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Anti-NPA Death Squads copycat of US CIA “Phoenix Program” in Vietnam; NPA ready to oppose

Anti-NPA Death Squads copycat of US CIA “Phoenix Program” in Vietnam; NPA ready to oppose

LUCENA CITY – Malacanang’s plan to use death squads against the New People’s Army (NPA) and its allied civil-society, sector groups might be a copycat of the Phoenix Program, a…

Human rights lawyer murdered in Negros

Human rights lawyer murdered in Negros

By Nonoy Espina BACOLOD CITY, 07Nov2018 – A human rights lawyer was murdered in Negros Occidental Tuesday night. Benjamin Ramos, secretary general of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in…

Visaya Reds deny hand in Sagay massacre, blame “military-hacienda” conspiracy

Visaya Reds deny hand in Sagay massacre, blame “military-hacienda” conspiracy

LEGAZPI CITY — The NDF-Panay, including its member organizations, particularly the Pambansang Kilusang Magbubukid denied knowledge over the massacre of Sagay farmers, and instead, expressed deep sorrow and loss at…

Ombudsman dismisses Bacolod registrar of deeds

Ombudsman dismisses Bacolod registrar of deeds

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental — The Office of the Ombudsman found Registrar of Deeds Romulo Gonzaga of Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, guilty of Grave Misconduct and Conduct Prejudicial to the…

Anakbayan hit harassment, arrest of striking Middleby workers

Anakbayan hit harassment, arrest of striking Middleby workers

BINAN CITY, Laguna – Youth group Anakbayan deplored the arrest Tuesday (July 3) and detention of seven workers of commercial cooking equipment supplier Middleby Philippines Corp. located inside the Laguna…

Ombudsman to sue Bulacan officials for operating illegal garbage dumpsite

Ombudsman to sue Bulacan officials for operating illegal garbage dumpsite

PAOMBONG, Bulacan – The Office of the Ombudsman announced Thursday it has found probable cause to charge former mayor Isagani Castro and 10 other local officials of Paombong, Bulacan, with…

4 AFP soldiers slain in Northern Samar ambush

4 AFP soldiers slain in Northern Samar ambush

NORTHERN SAMAR – Four AFP soldiers were waylaid by NPA red fighters in an ambush on June 26, 2018, about nine in the morning at Roxas village, Lope de Vega,…

Gunman shoots dead Batangas mayor during flag ceremony

Gunman shoots dead Batangas mayor during flag ceremony

By Saul Pa-a CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, 2 July 2018 — Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili was gunned down while attending Monday’s flag raising rites around 8:15 a.m. at the…

6 cops die in Samar ‘misencounter’, 9 others wounded

6 cops die in Samar ‘misencounter’, 9 others wounded

By Sarwell Meniano TACLOBAN CITY, 25 June 2018— Six junior police officers were killed while nine others were wounded in a misencounter Monday morning between patrolling cops and soldiers in…

Priest gunned down after celebrating Mass in Cagayan

Priest gunned down after celebrating Mass in Cagayan

By Raymund B. Villanueva, Kodao Another Roman Catholic priest was killed, this time in far north Luzon. Fr. Mark Ventura, a former rector of the Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary of…

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