Archive of News Stories

NDFP to engage with VP Robredo for peace talks resumption
September 18, 2020 | News Stories

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) yesterday expressed intent to engage in discussions with Vice Pres. Leni Robredo regarding the issues in its peace negotiations with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP). In an interview with Ang Bayan, recently appointed NDFP negotiating panel interim chairperson Julie de Lima said that […]

The Marcos borrowing binge, a recurring historic phenomenon
September 13, 2020 | News Stories

Third part of the series on the Duterte regime’s borrowing binge. Read the first part, “Pandemic borrowing binge,” in Ang Bayan, August 21, 2020; second part, “Predicament to be caused by Duterte’s borrowing spree,” Ang Bayan, September 7, 2020. This coming September 21, the Filipino people will mark the 48th anniversary of the declaration of […]

Getting away with murder: Before Jennifer Laude, US visiting troops face 10 cases
September 11, 2020 | News Stories

Rodrigo Duterte’s absolute pardon to US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton for killing Jennifer Laude in 2014 is only the latest in the string of injustices suffered by Filipinos in the past 22 years in the hands of US visiting troops under the Visiting Forces Agreement. The crimes they have committed against Filipinos have gone unpunished. […]

Drug kingpin Duterte continues killing spree
September 10, 2020 | News Stories

Nothing, not even a pandemic, seems to slow down kingpin Rodrigo Duterte’s drug-related killing spree. A research published by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on September 8 pointed out that Duterte’s bloody war on drugs has worsened during the Covid-19 pandemic. Analyzing the latest statistics of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on the drug war (PDEA), […]

Mga yunit ng AFP, nagbarilan sa Davao de Oro
September 06, 2020 | News Stories

Hindi lamang sa Sulu nagaganap ang mga barilan sa pagitan ng mga armadong grupo ng reaksyunaryong estado. Madalas din itong nangyayari sa mga eryang kinikilusan ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB). Maraming kaso na mismong mga tropa ng Armed Forces of Philippines ang nasasangkot sa mga misengkwentro. Sa Southern Mindanao, iniulat ni Ka Rigoberto Sanchez, tagapagsalita […]

Soldiers to Samar peasants: Surrender or starve
September 03, 2020 | News Stories

Soldiers from the 8th ID are prohibiting peasants from harvesting their crops in at least two Samar towns to coerce them to “surrender” to the military. At least 39 peasant families in San Jose de Buan, Western Samar, were told to surrender as NPA members or else starve as they will not be permitted to […]

AFP murders own agent, maliciously accuses NPA of crime
September 03, 2020 | News Stories

Elements of the 8th ID killed one of its own intelligence agents, Freddie Mabanan in Barangay Salvacion, San Jose de Buan last August 19. The soldiers attempted to shift the blame to the NPA to cover up the crime but Mabanan was able to identify his handlers in the 8th ID as the perpetrators just […]

Fascist onslaught in Zambales paves way for renewed plunder
September 01, 2020 | News Stories

In August 21, around 190 Aeta families flocked to Barangay Aglao in San Marcelino, Zambales to seek refuge in the barangay’s covered court. Majority of the approximately 660 refugees are children. Terror drove the Aetas from their community in neighboring Barangay Buhawen, after four combat helicopters rained bombs in Sitio Lumibao . At least nine […]

Central Luzon Aetas, peasants urged to defy National Greening Program
September 01, 2020 | News Stories

Members of the Rebolusyonaryong Organisasyong Ayta (ROA) and the Pambansang Katipunan ng mga Magbubukid (PKM) called on their fellow minority Aetas and peasants to fight the implementation of the anti-people National Greening Program (NGP) in their areas. Exposing the program, the ROA and PKM encouraged the Aetas and peasants of West Central Luzon to stop […]

Revolutionary martyrs, remembered and honored
August 31, 2020 | News Stories

As the country marks the beginning of the Katipunan-led armed uprising more than a century ago, the selflessness and sacrifice of the heroes and martyrs of the Filipino people’s armed resistance were recognized by revolutionaries. They salute the Red fighters of the New People’s Army for giving their lives for the Filipino people and the […]