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35,188 families affected by ‘Urduja’

35,188 families affected by ‘Urduja’

By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA, 17Dec2017 — Inclement weather and flooding brought by tropical storm “Urduja” have affected 35,188 families in Bicol, Eastern Visayas and CARAGA, the National Disaster Risk Reduction…

16K passengers stranded in ports due to ‘Urduja’

16K passengers stranded in ports due to ‘Urduja’

By Aerol John Pateña  MANILA — More than 16,000 passengers were stranded in ports across the country on Sunday in the wake of the onslaught of tropical storm “Urduja.” In…

TD ‘Urduja’ maintains strength as it moves towards Bicol region

TD ‘Urduja’ maintains strength as it moves towards Bicol region

MANILA, 13Dec2017 — Tropical depression “Urduja” has maintained its strength and heads towards the Bicol Region, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said. The state weather agency…

PNP arrests columnist in Ilocos

PNP arrests columnist in Ilocos

By Raymund B. Villanueva MANILA, Philippines, 12Dec2017 — A human rights worker, environmentalist and columnist of a regional newspaper in northern Luzon has been arrested by the Philippine National Police…

Low-Pressure Area spotted off Mindanao

Low-Pressure Area spotted off Mindanao

By Lily Ramos MANILA — The weather bureau is monitoring a low-pressure area (LPA) estimated 450 kilometers east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical…

Youth’s call for justice to strengthen amid gov’t harassment, killings

Youth’s call for justice to strengthen amid gov’t harassment, killings

MANILA — The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) slams Duterte government Sunday, International Human Rights Day, for cases of harassment and death threats towards student leaders and…

Bishop condemns killing of priest

Bishop condemns killing of priest

STO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija— Bishop Roberto Mallari of San Jose has expressed alarm at the killing of an elderly priest in his diocese. Four men in two motorcycles ambushed Fr.…

Youth group denounces arrest of PISTON leader George San Mateo

Youth group denounces arrest of PISTON leader George San Mateo

MANILA — Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the arrest of transport leader George San Mateo today, December 5, amid the intensifying fascist attacks of the US-Duterte regime and its crackdown…

Catholic priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija

Catholic priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija

By BULATLAT MANILA – A Roman Catholic priest who was shot and wounded in a gun attack by suspected state security forces in Nueva Ecija earlier this evening, Dec. 4,…

Duterte deeply worried over anti-Duterte officers in AFP, PNP; united broad alliance not farfetched, says Sison

Duterte deeply worried over anti-Duterte officers in AFP, PNP; united broad alliance not farfetched, says Sison

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – “Terrorist-tagging” and crackdown by the Duterte government on the Legal Left may force endangered activists, including moderates, to become fighters in the New People’s…