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3/15: Useful Information and Safety Tips for Coronavirus COVID-19 + Detail Information Fro (tags)
3/15: Useful Information and Safety Tips for Coronavirus COVID-19 + Detail Information From 3/12 Beijing China: COVID-19 International Conference
Putin's Righteous Mission (tags)
Summer of discontent: Mega-project protests across B.C. (tags)
System change - not climate change! The people united shall never be defeated! The economy should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity, self-determination and the rights of nature.
Philippines: Vocal DAP critic Bayan Muna Neri Colmenares also got P25M from fund (tags)
MANILA, Philippines–One of the most vocal critics of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) in the House of Representatives was allocated the economic stimulus fund that the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional.
Philippines: 5 Makabayan bloc legislators got P481M pork barrel (tags)
Documents from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) last year showed that five congressmen belonging to the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives received a combined P481 million in Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) since President Aquino assumed office in 2010.
Philippine climate activists expose risks of dirty coal. (tags)
300-strong climate activists and anti-coal advocates stormed the Department of Energy to voice out their opposition to coal mines and coal-fired power plants promoted by the government and to launch the group’s Campaign Against Dirty Energy and for People’s Access to Safe, Renewable and Democratic Energy Alternatives.
Saudi Arabia Rocked by Protests (tags)
Rwandan ‘anti-thatch’ campaign leaves thousands of ‘Pygmies’ homeless (tags)
A Rwandan government programme to destroy all thatched roofs in the country is leaving thousands of Batwa ‘Pygmies’ homeless.
Time could running out for the imperial mission in Afghanistan? (tags)
"Six U.S. service members were among nine people killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, the latest casualties in a bloody summer for coalition soldiers."
US-Committed Atrocities in Afghanistan (tags)
Afghan atrocities greater than ever
The Olymptics' Shady Side (tags)
Before the official games in Vancouver, downtown and unemployed groups called attention to social injustices.
Philippines: VILLAR-ARROYO IN ALLIANCE WITH AMPATUANS (tags)
Senator Manny Villar has a secret alliance with the Ampatuan clan, principal suspects in the brutal massacre of 57 people in Maguindanao province, and he has to explain how he intends to give justice to the Ampatuans’ victims, the Liberal Party demanded today.
More clashes erupts in Basilan; MILF says it will resist government attacks (tags)
AJLPP news sources in Manila reported that another clash erupted between government security forces and the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan province yesterday afternoon as a top leader of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the province said elements of the MILF are ready to fight all-out when attacked by government forces. Yesterday’s encounter resulted in the wounding of one Marine soldier while an undetermined number of bandits were believed to have either been killed or wounded, according to the military.
Japan: Governor of Hyogo says Requiao that they will build a center to host brazilians (tags)
Tohizo Ido offered the dinner to Requiao and his entourage, as a form of retribute the upheld that he had in Parana in June, when the state came to participate, with the NARUHITO prince, heir to the throne of Japan, to celebrate the centenary of Japanese immigration . He told the governor that in his visit, was impressed with the
Like N.Zealand did lets "Arrest" Harper,Emerson and the Aspers!!! (tags)
Like New Zealand did,lets call for the "Citizens Arrest" of Steven Harper,David Emerson and the Asper Family and their Traitorous,Criminal Conspirators!!!
NPA INTENSIFIES ATTACKS (tags)
The communist New People’s Army (NPA) has apparently intensified its rebellious campaign as it has launched attacks on government stablishments and a private-owned business for allegedly not paying its demanded “revolutionary tax.”
More US soldiers to arrive in Sulu province (tags)
More US troops are expected to arrive soon in the Philippines to support hundreds already deployed in the southern part of the country aiding Filipino soldiers in battling terrorism. At least 30 soldiers, part of the Guam Army National Guards’ First Battalion under the 294th Infantry Regiment, are heading to support “Operation Enduring Freedom-Philippines,” the Guam-based Mariana’s Variety newspaper reported Wednesday.
Conversion of rice fields created rice shortage (tags)
In the Central Luzon plains, Nueva Ecija is unique. In this farming province, the biggest rice producer in this region, you see rows upon rows of rice paddies. But it had more rice lands before the phenomenon of land conversion in the late 80s. The large landowners converted their lands to non-agricultural use so these would not fall under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law enacted in 1988. Land conversion was also necessitated by population rise and the urbanization of many towns of the province.
