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NPA-ICR ambushes 50th IB
October 07, 2019

The New People’s Army (NPA)-Ilocos-Cordillera (Chadli Molintas Command) ambushed a platoon of the Charlie Company 50th IB, under the command of Lt. Pulalonan, in Aguid, Sagada, Mountain Province on September 26. Based on an initial report, one soldier was killed while another was wounded. The ambush was mounted amid a focused military operation of the […]

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End deception, free Alexandrea!
October 07, 2019

A writ of habeas corpus petition was filed at the Supreme Court by Arnulfo Pacalda, father of Alexandrea Pacalda, an activist who was illegally arrested by the Armed Forces of the Philippines and presented as a Red fighter “surrenderee.” The Pacalda family’s lawyers said that they demand the military to immediately present Alexandrea before the […]

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Living democracy: Democracy in the New People’s Arm­y
October 07, 2019

Amid the reign of fascist tyranny, democracy flourish in the people’s struggles.. It is found in mass organizations, organs of political power and people’s government, the Communist Party and New People’s Army. The voice, grievances and aspirations of the oppressed classes and democratic sectors, along with their anger and contempt of the the current regime, […]

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State forces kill two abaca farmers in Catanduanes
October 07, 2019

Abaca farmers Lito Aguilar, 33, and Christopher Abraham, 31, were gunned down by 83rd IB and PNP Catanduanes Provincial Mobile Force Company elements in Barangay Taopon, Panganiban, Catanduanes in the early morning of September 22. Civilians Jimmy Sierra, Joseph Torado and Jomarie Calderon were also wounded during the incident. After commiting crime, the soldiers placed […]

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The face of capitalism in China
October 07, 2019

In commemoration of the 70th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) last October 1, China paraded new weapons and its armed forces to flaunt its imperialist might. Like in its trade war, China is demonstrating to big capitalist countries, especially the US, that it is prepared to engage in the intensifying inter-imperialist […]

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Further proliferation of illegal drugs
October 07, 2019

Rivalries among drug syndicates in the military and police escalated when former general Aaron Aquino disclosed that police operatives themselves resell confiscated illegal drugs. Aquino, currently the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief, said this while requesting a P2.5 billion-budget at a senate hearing last September 16. The series of hearings expose the corruption and crimes […]

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#KampuhanIlocos
October 07, 2019

The Solidarity of Peasants against Exploitation and the National Federation of Tobacco Farmers Association and Cooperatives conducted the #KampuhanIlocos (Ilocos campout) on September 24 in front of the Ilocos Sur capitol in Vigan. They clamored for their rights and a just farmgate price for their products. The action coincided with the Tobacco Tripartite Consultative Conference […]

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Migrants’ miserable situation under Duterte
October 07, 2019

The Duterte regime is scrambling to push Filipino workers to take their chances overseas to artificially keep the deteriorating economy of the country afloat. Amid worsening unemployment and continuously declining local production, the regime is agressively selling its large pool of unemployed Filipinos to capitalist countries that are salivating over cheap and docile labor. Among […]

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Successful jeepney strike
October 07, 2019

Jeepney drivers and operators successfully conducted a national strike on September 30. Sacrifing their income for a day, they coverged in several protest centers to show their opposition to “modernization” program of the government. The reactionary government has been pushing for the implementation of the program since 2017. The government plans to phase-out 15-year old […]

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Teachers demand P30,000 salary
October 07, 2019

Around 5,000 teachers, government employees and health workers marched to Mendiola last October 4 to demand the Duterte regime to uphold its promise to increase their salaries. Led by the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), the teachers mounted a “30K” formation to symbolize their unity in their campaign to increase the entry-level salary of teachers […]

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