October 21, 2014     Philippines
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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...

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...

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