Philippines: Senate alarmed by resurgence of killings (tags)
Senate leaders yesterday raised the alarm over the apparent resur-gence of extra-judicial killings in the country, taking to task the Philippine National Police (PNP) in containing the situation before it gets worse. Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel Jr., in condemning the killing of Fr. Rey Roda, OMI in Sulu, and the abduction of teacher Omar Taub during a raid on a church-run school, also warned authorities that the case had already raised tension in the province.
Using Bhutto for Imperial Gain (tags)
Bhutto killed for imperial gain
Afghanistan Cannabis Crop Up 40 Percent (tags)
Cannabis cultivation rose 40 percent in Afghanistan this year, to 173,000 acres from 123,550 in 2006, the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime estimated in its 2007 opium survey. The crop is being grown in at least 18 of Afghanistan's 34 provinces, according to the survey released last month. The U.N. report singles out Balkh as a "leading example" of an opium-free province, saying other areas should follow "the model of this northern region where leadership, incentives and security have led farmers to turn their backs on opium."
DUTCH ARRESTS JOMA SISON, NDF POLITICAL CONSULTANT (tags)
JOSE Maria Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), was arrested in The Netherlands after a Dutch court judge issued a warrant for his arrest, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs. The DFA confirmed reports aired on the TV network ABS-CBN that said Sison is in custody of the Dutch police. Sison is chief consultant of the National Democratic Front (NDF) in the suspended peace talks between the communist rebels and the Philippine government. Sison was apprehended in The Hague, the Dutch capital, in connection with the alleged killings of "deep penetration agents" of the New People's Army in Leyte Province, according to the ABS-CBN website.
Activists in Canada Give Tribute to Claver (tags)
In a tribute to signify their protest against the impunity in human rights violations back home, supporters of Alice Omengan-Claver gather July 28 to mark the one year anniversary of her death. Claver, wife of then Bayan Muna-Kalinga Chapter chair Dr. Chandu Claver, died a year ago from assassins' bullets in Bulanao, Tabuk in the province of Kalinga in the Philippines. The ambush is widely-believed to have been carried out by military operatives in the province as part of the counter-insurgency campaign of the Macapagal-Arroyo government called Oplan Bantay Laya (Operation Guard Freedom).
AFP attack planes mobilized; 12 killed in NPA-military clashes (tags)
The area command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has mobilized attack planes and gunship helicopters to extend air support to the combat battalions currently pursuing communist insurgents in Compostela Valley province and Davao Oriental. Clashes between government troops and members of the New People’s Army (NPA) left four soldiers and eight rebels dead, military officials yesterday said. Lt. Gen. Rodolfo Obaniana, AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command area chief, ordered Maj. Gen. Ernesto Boac, 10th Infantry Division (ID) commander, to use all available combat personnel and military bulldozers to “pin down” the communist rebels.
Protest Poll Fraud near PICC (tags)
Thousands braved strong rains and rallied this afternoon near the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), where the national canvassing of votes is being held, to protest what was described as "the Arroyo administration's orchestrated cheating" in the recently-concluded senatorial and local elections.
That'll teach 'em (tags)
One of us, a hundred of them.
COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE STILL IS THE VALLEY OF DEATH (tags)
Karapatan Southern Mindanao Region said today that Compostela Valley Province still bears the name it earned for what could only be blamed to the military ¡V the Valley of Death. This, the group said, is a result of the continued rule of military brutality and fascism in the area under 1001st Brigade-Philippine Army (PA) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The group based this observation from its four (4) months report in its monitoring of cases of human rights violations in the region from January 2007 to April 2007.
Philippine Marines sent to finish off ASG, JI in Sulu, Mindanao (tags)
A ranking military official disclosed that some of the 1st Marine Brigade battalions will be redirected to Sulu instead of Basilan province from Lanao to help in the pursuit against the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah Islamiah (JI) terrorists in the area. The switching of deployment between the Lanao-based marine and Basilan-based Army 103rd Infantry Brigade was recently ordered by Armed Forces Chief-of-Staff Gen. Hermogenes Esperon, Jr.
Local Marine, Lance Cpl. Jeromy D. West, Killed in Iraq (tags)
Lance Cpl. Jeromy D. West, 20, of Aguanga, died Saturday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, according to a Department of Defense news release.
