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‘A grave attack on academic freedom,’ PUP decries termination of Prudente-Ramos accord
“For the longest time, the Accord served as our vanguard and sanctuary of our peace and wisdom in the University.”
Arrested NDFP consultant served as an altar boy in Davao City before joining Reds
Growing up into a normal and religious family, arrested NDFP consultant Eric Jun Casilao wanted to be a priest in his younger years.
How the Tiamzon spouses fought the Marcos Sr. dictatorship
In a 2014 interview with Bulatlat, the Tiamzon spouses detailed their political awakening as student activism flourished at the University of the Philippines at the time of the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos Sr.
‘Tiamzons, 8 others were captured alive, tortured, killed’ – CPP
The Tiamzons were severely tortured with witnesses reporting that they “saw how the faces and bodies of the victims were smashed, apparently beaten with hard objects.”
A journo’s win for benefits and compensation
A journalist fights back against unfair working conditions.
Is the Philippines a Springboard for U.S. Provocations of China?
The so called Balikatan War Games involving more than 12,200 U.S. troops are being held in the Philippines until April 28, of which Renato Reyes said: “We are not in favor of escalating the armed conflict between the U.S. and China…We are for Philippine sovereignty.”
Self-sufficiency entails repeal of rice liberalization law
“Local supply can definitely cover the needed buffer stocking without the need for importation. The National Food Authority should have strong political will to do this.”
High Court asked to declare SIM registration law unconstitutional
Petitioners are asking the Supreme Court to issue a temporary restraining order and/or a writ of preliminary injunction; declare the law unconstitutional; and order respondents to refrain from using, storing, transferring, as well as to destroy data gathered so far.
In Zambales, 18-day fishing ban during Balikatan ‘highly unacceptable’
A Filipino fisherfolk group decried the “no-sail zone” policy in at least five towns in the province of Zambales in the 18-day run of joint military exercises between the US and Philippine troops.
‘Impacts of oil spill worse than COVID’
“On top of environmental issues, residents are having to deal with little to no income these past few weeks, causing trickle-down effects on their health and education. The impacts of the oil spill and fishing ban are also long-term, so it is not enough to just give one-time assistance.”