During the Marcos Dictatorship, the word “salvage” or “salbids” translated into “extrajudicial killing.”
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It is President Rodrigo Duterte who spoiled the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
The Communist Party of the Philippines is foreseeing the high probability that President Rodrigo Duterte will not be able to complete his term in office.
If there is one way to describe President Duterte is that he can be consistent. I am not talking about his political agenda or economic plan, but about his recent statement calling God stupid. Saying those words is consistent with how his administration treated people. His lack of respect towards God is seen in his actions and policies. The outrage that many people felt following his tirade against God and the Catholic Church is valid. We hear about those who denounced Duterte as blasphemous while others were strong to defend the account of Adam and Eve in Genesis.
All the world’s a stage
And all the men and women merely players.
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts
The militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas expressed doubt as to the availability of cheap rice from the National Food Authority in retail markets as earlier announced by the government.
National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Prof. Joma Sison clarified on Friday that the peace talks between the government have not been terminated.
Overseas Filipino workers are among the sectors who have been longing for just and lasting peace for their country.
President Rodrigo Duterte, an open critic of the Catholic church, has agreed to engage in talks with religious leaders in the country in a bid to assuage the rift between him and the Church following his controversial “stupid God” rant.
Progressive lawmakers from the House Makabayan bloc have filed resolutions seeking a probe into the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s “illegal” crackdown against “tambays” (loiterers) and the death of a 22-year-old detainee due to alleged police brutality.