The counterinsurgency policy is not only targeted against the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People’s Army (NPA) but against perceived supporters or any groups standing in the way of the administration’s political and economic interests.
With all its pretensions for peace and development, Duterte’s counterinsurgency is brutal to the core.
“There were times when she thought of taking a break, but in the end, her heart stays with the masses that she serves.”
The campaign of the local governments in Ilocos Sur and NTA to convince farmers to return to tobacco cultivation to increase the volume of production and their RA 7171 share seems to be gaining ground.
Although the characters and the main parts of the stories remain familiar, the musical Lam-ang is a reimagination of the famed hero and his epic battles. The play showcases a Lam-ang who was thrust into leadership, unprepared and how it caused the loss of his sense of purpose, as well as the reason for his downfall.
Inilunsad ng mga progresibong grupo ang Tignay Ilocos!, isang kampanyang naglalayong igiit ang “kabuhayan, karapatan at kapayapaan” sa gitna ng tumitinding pandarahas at panunupil sa rehiyon.
In just under six months of fieldwork, we saw the extreme and terrifying change of landscape in the affected areas: hundreds of trees were felled, creeks dried, and mountains flattened; this, despite claims from the Philippine government that New Clark City is “environment-friendly.”
The Ilocano epic, Biag ni Lam-ang by Pedro Bukaneg, will take the centerstage this December for the 33rd Theater Season “Makidigma” of Tanghalang Pilipino. It will premiere December 6 to 15, 2019, at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater).
Bilang bahagi ng UP Baguio sa selebrasyon sa ikalawang anibersaryo ng deklarasyon ng UNESCO sa Syudad ng Baguio bilang Creative City for Arts and Crafts, pinangunahan nito ang ilang aktibidad kapwa sa larangan ng akademiya at sining kasabay ng pagsasaalang-alang nito sa kabuhayan at kultura ng kinabibilangang komunidad.
Adu ti agkuna nga adda dagiti tao a saan a makaluto iti aba, nagatel kano ti lutuenda. Idi ubingak pay, pinagkiwarnak ni apongko a baket iti ilutlutona nga aba ket kinunana a mabalinak kano nga agluto ta saan a nagatel diay kiniwarko.
State laws and programs are making indigenous peoples’ lands and resources up for grabs by local and foreign corporations according to the Philippine Task Forces for Indigenous Peoples Rights report in the recent Regional Consultation on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Bangkok, Thailand.
Nurses across the country took to the streets and social media their call for just and lawful salary, job security and better working conditions during their National Day of Unity and Protest prompted by the government’s reluctance to implement the Supreme Court ruling granting entry-level nurses Salary Grade 15.