Archive of Ang Bayan

In short
January 23, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles
Fight for free and safe Covid-19 vaccines
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Editorials

The grave delay and lack of supply of Covid-19 vaccines is the most recent of an apparent endless failures, neglect and corruption of the Duterte regime in facing the Covid-19 pandemic. It has been a month since mass vaccination started in various parts of the world, but the Duterte regime has yet to take steps […]

Data on vaccines to be used in the Philippines
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

As of January 18, approximately 42.2 billion doses have been administered in 51 countries with an average rate of 2.43 million doses per day. The biggest capitalist countries have reserved 8.33 billion doses. The Philippines is among the countries which still have to wait until next to meet the local demand for vaccines. Presently, information […]

Protest against the abrogation of the UP-DND Accord
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

More than 200 individuals converged at the University of the Philippines (UP)-Diliman, Quezon City on January 19 to denounce the unilateral termination of the UP-Department of National Defense (DND) accord by DND Sec. Delfin Lorenzana. The said accord prohibits the entry of police and military forces in the campus without due permission from university administrators. […]

Economic cha-cha, a treasonous maneuver amid the pandemic
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles | Features

Duterte’s minions in the Senate and Congress are once again attempting to railroad the charter change (cha-cha) scheme which seeks to change the 1987 Constitution at the start of 2021. In the Lower House, the committee on constitutional amendments has started discussing the Resolution of Both Houses No. 2 on January 13 on the instigation […]

NPA-Abra ambushes butcher soldiers
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

The New People’s Army (NPA)-Abra (Agustin Begnalen Command) ambushed the abusive and butcher soldiers of the 24th IB and 72nd Division Reconnaissance Company (DRC) on January 4 in Barangay Pacgued, Malibcong, Abra. Nine soldiers were killed, including platoon leader 2Lt. Zaldy D. Lapis, Jr. The surprise NPA attack against the soldiers was carried out swiftly. […]

NPA-Mindoro snipes Solcom helicopter
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

A unit of the New People’s Army (NPA)-Mindoro (Lucio de Guzman Command) sniped at a S70i BlackHawk helicopter of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and prevented it from landing in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro on January 9. The helicopter was about to land at Sitio Mantay, Barangay Monte Claro to transport officers of […]

Recruitment campaign in Bicol
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles | Features

The dedication of members of the Party branch in Barangay Higos in Bicol was key to their successful recruitment campaign last year. To reach the target of contributing at least 10 new recruits, each Party member was tasked to recommend individuals whom they recommend to join the people’s army, especially the youth. In the recruitment […]

Impending vegetable shortage
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Amid skyrocketing vegetable prices, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has no plans to improve local production. The department itself announced that the country may experience a 79-day food shortage this year. The vegetable supply deficit is projected to reach 434,841 metric tons (MT), or equivalent to the consumption requirement of Filipinos for two and a […]

Skyrocketing pork prices
January 21, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles | Features

Many Filipinos are alarmed about the continuously increasing prices of food commodities, especially pork, in Luzon since December 2020. A recent report by the Department of Agriculture (DA) indicates that the price of pork belly in Metro Manila is already at ₱380 to ₱420 per kilo, while pork tenderloin is at ₱320 to ₱380. The […]