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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

‘It is a military basing agreement’

The proponents of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) were hard put in defending that it is not a basing agreement, as some senators and opponents say that it is.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

‘Jusmag facility illegal’ – anti-US bases expert

Anti-US bases expert Dr. Rolando Simbulan said the presence of a US “sub-military camp” inside a Philippine military camp is not only “an insult,” but a violation of the Philippine Constitution.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Two contrasting treatments

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Two names have become inextricably linked – Jennifer Laude and US Marine Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Scott Pemberton – on that fateful day of Oct. 11. Jennifer was found dead in a...

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

US Marine Pemberton in Camp Aguinaldo: Is it PH or US custody?

Filipino officials, including President Aquino, appear excessively careful as they avoid the use of the words “suspect,”“custody” and “detention” in connection with the US serviceman suspected in the Subic slay, who remains under US custody.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Visitors, my fur!


Friday, October 17th, 2014

‘Why did he have to kill her?’ – sister of Jennifer Laude

Whenever she came home to Leyte, it was like a feast. Jennifer prepared food for all their neighbors as a way of sharing her blessings.

Friday, October 17th, 2014

‘Investigate US troops’ mental health’

“Psychological studies conducted by the US Army, Marine Corps, Harvard University, and other agencies revealing alarming trends on the state of mental health of their troops are a matter of security concern to Filipino people especially with...

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Makabayan bloc files House resolution to terminate US-PH Visiting Forces Agreement

This incident shows that the US-PH Visiting Forces Agreement is unmistakably an affront to the State’s sovereign power to enforce its laws within its territory and makes a mockery of our justice system.” – Makabayan bloc House...

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Still no PH custody | US marine charged with murder of Pinay transgender

“Judging from the statements issued so far by DFA officials, it seems that President Aquino’s emerging position is to kowtow to US interests by invoking legal niceties in the Visiting Forces Agreement. Instead of fighting for our...

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

US troops guilty of environmental crimes – green groups

A study by Kalikasan PNE revealed that the presence of US forces in the Asia Pacific region has resulted in adverse environmental impact.

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Obama’s choice

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld With the shutdown of the US federal government, President Barack Obama has cancelled his visits to the Philippines and Malaysia but will still fly to Brunei and Indonesia. What...

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