Monthly Archives: August 2011

GPH Negotiating Panel Chairperson Padilla gives notice of no formal talks next month

Spokesperson, NDFP Negotiating Panel

As spokesperson of the Negotiating Panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), I am obliged to answer the press statements of Alex Padilla of the Negotiating Panel of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) which reveal publicly the contents of his letter to the NDFP Negotiating Panel Chairperson Luis Jalandoni dated 19 August 2011. In due time, the latter shall send his reply.

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US won’t pull out troops in PH despite so-called “gains” vs terror

The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan today assailed the Aquino government for not demanding the pull-out of 600 United States Special Forces elements "permanently stationed" in Mindanao since 2002. The call came just days before the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks which triggered the US-led global "war on terror". The "war on terror" resulted in direct US military aggression in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan, and "secret wars" in some 70 other countries. Read More »

“Stop the killings, violence and intimidation in Pangarap Village!”

Justice for Sol Gomez  and Rommel Fortades!

Kami, mga kapamilya nina Soliman Gomez at Rommel Fortades- mga martir ng Pangarap Village, ay nanawagagan para sa pagtigil ng pagpaslang, karahasan at pananakot sa Pangarap Village, District 1, Caloocan City. Kinukundena rin naming ang pagpaslang sa aming mga mahal sa buhay at pamamaril sa iba pa naming karesidente ng mga security guards ng Carmel Development Inc. ( CDI ). Read More »

US debt crisis should also be wake up call for the Philippines

This was the reaction of the umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan to the downgrading of the United States credit rating and the Philippine government's statement that the downgrade should be a wake-up call for the US. Palace spokesman Ricky Carandang recently said that the downgrade should push the US to address its economic issues. Read More »