Archive of Ang Bayan

UCCP bishop, 5 others face charges
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Bishop Hamuel Tequis of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), along with Rev. Daniel Palicte, Ephraim Malazarte, Grace Avila, Lindy Trenilla and Jong Monzon once again faced the court after the regime revived the trumped-up charges against them. They were accused of child abuse for providing sanctuary to Lumad children in UCCP […]

Massive damage caused by destructive mining
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles | Features

Rodrigo Duterte issued last April 14 Executive Order 130 which ended the 9-year moratorium on new mining projects. The moratorium was put in place in 2012 by the Aquino regime on some protected areas and tasked Congress to craft a new tax regime for mining companies. At that time, there were 291 new mining applications. […]

Duterte’s legacy: Dirty electricity
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles | Features

The Earth Day, an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection, was commemorated internationally last April 22. In the Philippines, the Duterte regime announced its submission of its Nationally Determined Contribution to make it appear that it is doing something to fight global warming. The document contains the commitment of the Philippines to gradually […]

Prices of processed food products are set to increase
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

There is no hope in sight in the next months for a reduction in the prices of processed foods such as canned goods, hotdogs and other products dependent on imported ingredients, as well as other products as bread and milk that depend on imported input.. This is due to the continuous increase in the prices […]

Myanmar fighters shoot down junta helicopter
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

The Kaichin Independence Army (KIA) shot down a helicopter of the junta in its offensive in Momauk, Kachin state in Maynmar (formerly Burma) last May 3. The KIA is one of the armed groups of national minorities which oppose the military junta. Helicopters and fighter jets have been used by the junta in the past […]

Modi’s failed Covid-19 response in India
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

There is currently a strong call in India for the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi due to his failed response to the Covid-19 pandemic which has resulted in an unprecendented spread of the virus in the country in the past month. Last May 6, the country recorded a total of 21 million cases of […]

La­ba­nan at pag­ba­ya­rin ang pag­ta­tak­sil ni Du­ter­te sa ba­yan
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Editorials

Ha­bang nag­ta­ta­gal, la­long na­ba­ba­wa­san ang mga ka­ra­pa­tan at ka­la­ya­an ng Pi­li­pi­nas sa ka­ra­ga­tan at mga li­kas na ka­ya­ma­nan nito san­hi ng pag­ma­ma­nik­lu­hod ni Du­ter­te sa Chi­na at pag­tat­ray­dor sa ba­yan. Kai­la­ngang kai­la­ngan na kaa­gad ku­mi­los ang buong ba­yan. Ba­wat araw na lu­mi­pas, la­long lu­ma­la­wak at hu­mi­hig­pit ang kontrol ng Chi­na na nag­sa­sa­man­ta­la sa pag­ka­ka­ta­ong na­kau­po […]

Ayuda at umento, panawagan sa Mayo Uno
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Binansagan ng mga mang­ga­ga­wa bi­lang Pam­ban­sang Pag­ki­los pa­ra sa Ayu­da ang ika-131 na Pan­da­ig­di­gang Araw ng Pag­ga­wa noong Ma­yo 1. Da­la-da­la nila at iba pang de­mok­ra­ti­kong sek­tor ang pa­na­wa­gan pa­ra sa ₱10,000 ayu­da sa la­hat ng na­wa­lan ng tra­ba­ho, ₱100 kagyat na dagdag sa arawang sahod, at pagpapatupad ng ₱750 na pambansang mi­ni­mum na sa­hod. […]

Mga protesta
May 07, 2021 | Ang Bayan | Articles

KARABAN PARA KAY JORY POR­QUIA. Nag­lun­sad ng mi­sa at karaban ang iba’t ibang prog­re­si­bong or­ga­ni­sa­syon at mga kaa­nak ni Jory Porquia sa Iloilo City noong Abril 30 bi­lang pag­gu­ni­ta sa unang taon ng pagpaslang sa kanya at upang manawagan ng hus­ti­sya. Si Por­quia ay nagsilbing or­ga­ni­sa­dor ng Ba­yan Mu­na sa syudad. Kabilang din si­ya sa […]