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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 »

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  2. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  3. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  4. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  9. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Gloomy weather on Black Saturday–Pagasa
  • Mixed feelings for Gabriel Garcia Marquez in hometown
  • Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  • Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’–report
  • Pakistan library named ‘bin Laden,’ as memory fades
  • Sports

  • Duke’s Rodney Hood joining Jabari Parker in NBA draft
  • Phelps entered in 3 events at comeback meet
  • Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
  • Motivated LeBron James preps for postseason
  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • OFW from UAE tests negative for MERS-Cov–health chief
  • Multicultural flock marks Good Friday in San Francisco
  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia
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