Daily Archives: 2 years ago

Binay hoping to meet President Widodo to plea for life of Filipina drug convict

Vice President Jejomar Binay, who will attend the Asian-African Summit in Bandung Indonesia said in a press statement, he is hoping to personally meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo to plea for life of Filipina drug convict Mary Jane Veloso. “I am hoping that we will be given the opportunity to personally appeal to His Excellency’s […]

Leftist lawmaker says US uses Balikatan to trample Philippine sovereignty

Anakpawis Representative Fernando Hicap said the United States is trampling Philippine sovereignty instead of helping Armed Forces of the Philippines increase defense capabilities. The leftist lawmaker under Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) adds that military exercises like Balikatan is a way of US to sell arms. “As the country has always relied on foreign powers and […]

Chinese leaders told to learn from history or relearn the hard way

“We hope they wake up to the truth before irreparable miscalculations and untoward incidents that would adversely affect not only our region but the community of peace-loving nations occur,” Department of National Defense spokesman Peter Galvez said after China snubbed G7’s declaration regarding West Philippine Sea. “The adverse effect of their leadership’s decisions will cause […]

BIFF bombs police, military detachments proving they still exist

Lawless group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters launched series of attacks against police and military bases to prove that they still exist after the death of their founder Umbra Kato and weeks of all-out military offensive. No one was hurt after the attacks. Maguindanao Police Director Senior Supt. Rodelio Jocson said attacks were carried out in […]

House Speaker: The world is unable, unwilling or afraid to help us

“The whole world is unable, unwilling or afraid to help us, the US included,” House of Representatives Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said on over the weekend seeking stronger international response to address China’s aggressive behavior and massive reclamation in West Philippine Sea. “China is obviously violating our territory in front of the whole world. Their […]