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Karapatan condemns the railroading of death penalty bill

Karapatan condemns the railroading of death penalty bill

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 8March217 (BicolToday.com) – Death penalty bill, been approved on third and final reading at the House of Representatives yesterday, a nightmare for poor and victims…

Rising fascism, intra-elite rivalry linked to de Lima’s arrest – progressive groups say

Rising fascism, intra-elite rivalry linked to de Lima’s arrest – progressive groups say

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 26Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Amid calls to march in protest over President Duterte’s rising fascism timed for EDSA’s anniversary on Saturday, the arrest of…

Youth party slams revival of mandatory ROTC for Grades 11 and 12, calls for abolition

Youth party slams revival of mandatory ROTC for Grades 11 and 12, calls for abolition

MANILA, 9Feb2017 — KABATAAN Party-list condemns the recent signing of the revived mandatory Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program for senior high school students (Grades 11 and 12). According to…

NDFP awaits GRP’s formal notice on termination of peace talks, consultants ‘not hiding’

NDFP awaits GRP’s formal notice on termination of peace talks, consultants ‘not hiding’

By BicolToday.com staff 07February2017 (BicolToday.com) – President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the suspension of Peace Talks between GRP and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). He likewise ordered the…

Duterte terminates govt’s ceasefire; reds remain hopeful for 4th round of talks

Duterte terminates govt’s ceasefire; reds remain hopeful for 4th round of talks

By Reynard Magtoto 03February2017 (BicolToday.com) – After series of armed clashes in the past weeks and disagreement over the release of hundreds of political prisoners, President Rodrigo Duterte has announced…

NDFP, GRP could ‘talk while fighting’

NDFP, GRP could ‘talk while fighting’

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 03February2017 (BicolToday.com) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) assured the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) that the recently announced…

CPP-NPA terminates unilateral ceasefire, support for peace talks continue

CPP-NPA terminates unilateral ceasefire, support for peace talks continue

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 02February2017 (BicolToday.com) – The Central Committee of the CPP (CPP-CC) and the National Operations Command of the New People’s Army (NPA-NOC) decided to terminate its…

NDFP expects finished CASER draft this year

NDFP expects finished CASER draft this year

By BicolToday.com News Team LEGAZPI CITY, 31January2017 (BicolToday.com) – After bilateral talks between the reciprocal working committees on socio-economic reforms (RWC-SER) of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)…

House Bill 4800 to get rid ‘bad luck’ in public higher education

House Bill 4800 to get rid ‘bad luck’ in public higher education

By Reynard Magtoto LEGAZPI CITY, 30January2017 (BicolToday.com) – To get rid bad luck among students, Kabataan Partylist filed, last week, House Bill 4800 or the “Comprehensive Free Public Higher Education…

‘Looking forward to JMC’s joint activities, investigation of rights violations’

‘Looking forward to JMC’s joint activities, investigation of rights violations’

By Reynard Magtoto ROME, ITALY 24January2017 (BicolToday.com) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) able to forged supplemental…