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Years of US presence did not modernize AFP – Bayan

Bayan Secretary General Renato Reyes Jr.   INQUIRER file photo

Militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Sunday lambasted the President Benigno Aquino III’s administration, claiming it should not rely on the United States to defend Philippine territory and modernize the military.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP denies taking P1.5M from Tiamzons

Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army chief Benito Tiamzon (left) and his wife, Wilma (right).  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The military on Thursday denied the claim of captured communist leaders– Benito Tiamzon and his wife Wilma, that the government forces took their P1.5M when they were arrested in Cebu last month.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militants to Meralco: Return overcharge with interest


Militant groups said Wednesday it was not enough for Manila Electric Co. to refund customers the excess charges for electricity they paid in December and January but the power distributor had to pay them interest as well.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Argument over card game leaves man dead

An argument over a poker game resulted in the death of a 45-year-old man who was beaten up and stabbed dead by the other players Sunday morning in Novaliches, Quezon City.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Power hike protest set for January 21 SC oral arguments


Groups opposing the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) proposed power rate hike announced on Sunday that they will hold a protest on January 21, coinciding with the Supreme Court’s (SC) oral arguments on the issue.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Concern raised over post-’Yolanda’ agriculture sector

Renato Reyes Jr. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Wednesday raised concern over how the government would ensure the rehabilitation of the agriculture sector.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Budget retains solons’ pet projects

THE BAGUIO chapter of Kabataan Partylist puts up a dart game at Baguio City’s Malcolm Square to protest pork barrel. The board features government officials and legislators who were implicated in the pork barrel scandal. A round of darts costs passersby P5. VINCENT CABREZA/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Lawmakers have submitted their list of choice projects for funding in the 2014 national budget, which, a partylist representative said, was proof that Congress has not abolished pork barrel as its leaders have advertised.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Million People March 2 organizers urge public to take part in anti-pork protest

Members of the militant group Abolish Pork Movement demonstrate their disgust at the House of Representatives. INQUIRER FILE PHTO / MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Organizers of the second Million People March to be held in Ayala this Friday are urging every Filipino, whether they be abroad, in the provinces, or their homes, to bang pots and pans simultaneously so that the government may know that the people demand punishment on those who have misused the Priority Deevelopment Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Million People March to bring call vs ‘pork’ to Makati on Oct 4

Million People March. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Organizers behind the social media-driven “Million People March” are taking the mass movement against the pork barrel system to the next level on Oct. 4 — right at the heart of the country’s financial district.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Antimining head, son slain in Davao del Sur

An antimining leader and his son were killed in Kiblawan town, Davao del Sur province, on Friday morning.

Posted: August 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bayan says Aquino misleading nation on pork barrel abolition

Bayan Secretary General Renato Reyes Jr.   INQUIRER file photo

“Pork is still pork,” a militant group said Friday in response to President Benigno Aquino’s statement that the time has come to abolish the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) more commonly known as pork barrel.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Forbes list of richest Filipinos highlights gaping poor, rich divide


The inclusive growth promised by President Benigno Aquino III still could not be felt by many Filipinos as the gap between the rich and poor continues to widen, militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) said Friday.

Posted: August 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militants ready vs police raps over SONA clash

Photo by Jamie Marie Elona/INQUIRER.net

The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) said Thursday it was ready to face charges that had been filed against them in relation to clashes that ensued between its members and police during President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address last July 22 in Quezon City.

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

  1. Santiago accuses Lacson of fronting for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  2. Name names, Lacson told
  3. Santiago: Enrile, Lacson, Reyes plotting massive psywar operation
  4. Slain officer’s ‘diagram’ rocks PNP
  5. Kris Aquino’s ex- close in security named new Air Force chief
  6. Ex-COA chief nabbed for plunder
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Obama: US will defend Japan vs China
  9. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  10. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


  • Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen
  • Lacson rejects calls to name ‘pork’ execs
  • Obama due in Seoul as North Korea nuclear test fears grow
  • Hold departure order out vs Corona, Singson
  • Malaysia to release MH370 report–PM
  • Sports

  • Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback meet
  • Sharapova advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals
  • Galedo caps ride of redemption
  • Beermen, Express dispute second semis slot today
  • Lady Agilas upset Lady Bulldogs in four sets
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Recovered’ Banksy works on display ahead of sale
  • Marinduque: Visiting the ‘palm of the ocean’
  • First at Vatican in 60 years
  • How Jing Monis Salon gave Krissy the pixie
  • Want to be a supermodel? Work on your inner beauty, says Joey Espino
  • Entertainment

  • Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert
  • Kristoffer Martin: from thug to gay teen
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Cris Villonco on play adapted from different medium
  • Business

  • PAL hailed for ban on shark fin cargo
  • BSP to change tint of P100 bill
  • Nielsen sees car buying boom in the Philippines
  • How author of best-seller exposed ‘one percent’ economic elite
  • Bangko Sentral readies new bank lending rules
  • Technology

  • Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street
  • Vatican announces hashtag for April 27 canonizations
  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • Opinion

  • Corruption not invincible after all
  • Editorial Cartoon, April 25, 2014
  • No deal, Janet
  • Like making Al Capone a witness vs his gang
  • MERS-CoV and mothers
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia
  • China welcomes PH apology
  • Only 4 Etihad passengers not accounted for
  • Abandoned in Malta,15 PH seamen return
  • Senator hopes PH will also get same vow
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