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The social basis of Filipino conservatism

  By JUSTIN UMALI Bulatlat.com In the wake of Facebook’s recent shutdown of state-sponsored fake pages and accounts, it’s easy to overlook that there are other aspects aside from state fascism. Since Duterte signed Executive Order 70 in December 2018, the National Task Force to End the Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) has busied itself… The post The social basis of Filipino conservatism appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Environment secretary urged to suspend Manila Bay ‘beach nourishment’ project

BY AARON MACARAEG Bulatlat.com MANILA– Fisherfolk group Pamalakaya urged on Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu to suspend “beach nourishment” project in Manila Bay following his suspension order for two mining firms involved in the extraction and processing of dolomite in Alcoy, Cebu. Pamalakaya called it “absurd” that while the mining projects involved in production… The post Environment secretary urged to suspend Manila Bay ‘beach nourishment’ project appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Bacoor residents face threat of eviction despite pandemic

"We know that we, residents of Sitio Silangan ... have a right to the lands that we cultivated.” The post Bacoor residents face threat of eviction despite pandemic appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Vico Sotto trending dahil sa pagkastigo sa negosyante: Marami siyang violation

BUONG araw trending si Mayor Vico Sotto dahil sa viral video kung saan makikita ang pagkastigo niya sa isang negosyanteng nagsagawa umano ng illegal demolition sa isang lugar sa Pasig City. Kinuwestiyon ng alkalde ang pagpapa-demolish daw ng nasabing Filipino-Chinese businessman sa bahay na hindi dumaan sa tama at legal na proseso. Sa video maririnig […] The post Vico Sotto trending dahil sa pagkastigo sa negosyante: Marami siyang violation appeared first on Bandera......»»

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The Wars Within Struggles of a Former Top CPP-NPA-NDF Cadre by Phil Fortuno MindSpark Publishing 2020/275pp

Autobiographical accounts of the disillusion with the Communist Party like Arthur Kessler’s “The Light That Failed” are common enough......»»

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Thank you, RBG

On Sept. 18, United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, and around the world, those who knew her words and achievements felt her loss keenly......»»

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Saving Manila Bay

Rotary District 3810, led by District Governor Odie Tarriela, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources supporting the activities, programs and projects of the department for the next 10 years......»»

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Support MSMEs and buy local

I was requested to support MSMEs as SM launched the Kasama ng SM, a nationwide campaign inviting all its customers to buy local to help all of us bounce back better. The country’s MSMEs contribute about one third of total jobs nationwide......»»

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Impracticable

From all semblances, the 15-21 term sharing arrangement for Speaker of the House has been set aside......»»

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Doublespeak blurs our position on SCS

Was President Duterte informing the United Nations merely for the record, or to lay the basis for an action plan, on the 2016 arbitral award in favor of the Philippines vs China affirming his country’s sovereign rights in its maritime areas under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea?.....»»

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EDITORIAL - Reviving tourism

World Tourism Day on Sept. 27 passed largely unnoticed this year, as the travel industry continued to reel from the impact of measures to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic......»»

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Town exec killed in ambush

A municipal councilor of Guindulungan town in this province was killed in an ambush by unidentified assailants yesterday morning......»»

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Sayyaf bomb expert slain in Sulu clash

An alleged Abu Sayyaf sub-leader and bomb expert was killed in an encounter in Patikul, Sulu yesterday morning......»»

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MPD detainee dies of suspected COVID-19

A 46-year-old detainee of the Manila Police District died of suspected COVID-19 hours after he was rushed to the hospital on Sunday night......»»

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Graft, extortion raps filed vs NBI lawyer, brod

The Department of Justice has filed criminal charges against a National Bureau of Investigation lawyer in connection with the money-making scheme “pastillas” in the Bureau of the Immigration......»»

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Palace: Government not remiss in addressing hunger

The government has not been remiss in helping sectors affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Malacañang said yesterday following the release of a poll indicating that more Filipinos experienced involuntary hunger in the past three months......»»

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STL resumes in 61 PCSO authorized agents

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office has allowed 61 authorized agent corporations to resume the small town lottery or STL operation starting Oct. 1......»»

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‘PNP won’t be affected if US pulls out aid’

The Philippine National Police would not be affected if a US Congress bill seeking to withdraw assistance to Philippine security forces becomes a law, PNP chief Gen. Camilo Cascolan said yesterday......»»

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EDSA busway system to go cashless – DOTr

The government will implement cashless transactions using beep cards on buses along the EDSA busway system beginning this week, the Department of Transportation announced yesterday......»»

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Still no parties in Boracay

Boracay Island may be ready to accept local tourists this week, but it is still expected to ban parties......»»

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