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P113.7M-worth of undistributed DepEd books
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

The ACT Teachers Partylist condemned the Department of Education (DepEd) over its failure to distribute textbooks worth P113.7 million. The group also questioned the anomalous contracts it entered for the procurement of P254-million worth of error-filled textbooks. “Teachers have been repeatedly told to learn financial literacy whenever they demand a substantial increase in their meager […]

Policemen kill 3, detain hundreds in Baseco
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Upon the directive of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno to clean Baseco Compound, which he claims to be a haven of illegal drugs, hundreds of police officers attacked the community last August 11. Baseco is an urban poor community along Manila Bay. Thousands of its residents were targeted to be displaced since March to pave way […]

Duterte proposes mass Dengvaxia vaccination
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

After the Department of Health (DOH) declared a state of epidemic on August 6 due to increasing dengue cases in the country, Rodrigo Duterte immediately proposed to revive the anomalous Dengvaxia vaccination program for Filipino children which is believed to have killed about 26 from April 2016-February 2018. Doctors and health workers groups opposed the […]

New US military facility
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

The recent agreement to construct a new facility for the “war against terrorism” further strengthens the US’ hold of the Philippine military and police. The agreement for the construction of a training center at the Philippine National Police Academy in Silang, Cavite was signed on August 15 by US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission John […]

Hongkong protests against extradition
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Millions of Hongkong citizens are mounting successives demonstations to show their stand against the Carrie Lam administration’s scheme to railroad amendments to the extradition law. This bill aims to allow suspects to be sent to China for trial. Massive protests have been mounted since June. Residents assert that bill violates the autonomy of Hongkong which […]

Alarming forest fire in Amazon
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

The Amazon forest has been on fire for two weeks already this August. This year, about 72,843 cases of forest fires have been recorded in the country, half of which were in the Amazon. Reports by the National Institute for Space Research of Brazil indicate that incidents of forest fires have increased by 84% compared […]

Hadlangan ang banta ng batas militar sa kampus
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Editorials

Maitim ang balak ng pasistang rehimeng Duterte. Sa lalim ng galit ni Duterte at ng kanyang mga alipures sa mga estudyante at guro na malayang nagpapahayag ng pagtutol sa kanyang pasistang rehimen, nais niyang ipailalim ang mga pamantasan sa kanyang tiranikong paghahari. Sa nagdaang ilang linggo, ginamit ni “Bato” Dela Rosa, sunud-sunurang tuta ni Duterte, […]

4 AK47, nasamsam ng BHB-MisOr
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Tumagal nang limang minuto lamang ang walang-putok na armadong aksyon ng isang yunit ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB) laban sa isang mapanirang planta ng enerhiya sa Misamis Oriental noong Agosto 19 ng umaga. Nakumpiska sa reyd ang apat na ripleng AK47 at 200 bala mula sa mga gwardya ng AY 76 Security Agency na nakatalagang […]

Armadong paglaban sa todo-gera sa Bicol
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Mahigit 20 koordinadong aksyong militar ang inilunsad ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB)-Bicol sa iba’t ibang panig ng rehiyon noong Agosto 19-21. Tampok dito ang ambus sa mga myembro ng Philippine National Police sa Barangay Alegria, Pio V. Corpuz, Masbate kung saan pitong pulis ang sugatan. Naglunsad din ng operasyong haras sa mga kampo ng kaaway […]

Desperadong pagsupil sa kabataan
August 21, 2019 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Bagong desperadong tangka ng rehimeng Duterte, sa pamamagitan ng payaso nitong si Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, na busalan ang mga estudyante nang magsagawa ito ng pagdinig sa Senado kaugnay sa diumano’y nawawalang menor-de-edad na mga aktibista. Ginamit ni dela Rosa ang problemang pampamilya sa pagitan ng mga magulang at anak nilang aktibista para siraan […]