Monthly Archives: November 2017

Duterte wants Congress special session on BBL

MANILA — President Duterte is planning to call for a special session of Congress to speed up the passage of a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) acceptable to all sectors of society and

PNP to use anti-terror law vs Reds

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) will be using the anti-terrorism law in dealing with the communist rebels amid the anticipated escalation of attacks by the New People’s Army (NPA) after

NPA attacks intensify in Luzon

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The New People’s Army (NPA) stepped up attacks in parts of Luzon almost 11 months before President Rodrigo Duterte unilaterally canceled the peace talks with the Communist

Anakpawis member shot dead near his house in Davao City

DAVAO CITY — Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot and killed a member of the Anakpawis party-list group in an upland village here on Saturday, activists on Sunday said. Jay Apiag, Karapatan Southern Mindanao spokesperson,

Sereno lawyers demand fair treatment from lawmakers

MANILA — Two lawyers representing Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in the impeachment complaint being discussed before the House committee on justice said they remain “somehow optimistic” that she would receive fair

Duterte to Sison: I will arrest you or better yet never come back home

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has again vowed to order the arrest of “dying” Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison if the exiled communist leader decides to return