – Darwin Dormitorio’s superiors – are expelled from the Philippine Military Academy
(6th UPDATE) 'In the military tradition of command responsibility, it is now the proper time for me, as the head of the institution, along with the Commandant of Cadets, to relinquish our respective positions,' says PMA Superintendent Lieutenant General Ronnie Evangelista
(UPDATED) 'Ever since we were in high school, all he ever wanted was to be in the PMA, and he pursued that with passion,' says one of Darwin Dormitorio's friends
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he has ordered the Philippine Military Academy superintendent to have all plebes examined for bruises or any indication that they may have been subjected to hazing
The House is set to conduct a probe into the death of cadet Darwin Dormitorio, per resolution filed by AKO Bicol Representative Alfredo Garbin Jr
Malacañang laments the 'failure in leadership' at the Philippine Military Academy which it blamed for the death of 20-year-old Darwin Dormitorio
The 3 other cadets initially considered as persons of interest are now classified as suspect
AFP chief General Benjamin Madrigal says all those involved in the death of PMA Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio 'will be made accountable'
Haze from the forest fires raging in Indonesia drifts across central and southern Philippines
'We encourage especially kids and those with ailments to use masks,' says Cebu City Health Officer Daisy Villa
‘PMA did not only lose a cadet. PMA also lost sons. One son passed away and the other sons may have lost their way,’ an official statement says
Police say there are 3 persons of interest in the death of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio
'The thick smoke does not only endanger the health of our staff... but also it affects the 355 orangutans we currently care for,' says the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, referring to just once center in Kalimantan
Indonesia's forest fires are an annual problem but have been worsened this year by particularly dry weather, and in recent days sent toxic smog floating over Malaysia
An official in Sarawak state on Borneo – where air quality dropped to very unhealthy levels this week – demands Indonesia to send face masks and medical supplies to Malaysia for those affected by the pollution
Because the Thai capital has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration orders all 437 city-controlled public schools to close from Wednesday through Friday
President Duterte says he ordered the dismissal of police involved in a form of hazing he finds detestable
The Philippine National Police Academy wants erring cadets out early in the police service
The prosecution will present its first witness on August 14
(UPDATED) The Department of Justice dismisses the petition of the parents of Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III as it was filed too late. It also denies the petitions for review of Marcelino Bagtang and Ralph Trangia, which means all 10 Aegis Juris fratmen will stand trial for hazing.
With the signing of the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, all forms of hazing are illegal. The law also imposes fines as additional penalties for those who plan and participate in hazing rituals.
The Court of Appeals says the Makati City Regional Trial Court erred when it previously dismissed the case against 5 fraternity members implicated in the death of Guillo Cesar Servando
(UPDATED) In ordering the transfer, a Manila judge cites the rule that an arrested person should be brought to the 'nearest police station or jail'
Ralph Trangia files a petition for review before the Department of Justice