A beneficiary whose father was killed and burned by Philippine Constabulary troopers in the late 70s confirmed that Malayao never asked for money from her even after her family received Php1.7 million with his help.
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By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions SAN PABLO, Isabela—The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounced efforts by the Rodrigo Duterte government for what it calls the “regime’s foulest move in sowing false information surrounding the murder” of National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultant Randy Malayao last January 30 in Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya.…
Bibilib ka sa pagtatanggol ng PInoy sa kalikasan, sa kabila ng matinding kahirapan, lumalalang panganib para sa aktibismo, paglipana ng sandamakmak na buwitre at buwaya (pasintabi sa tunay na hayop) sa gobyernong Duterte, at tumitinding pakikialam ng mga dayuhan sa ating bansa.
“…at worst, it is a defense mechanism to protect the real perpetrators by laying the blame elsewhere.”
After Malayao’s killing: NDFP reconsidering policy of being open to talks with ‘murderous Duterte regime’
The assassination of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines’s (NDFP) youngest peace consultant is pushing it to reconsider its policy of being open to peace negotiations with the Rodrigo Duterte regime,
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – A human rights group is calling for an independent investigation over the deadly Jolo twin bombing on Jan. 28 that left 21 church-goers killed and scores injured. According to news reports, the first explosion took place inside the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel at…
The recent disqualification of Aksyon Health Workers Party-List clearly leads us to believe that genuine party-lists, even with a track record of its initiators to boot and members belonging to the marginalized and underrepresented sector, could never make the cut just because of contestable technicalities. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Another progressive…
“The Rice Industry Development Act (RIDA) bill seeks to lift our rice industry from a multi-dimensional crisis that wasted away its productive capability, stunted its development and forestalled the country’s attainment of food security.”
Price increases are to be expected as the country’s staple food will be solely at the hands of the profit-oriented private sector.
While not a guarantee to lower prices in the long run, opening up the rice sector to unbridled imports leaves the country’s rice security at the mercy of an unpredictable and increasingly unreliable world market. This happens as 95 percent of Philippine rice imports come from just two countries whose own domestic production is either slowing down or declining. Globally, rice production has been steadily decelerating in the past four decades.
“This situation may lead to chaos and further manipulation of the supply and price of the staple by unscrupulous traders.”