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REBYU: Mabini, marubdob

PinoyWeekly.org Ito ang pagtatanghal na kailangan sa ating panahon. Una naming pinanuod ang Mabining Mandirigma, steampunk musical ng Tanghalang Pilipino, noong 2015. Sa pagtatanghal na ito, si Delphine Buencamino ang gumanap sa pangunahing karakter, ang bayani ng unang rebolusyong Pilipino na si Apolinario Mabini. Nakamamangha si Delphine (pati na rin si Arman Ferrer at ang 

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FILM REVIEW: A tragedy of horror

Misterio de la Noche (2019) By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter One doesn’t have to fully understand Philippine folklore to know about tales of witches. Different cultures throughout the world are rife of accounts about sightings of creatures that can shapeshift, often said to be found at night. In the motherland, these are the kind 

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Stop the attacks in Negros

An Open Letter to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte Lift Memorandum Order #32 Mr. President, The Canada Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights (CPSHR) vehemently condemns as reports of killings on Negros island continue to pour in. Mr. President, on November 22, 2018, you signed Memorandum Order No.32 to “suppress lawless violence” in Negros, Samar, and Bicol against 

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POOLED EDITORIAL: Hands off alternative media!

On the Attacks vs Brandon Lee of Nordis, Kristin Lim of Radyo Lumad Altermidya Network condemns the recent attacks on our colleagues based in Ifugao and in Bukidnon. On August 6, Brandon Lee, correspondent for Northern Dispatch, was shot by unidentified gunmen in front of his home in Lagawe, Ifugao He is seriously wounded and 

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STATEMENT: Freedom of expression in the time of Duterte

OVER three years ago, the nation has been promised: change is coming. And change did come, but things took a turn for the worse. As the nation marks President Rodrigo Duterte’s third year in power, we look back in sheer dismay over the unprecedented attacks perpetrated primarily by the state, with the apparent goal of 

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Joi Barios: Poet in Exile

By Marra PL. Lanot The rather short woman waited for the audience to remain quiet, commanded attention, and stood tall. She whipped out a malong, and with that single prop, with the proper projection of her dramatic voice, she read a poem in Filipino, and she owned the stage. (Malong is a tube cloth worn 

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Pooled Editorial: STOP HARASSING JOURNALISTS

On the malicious arrest of Mindanao journalist Margarita Valle: We in the alternative media denounce the unlawful arrest of Margarita Valle, veteran Mindanao-based journalist and a columnist of Davao Today. Valle was arrested at the Laguindingan airport on June 9 by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) reportedly based on two arrest warrants dated 

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No reason to celebrate phony ‘Independence’ under Duterte’s puppet regime — LFS

The League of Filipino Students decries the Duterte government’s antics of celebrating Philippine Independence Day tomorrow, despite its outright puppetry to foreign plunderers and terrorists such as the US ad Chinese government. “Under the Duterte administration, the Filipino people have moved farther from the quest for genuine independence and national sovereignty. In his three years 

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JOJO TADURAN

Journalist who touched many lives

JOAQUIN ‘Jojo’ T. TADURAN, Jr. (September 26, 1941 – March 30, 2019) By Regine Andrea Taduran Kunszt Thank you all for being here today. Let me start off by telling you some things about the man we are here to pay our respects to. Joaquin (Jojo) Teoxon Taduran, Jr. was born on September 26, 1941, 

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Arrested women leaders, Corazon Javier of Gabriela (left, in brown) and Azucena Garubat, treasurer of Nagahuisang Mag-uuma sa Panubigan.           (Photo courtesy of Karapatan Negros)

Witnesses, kin relate ‘tokhang’ style executions in Negros Oriental killings

By Inday Espina-Varona Police in Negros Oriental province executed their victims “tokhang” style during the Saturday pre-dawn raids that killed 14 persons in Canlaon City and Manjuyod and Sta. Catalina towns, according to families and witnesses. Provincial police director, Sr. Supt. Raul Tacaca described the slain as suspected communist rebels, including partisans or urban fighters, 

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