The National Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Wednesday denounced the claim that it was one of the legal fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).
Despite the claim of the military that its forces have weakened in the past few years, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), through its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA), has maintained that it has not lost its strength five decades after it was established as the insurgent group has been launching more than a hundred of offensives against the state forces in parts of Northern Mindanao just this year alone.
Somewhere in the mountainous part of the region, there were makeshift huts made of freshly cut pieces of wood, leaves and plastic waterproof sheets. A few hammocks made of taffeta hung in between trees. These served as temporary sleeping quarters for the mobile army composed mainly of peasants, some workers and intellectuals.
Authorities are now considering to implement some adjustments of its usual preparation for the next year’s annual gift giving of President Rodrigo Duterte in his residence here.
The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) has started its investigation into the attack of a military detachment carried out by suspected Communist rebels who then held hostage two soldiers and 12 militiamen in a village in Agusan del Sur early Wednesday morning from the said detachment, a 4ID official said Thursday.
Poll watchdog Kontra Daya warns of a ‘no election’ scenario in 2019 with the lifting of term limits included in the draft federal constitution, considering it the “worst form of election fraud.”
Former Bayan Muna Party-list representative Neri Colmenares criticized the online reports spreading over the weekend, linking him to a former Cebu beauty queen who was arrested by authorities in a drug busts on Saturday in Kamputhaw, Cebu City on Saturday.
Just before the year ends, the 18th Council of the Sangguniang Panlunsod approved in the third and final reading the proposed P8.8 billion budget of the city.
Resolving tribal disputes will soon be placed under the Council of Elders of the Indigenous Cultural Community when the City Council here would approve the proposal of the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR).
The City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO) opposed to Senate President Vicente Sotto III ’s proposed amendment of the Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 that is to lower the age of children’s criminal liability.