Prelates hit Congress on martial law extension

Prelates hit Congress on martial law extension

Two Catholic clergymen criticized the “subservient Congress” for allowing the extension of martial law in Mindanao and warned of the creeping authoritarianism it will purportedly spawn.

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Urban poor commission kept Duterte informed, says axed chief

Urban poor commission kept Duterte informed, says axed chief

Days after he was fired by the President for his frequent trips overseas, former Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) chair Terry Ridon maintained that the agency had submitted reports of its programs and activities to Malacañang, contrary to what President Duterte earlier said.

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Joma Sison: ML extension aimed at CPP-NPA

Joma Sison: ML extension aimed at CPP-NPA

Jose Maria Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), expressed belief that the martial law extension and suspension of writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao granted by Congress to the executive department on Wednesday was aimed at the CPP and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA).

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Duterte won’t let up on urban poor officials

President Duterte continued to chide the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) on Wednesday after firing all of its commissioners, saying it failed to produce any report about poverty alleviation.

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Reds used me but I used them, too – Duterte

Reds used me but I used them, too - Duterte

President Duterte admitted on Wednesday he had always known he was being used by the communist movement for their ulterior motives, but also used them for his.

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