fix articles 115794, bicol
CPP WARNS OF ATTACKS VS BALIKATAN WAR EXERCISE (tags)
AJLPP learned from news sources in the Philippines that the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has ordered its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), to attack American and Filipino military forces when they hold joint exercises in the Bicol region in April. "NPA units in Bicol are specifically instructed to launch as many tactical offensives as they can in many areas of the region in mockery of the Balikatan [Shoulder to Shoulder] exercises and to prevent the US military from strengthening its foothold in the region," the CPP said in a statement sent to Philippine Daily Inquirer Sunday.
Balikatan 09: A Disguised Psy-War Operation (tags)
This is a reaction to the PDI article last January 9, titled “RP-US ‘Balikatan’ goes to Bicol; no war games. The US Armed Forces as well as Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are blatantly deceiving the public of the real purpose of Balikatan 09 to be held here in Bicol.
US-RP BALIKATAN IN BICOL (tags)
LEGAZPI CITY—The AJLPP sources learned today that RP-US War Exercise BALIKATAN is underway in Bicol region, southern Luzon, Philippines. Bicol is one of the hot spot of NPA insurgency since 1972. Proof of this, according to Capt. Kelly Schmader, commander of the 30th Naval Construction Regiment, are the 2009 RP-US Balikatan military exercises that will be held in three Bicol provinces—Albay, Masbate and Sorsogon—in April.
World War II veterans (tags)
When Japan surrendered on Aug. 14, 1945, we who had fought as regular army or as guerrillas suddenly became veterans. The terrible war was finally over and everybody looked to picking up the pieces in a regime of peace. From what I read in the papers, the pension is not much. But the feeling among most veterans seems to be that whatever the pension may finally be, it will be better than nothing. The Americans have pummeled the Filipino veterans into submission. He now goes around with a begging bowl in hand. This is the greatest insult and the most pitiful tragedy.
BAYAN MUNA Solons hit Arroyo, military over slaying of Bicol BAYAN MUNA Regional Head (tags)
BAYAN MUNA militant lawmakers at the House of Representatives are blaming President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and the military for the killing of another Bayan Muna leader in Bicol on New Year’s Eve. News sources today reprted that Rodolfo “Pong” Alvarado,, Bayan Muna Bicol regional chairman and the leftwing party’s 6th nominee in the 2004 elections, was shot dead at his residence in Albay province.
Bayan Muna leader Killed in Sorsogon, Bicol Region, Philippines (tags)
Another BAYAN MUNA activist was killed yesterday morning—the third in Sorsogon province in the Bicol Region, Southern Luzon in two weeks—and the manner of his death was particularly brutal. Francisco Bantog, provincial chair of the militant party-list group Bayan Muna in Sorsogon, was shot 20 times by yet unidentified men in Barangay Dancalan in Donsol town, news sources in Bicol reported.
Pagpatay Kay Sotero Llamas, Kagagawan ng Rehimeng US-Arroyo-Pangkating Ermit (tags)
Pataksil na pinatay isang grupo ng mamamatay tao si si Sotero Llamas ng Bicol ng walang kalaban-laban. Isang malaking karuwagan na naman sa ngalan ng nagpapatuloy na kampanya ng terorismo ni Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ang itinalang krimen ng pangkating Ermita-Gonzales-Senga-Lumibao laban sa sambayanan..
PAHAYAG NG PESANTE-USA HINGGIL SA PAGPATAY KAY SOTERO LLAMAS (tags)
pinahayag ni Vener Malabanan ang pakikiramay ang Pesante-USA sa mga naulila at kaanak ni Ka Teroy. Bilang isang kasama sa First Quarter Storm (FQS) ng 1970 sa Bicol kasama nina Amor Espinas, Romulo at Ruben Jallores, Bodjie Jimenez, Francisco Portem, Cezar Gavanzo, Juan Escandor, Mayor Johnson So at iba ang martir ng kilusan, isa siya sa mga nagpundar ng kilusang magsasaka sa Bicol at nagsulong ng armadong pakikibaka sa matagal na panahon.Ngunit ang tao at ang bayan ngayon ay lumalaban. Ang pagpatay sa may 225 na aktibista mula noong 2005 ay mga baga sa apoy ng pakikibaka ng masa tungo sa ganap na kalayaan at demokrasya. Ibaling ang pamimighati sa rebolusyonaryong katatagan!
FQSN Condemns the Murder of FQS Activist Sotero Llamas of Bicol (tags)
The First Quarter Storm Network (FQSN)-USA vehemently condemns the cold-blooded murder of another former FQS activist, Sotero "Nognog" Llamas from Tabaco, Albay whose name was added to the long list of people "liquidated" by the Arroyo government's death squads. We hold President Arroyo as the head of the cabinet, Norberto Gonzales, Eduardo Ermita and other cabinet members responsible for all of these heinous murders.