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If the CPP-NPA can’t make peace with Duterte, they can’t make peace with any president

“You can’t talk peace and have a gun.” – “Kaleidoscope World” by Francis Magalona (1964-2009) President Rodrigo Duterte announced a unilateral ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines, its armed wing […]

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To Mayor Duterte – Why are you associating yourself with Filipino communists?

DEAR MAYOR RODY DUTERTE, Sometimes I ask myself If I am still supporting or defending you. Because I still believe in you, I try to refine your ideas and make them acceptable […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 5.7 quake jolts parts of Luzon, Metro Manila

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted parts of Luzon including early Monday morning (September 27). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Looc, Occidental Mindoro (coordinates […]

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Vilma Santos-Recto auditions for her next role: as Senator – #BotongPinoy2022

After over two decades as a local politician in her home province of Batangas, Congresswoman Vilma Santos-Recto is now poised to enter national politics by running for Senator in 2022. A veteran […]

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Willie Ong will not help Isko Moreno in reaching out to opposition voters – #BotongPinoy2022

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno formalized his much-speculated candidacy for the presidency this week. However, what no one saw coming was his announcement of Doctor Willie Ong as his nominee for vice […]

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Writer and historian Bob Couttie dies at 70

British writer and historian Robert Donald “Bob” Couttie has passed away in his adopted hometown of Balangiga, Eastern Samar last September 21 after a lingering illness. He was 70. A former actor […]

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