Day: April 19, 2010

PRESS RELEASE April 18, 2010 Information Bureau Communist Party of the Philippines Other versions: Bisaya The National Democratic Front-Eastern Visayas today dismissed the allegations of atrocities committed by the New People’s Army in Northern Samar as psywar inventions of the 8th Infantry Division. “The so-called “Oplan Kahos-Zombie” in Mondragon and the beheading of a civilian…

News Release April 19, 2010 Migrante-Middle East, an alliance for overseas Filipino migrants’ rights group today assails the order of Acting Justice Chief Alberto Agra in dropping the case of the two prime suspects in the Ampatuan massacre case. “OFWs, Muslim and Christians, here in the Middle East express their dismay and anger to Acting…

News Release April 19, 2010 GABRIELA National Alliance of Women and Gabriela Women’s Party would like to clarify that we are not supporting Quezon City mayoralty candidate Mike Defensor. We are issuing this statement to belie news that came out today in at least three tabloid newspapers – Remate, Unang Tiktik and Hataw- claiming that…

News Release April 19, 2010 Seeing a trend of low voters’ turnout after 9 days of the overseas absentee voting that started on April 10, a migrant workers’ rights group based in the Middle East urges the COMELEC Committee on Overseas Absentee Voting (COAV) in close coordination with the RP posts in the Middle East…

News Release April 19, 2010 Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno blasted today Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) plan to spin off its three departments, saying the measure will retrench one-fourth of the airlines’ total workforce to maximize company profits rather than reduce losses. PAL has announced that it will spin off the inflight catering services, airport services…

News Release April 19, 2010 At the start of week-long Earth Day activities, environmental activists and indigenous people dubbed Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as the most anti-environment and anti-people president ever as revealed by the group’s study of Arroyo’s nine-year track record. With this, groups headed by Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment presented Mrs. Arroyo…