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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...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

US-RP framework agreement, getting more at less cost

“The US government is trying to hide behind the technicality that they would not set up a permanent military base or that their troops would only have increased rotational presence here, but as it is, US troops...

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Lutong makaw

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The negotiations between the Philippine and US governments is just on its first round but the results are already predictable since both sides are saying exactly the same thing about the...

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

New Military Bases Agreement by another name?

“The terms are so broad that we can assume that US forces will have unlimited access and indefinite stay in the Philippines, alongside the opportunity of being granted effective control of certain PH facilities for the storage...

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

‘Treachery, lies,’ slammed in Malacañang’s justifications for increased US troop presence

“The Aquino government is still trying to deceive the people that the US is out to help the Philippines against China. It is playing up 'the threat of China' while playing down the history and reality of...

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Preempting a firestorm of protest

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The “Amboy” (American Boy) troika of President Aquino, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario is hard at work justifying renewed basing rights for the United States...

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Preempting a firestorm of protest

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The “Amboy” (American Boy) troika of President Aquino, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto del Rosario is hard at work justifying renewed basing rights for the United States...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Davao Left opposes Aquino govt’s ‘access arrangements’ with US, Japan military forces

“The Aquino administration only puts at risk the lives of the people because the US government only wants to position their troops in our country with the objective of waging war against China and North Korea.” —...

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Military denies earlier reported US troops deployment in Pablo areas, but groups wary of cover-up

Deploying US Troops to typhoon Pablo-affected areas, as Bagong Alyansang Makabayan Southern Mindanao spokesperson Sheena Duazo said, is a greater disservice to the victims who are already rendered homeless and hungry due to government neglect and corruption...

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Aquino urged to bar entry of US ships pending guidelines on ‘mishaps’

By MARYA SALAMAT Despite the Philippine government having agreed to increased...

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