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NDF consultant tigok sa military ops

KABANKALAN CITY- PATAY ang isang consultant ng National Democratic Front (NDF) na si Ericson Acosta at kasamahan na organizer ng mga magsasaka sa isinagawang operasyon ng militar kahapon ng umaga (Miyerkoles) sa Negros Occidental. Kinilala ang mga nasawi na aktibista/artist na si Ericson alyas Raffy Acosta, 49-anyos at Albert alyas Tantan Jimenez. Batay sa report […] The post NDF consultant tigok sa military ops appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource: remate remateDec 1st, 2022

CHR probes deaths of NDF consultant, companion

The Commission on Human Rights has started its investigation into the alleged summary execution by the military of National Democratic Front consultant Ericson Acosta and his companion Joseph Jimenez of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2022

CHR probes killing of NDFP consultant Ericson Acosta, peasant organizer

Rights group Karapatan said Acosta and his companion Jimenez were captured alive at around 2 a.m. on November 30 in Kabankalan City, but they were later tagged as casualties in an alleged encounter with the military......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2022

Justice sought for slain NDF consultant

Artists, activists and members of the academe are seeking justice for National Democratic Front consultant and poet Ericson Acosta, who was killed in an alleged encounter with the military in Negros Occidental on Nov. 30......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2022

‘Peace consultant and peasant organizer stabbed, hacked’ – NDF Negros

The National Democratic Front in Negros (NDF-Negros) said peace consultant and poet Ericson Acosta and peasant organizer Joseph Jimenez were stabbed and hacked, belying claims of the military that the two died during gun fight in Kabankalan City last Nov. 30. The post ‘Peace consultant and peasant organizer stabbed, hacked’ – NDF Negros appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

NDF-Negros: Military murdered peace consultant-poet Ericson Acosta

NDF-Negros spokesperson Bayani Obrero said in a statement that Acosta and a companion were captured alive at around two o’clock in the morning of November 30 but were announced as casualties in a “fake encounter” a few hours later. The post NDF-Negros: Military murdered peace consultant-poet Ericson Acosta appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

Son of peace consultant arrested in Bulacan

Karapatan-Central Luzon said the arrest and detention of Philip Alcantara is but another attempt to force his father to surface and surrender to the military. The post Son of peace consultant arrested in Bulacan appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

DOTr starts privatization process for EDSA Busway

The Department of Transportation has started the privatization process for the EDSA Busway as it seeks a consultant for the conduct of the turnover’s feasibility study......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News13 hr. 37 min. ago

China says it strongly opposes US move to shoot down balloon

SHANGHAI — China’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that it expressed strong dissatisfaction and opposition towards the United States’ use of force to attack its airship.     A U.S. military fighter jet shot down the airship, which Washington has described as a suspected Chinese spy balloon, off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday, […] The post China says it strongly opposes US move to shoot down balloon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2023

US fighter jet shoots down suspected Chinese spy balloon with missile

SURFSIDE BEACH, South Carolina — A U.S. military fighter jet shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday, a week after it entered U.S. airspace and triggered a dramatic — and public — spying saga that worsened Sino-U.S. relations. President Joe Biden said he had issued an order […] The post US fighter jet shoots down suspected Chinese spy balloon with missile appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2023

Is the US preparing for war, or deterring it?

Considering all these revelations from the US and NATO, one may ask: What is the world’s lone superpower thinking? Is the US flexing its military muscles and consolidating its regional and global alliances to deter an impending war with China? Or are these actions meant to prepare for war? The post Is the US preparing for war, or deterring it? appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2023

Is the US preparing for war, or deterring it?

Five “agreed locations” had been previously designated for American military facilities to be established inside Philippine military bases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2023

Soldier goes to battle for Mrs. Universe title

MANILA, Philippines—Several beauty queens have gone on to become wives of soldiers, while some women pursue pageantry after establishing their own families with military officials. But this time a member of the Armed Forces herself is pursuing her own battle for a crown. Lady Chatterly Alvaro-Sumbeling is already a lieutenant commander in the Philippine Navy, […] The post Soldier goes to battle for Mrs. Universe title appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2023

Groups slam US defense chief’s visit, call for the junking of VFA, EDCA

Progressive groups said the Filipino people will not benefit from the increased US military presence in the country, urging the public to never forget the horrors that the American troops have committed under the lopsided military deals. The post Groups slam US defense chief’s visit, call for the junking of VFA, EDCA appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2023

Whole of government must fight smuggling

Government authorities credit much the military’s succeeding to reduce the communist ranks in the countryside to the “whole of government” approach......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2023

EDITORIAL - Credible defense

Strategic partnerships are important, President Marcos says, in dealing with a “terribly complicated situation” and “troubled waters.” Along this line, he has approved the expansion of US military access to Philippine facilities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2023

Protesters call for EDCA junking

Militant groups have voiced outrage over the decision of the government to allow the United States access to four more military facilities in the Philippines under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the two countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2023

Groups condemn heightening U.S. military intervention in PH

"Filipinos must not allow our country to be used as staging ground for any US military intervention in the region. The US is engaged in provocations with China using the issue of Taiwan. Allowing US use of our facilities will drag us into this conflict which is not aligned with our national interests" -- Bayan The post Groups condemn heightening U.S. military intervention in PH appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2023

Korean actor Nam Joo Hyuk sasabak na sa military service sa Marso

NAKATAKDA nang sumabak sa mandatory military service ang sikat na Korean actor na si Nam Joo Hyuk sa susunod na buwan. Kinumpirma ‘yan mismo ng kanyang talent agency na SOOP sa isang pahayag, ayon sa Korean media outlet na Soompi. Ayon pa sa ulat, naka-enlist ang aktor sa “police squad” at mag-uumpisa na sa March […] The post Korean actor Nam Joo Hyuk sasabak na sa military service sa Marso appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2023

Erickson Raymundo dedma sa bashers ng mga Cornerstone talents: ‘Paano mo sasagutin ang mga walang mukha?’

NAGSIMULA lang sa dalawang talents 15 years ago — sina Sam MIlby at Richard Poon and little did we know, less than a hundred na pala ang nakapirma sa Cornerstone Entertainment ni Erickson Raymundo. Hindi lang manager ang papel ni Erickson sa mga alaga niya kundi all-around talaga siya bilang consultant, bestfriend, at ikalawang ama […] The post Erickson Raymundo dedma sa bashers ng mga Cornerstone talents: ‘Paano mo sasagutin ang mga walang mukha?’ appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2023

Austin to tackle larger US military presence in Philippines

United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III is in the country for talks about deploying US forces and weapons in more Philippine military camps to ramp up deterrence against China’s increasingly aggressive actions toward Taiwan and in the disputed South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2023