CPP

Lorenzana’s checkpoints will prevent maximum help from reaching earthquake victims
November 03, 2019

The Party denounces the order of Defense Secretary Lorenzana to set up checkpoints in the areas around the earthquake areas purportedly to ensure that only “legitimate and authorized” relief workers will be allowed to carry out relief work. From the point of view of humanitarian work, Lorenzana’s order is completely unacceptable. In this time of […]

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Condemn mass arrest and Duterte regime’s heightened fascist drive
November 02, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns in the strongest terms the mass arrest of activist workers, peasants, women, and media practitioners over the past few days in Bacolod, Escalante and Manila. Police arrested and detained more than 60 people belonging to various sectoral organizations were arrested. More than five children were also accosted. […]

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Keeping secret Duterte’s real state of health aims to preempt open rivalries within ruling clique
October 26, 2019

Malacañang announced yesterday that it will not issue any official bulletin about Duterte’s real state of health. At the same time, it is furiously spinning stories to make it appear the he remains physically healthy. His inner circle, Bong Go, in particular, has released contrived stories with questionable videos and pictures to make it appear […]

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Unite behind Robredo’s call to end drug war
October 25, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) supports the statement yesterday of Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo calling for an end to the Duterte government’s so-called war on drugs. Her description of the drug war as ineffective reflects the sentiments of majority of the Filipino people who are skeptical of Duterte’s real aims but are […]

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Shooting of Bukidnon teachers is handiwork of military agents
October 19, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the dastardly shooting of teachers Zhydee and Ramil Cabañelez last October 16. According to reports, four armed men barged into the Dalit Elementary School in Sitio Dalit, Barangay Lumbayao in Valencia City, Bukidnon and started shooting at the Cabañelez couple. The shooting was carried out in plain […]

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Albayalde resignation shows cracks in police drug syndicate, exposes drug war hoax
October 16, 2019

The resignation of PNP chief Oscar Albayalde is evidence of a large crack within Duterte’s police criminal syndicate. It is a result of inner struggles among rival syndicates for control of the national police. It is part of the conflicts over drug protection money and control of drug trafficking operations in the country. By forcing […]

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Metro Manila transportation crisis reflects rotten economic system
October 15, 2019

Over the past few weeks, public attention has been focused on the massive traffic problem that plagues millions of commuters in Metro Manila. This came after the breakdown of rails and public transportation systems, as well as the gridlocks in Metro Manila’s main thoroughfares. The Duterte government has been trying to downplay the magnitude of […]

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On the US-RP-Japan Kamandag war exercises
October 12, 2019

The Party denounces the 10-day Kamandag war exercises (October 9-18) being conducted by US military forces together with the AFP and the Japan Self Defense Force in Ternate, Cavite. The war exercises are being conducted behind the veil of “counterterrorism,” “humanitarian assistance” and “disaster response”, but are, in fact, part of the overall effort of […]

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Protest movement to gain further ground amid deteriorating conditions under Duterte
October 08, 2019

The nationwide protest actions mounted by jeepney drivers and operators and other transport workers last September 29 successfully manifested widespread opposition to the Duterte regime’s anti-poor plan of phasing-out jeepneys in the guise of “modernization.” Several days later, 5,000 public school teachers and government employees joined demonstrations to demand a salary increase to allow them […]

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Rottenness and criminality in upper echelons of state police forces are fully exposed
October 07, 2019

The rottenness and criminality up to the upper echelons of the state police forces are being played out fully in the senate hearings during the past few days. The police chief himself has been implicated in the case involving police officers who pilfered more than 160 kilograms worth P650 million in a 2013 drug bust […]

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