Vietnam vets want you to fight in Iraq (tags)
US commander tells Filipinos: Do not be ‘hostages’ of history (tags)
A top US commander appealed yesterday to residents of this island province "not to be ‘hostages’ of the historic 1906 Bud Daho Battle" that killed thousands of Tausugs, mostly women and children, for their defiance of the US colonial rule. Col. James Linder, commander of the Joint Operations Special Task Force in the Philippines, made the appeal after a Catholic priest here urged the US government to issue an apology to the people of Sulu, who commemorated the centennial anniversary of the Bud Daho Battle (Battle of the Clouds)
Looters ransack base after British leave (tags)
Does this mean we are losing the war in Iraq? :) I wonder if George W. Hitler will figure it out?
STOP THE KILLINGS, STOP THE HARASSMENTS IN KALINGA, CORDILLERA (tags)
The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante-USA) , a human righst and peasant advocacy group based in Los Angeles, express its militant solidarity with the Cordillera Human Rights Alliance (CHRA) in its protest against several cases of escalating harassments by police and military elements in the province of Kalinga. The Cordillera Human rights Alliance (CHRA) reported that cases of harassments were reported from Kalinga province. ?
AFP beefs up anti-Red forces in Samar, Leyte (tags)
Pesante-USA reprinted the news of renewed AFP deployment of forces from Mindanao to areas in Luzon and the Visayas against the NPA. The new counter-insurgency campaign ordered by President Arroyo is reminicensce of the Marcos anti-NPA drive during martial law. Pesante condmens such gross militarization that will only result into more poltical killing that had reached more than 610 since 2001, hardship for the Filipino people and the perpetuatio of GMA into power.
Animals skinned alive for USA fur market (tags)
Undercover investigators from Swiss Animals Protection/EAST International recently toured fur farms in China's Hebei Province, and it quickly became clear why outsiders are banned from visiting.
BTL:Indonesian Military Hinders Distribution of Tsunami Aid in... (tags)
...Devastated and Wartorn Aceh Province~ Interview with Munawar Zainal, with the Aceh Center, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
U.S Death Count about to Pass 1300 in Iraq (tags)
www.icasualties reports today that the "official" number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq is 1297 with three more working class "cann fodder" lost today. Make it stop! Spread this news all through the web. (Indy main page is not publishing?) Be the media and get the news out.
More Than 5,500 Iraqi Civilians Killed Since Occupation Began, According to Morgue Records (tags)
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Punctured by bullets or torn by bombs, broken bodies keep coming into Baghdad's main morgue. Some are dumped on the blood-splattered concrete floor. Others lie naked on metal gurneys in a hallway, waiting for autopsies as flies buzz in the spring heat. Even before the spasm of bloodshed that began early last month, Iraqis were suffering a heavy toll from crime, tribal revenge killings, terrorist bombings and fighting between coalition troops and insurgents.
Dissident wins in record landslide (tags)
The people of South Africa speak. 'AIDS' is a scam and a myth.
Iran's Death Train Was Carrying Explosives (tags)
Article challenges Iranian government reports that train was carrying fertilizer and innocent civilian cargo.
U.N. Policeman Assassinated in Kosovo (tags)
A sniper shot Satish Menon, 43, of India, on Sunday as the policeman traveled in a U.N. car. About 4,000 U.N. police officers patrol Kosovo alongside 5,000 local officers.
Why gas is cheap in America (tags)
Why is gas so chaeap in this country? Because other people pay for it. ExxonMobil needs to get out of the torture and murder business in Aceh, Indonesia. Boycott ExxonMobil.
US considers intervention in Colombia (tags)
Washington mulls tough response to kidnapping of CIA 'agents'
Canada Hydro defenders get SLAPPED for Accenture. (tags)
This is when globalization hits home for us: The Vancouver, British Colubia branch office of a Canadian law firm, based in the U.K., is threatening "Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation" (SLAPP) on behalf of Accenture which is based in the tax haven of Bermuda, to stop alleged “defamation” by critics of the secret dealing leading up to the probable privatization of the successful Hydro generating and distribution company which has turned considerable profits over to the people’s purse for many years.
Journalism under attack in Argentina (tags)
Tense situation in occupied factory Zanon
U.S. Chopper shot down by Taliban? (tags)
Monday October 22, 2001 Taliban, U.S. Clash Verbally Over Helicopter. Photo shows Taliban troops with wreckage of Chopper.