35 years after the Edsa euphoria

Von Katindoy - @inquirerdotnet 02/25/2021

Euphoric. That was how my fellow seminarians and I felt when we heard the Radyo Veritas announcement that Marcos had fled Malacañang on Feb. 25, 1986. The following day, the Philippine Daily Inquirer immortalized our collective euphoria…

Duterte declares ceasefire with communist rebels

Froilan Gallardo 12/23/2019

Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental—Malacañang on Sunday night, December 22, 2019, said President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has declared a ceasefire with communist rebels for the Christmas season. Malacañang said Duterte declared the unilateral and reciprocal ceasefire…

Palace blasts CPP-NPA’s 50 years as a ‘failed rebellion’

Inquirer.net 12/26/2018

Manila, Philippines — The five decades-long insurgency of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) is a “failed rebellion,” Malacañang declared, as the nation’s Maoist movement celebrates its 50th anniversary on Wednesday. “The 50 years…

Churches oppose Communist tax plan

AFP 07/15/2018

Czech Republic The churches in Czech Republic are up in arms against Communist Party plans to tax billions in compensation being paid by the state in return for assets, mostly land, seized by the Communists during their…

Russia and China as allies

Ricky Poca 01/09/2017

The US public’s preoccupation with the alleged interference of Russia in their elections last year flared up with the findings of the intelligence community confirming that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered agents to spread false news reports…

Police, military on holiday alert

Nestle L. Semilla 12/19/2016

THE Police Regional Office (PRO-7) said it will still be on alert this holiday season despite the government’s ongoing talks with the communist rebels. In a press conference yesterday, PRO-7 director Chief Supt. Noli Taliño said they…

Honoring the dead

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/31/2016

I’m following my friend and media colleague Jhunnex Napallacan on the social networking site for local and national news updates which he, as lead anchor of Station dyLA, delivers without delay. His commentary style is folksy and…

Duterte calls Sison arrogant

08/07/2016

President Rodrigo Duterte has called exiled communist leader Jose Maria Sison as “arrogant” as he assailed the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). Speaking to soldiers at Camp General Macario Peralta in Jamindan, Capiz, on Friday, Duterte…

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