But who really benefits from this liberalized trade and investments and multiple infrastructure projects being planned and implemented all over the ASEAN region? Clearly it is the rich private corporations with money to invest that are reaping the profits of ASEAN economic integration.
Let’s talk about the very amiable and energetic Slåttum first. Idun Tvedt deserves another column.
With the Charlotte episode of hate, Trump, as a racist, a defender of Nazi ideology, and a civil war monger is totally out of the closet. There is no longer pretense that, though voted into office partly by colored people in the United States, by his stance, pronouncements and tweets, he is the president only for the white supremacists.
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BAGUIO CITY ― Three chefs from the Baguio Country Club (BCC) were declared national champions in the National Food Showdown (NFS) Chef Wars. They will represent the country in the international cook-off in Singapore this year.
The Russian October Revolution ranks among the determining seminal events of the 20th century. The victory of the Bolshevik Party and the establishment of the Soviet Union not only abolished capitalism in the largest country on earth, it also politically radicalized the working class throughout the world, inspiring the masses with the possibility of an alternative to the parasitic and moribund capitalism/imperialism.
Dr. Benjamin L. Corey wrote recently an article stating categorically that the so-called “Prosperity Gospel” is a non-Christian religion. The Prosperity Gospel is a modern brand of Christianity claiming that a good and faithful Christian results in good health, a long life, having an abundance of possessions, and material wealth. This is sometimes called “Success Gospel.”
BALBALAN, Kalinga — In the spirit of international solidarity, around 90 foreigners from different parts of the world took part in the celebration of the 33rd Cordillera Day here. Participants from Taiwan, Cambodia, Japan and USA.
MONTREAL, QUEBEC, Canada — Cordillerans in Montreal Quebec, Canada successfully staged their 7th Cordillera Day celebration last April 15.
MANILA — Calling for an end to Indonesia’s colonization and occupation of West Papua, delegates of an international study conference held in Davao City, Philippines last March 26-27 forged the unity to support the struggle of the West Papuan people for self-determination and liberation.
THE NETHERLANDS — At last the sound of Kabunian gongs has reached the Netherlands!
Based on the United States dragging the Philippines in its wars in the past, Filipinos should oppose POTUS Donald Trump in his recent saber rattling against North Korea.