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4th round peacetalks: 4 POWs, 23 political prisoners to be released soon

4th round peacetalks: 4 POWs, 23 political prisoners to be released soon

By BicolToday.com Staff NETHERLANDS, 6April2017 (BicolToday.com) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) reiterate their commitments to expedite…

GRP and NDFP panels ready with 4th round of peace talks formal opening

GRP and NDFP panels ready with 4th round of peace talks formal opening

By BicolToday.com Staff Netherlands, 3April2017 (BicolToday.com) – The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have agreed to continue the…

Nabbed PNP crime lab chief in Antipolo tests positive for drugs

Nabbed PNP crime lab chief in Antipolo tests positive for drugs

MANILA, 31March2017 — Supt. Lito Cabamongan, the chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Crime Laboratory satellite office in Antipolo City, turned positive in the initial drug test after he…

CPP’s ceasefire ready before March ends

CPP’s ceasefire ready before March ends

By BicolToday.com Staff LEGAZPI CITY, 26March2017 (BicolToday.com) – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) ready to declare unilateral ceasefire following the release yesterday by the New People’s Army (NPA)…

Child rights group denounces eviction order against occupants in Bulacan

Child rights group denounces eviction order against occupants in Bulacan

BicolToday.com Staff LEGAZPI CITY, 25March2017 (BicolToday.com) – Child rights group denounced the eviction order issued by the National Housing Authority (NHA) against the thousand poor families who have successfully occupied…

#OccupyPabahay is just and reasonable – labor NGO 

#OccupyPabahay is just and reasonable – labor NGO 

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 24March2017 (BicolToday.com) – A labor nongovernment organization expresses solidarity with group KADAMAY and the #OccupyPabahay movement on Wednesday, stating that the movement calls forth the…

Prof. Sison lauds Duterte’s decision to continue peace talks

Prof. Sison lauds Duterte’s decision to continue peace talks

By Reynard Magtoto LEGAZPI CITY, 15March2017 (BicolToday.com) – The founding chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Prof. Jose Maria Sison lauded President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to continue…

NPA ready to counter anti-peace AFP offensives

NPA ready to counter anti-peace AFP offensives

By BicolToday.com Staff LEGAZPI CITY, 15March2017 (BicolToday.com) – New People’s Army (NPA) is ready to confront and counter the offensives of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) according to its…

Back on Track: Fourth round peace talks set on April

Back on Track: Fourth round peace talks set on April

By BicolToday.com Staff LEGAZPI CITY, 13March2017 (BicolToday.com) – Due to public clamor for the resumption of the peace negotiations, the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) agreed to…

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…