LANDBANK expands lending program to include ex-extremists

STATE-RUN Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) has widened its lending program for former rebels to include former violent extremists. In a statement, the state lender on Tuesday said the expanded lending program would also cover cooperatives and associations with former extremists as members. It added that the program, now known as the ‘Balik-Loob’ lending […]

Editorial: Biking in Anas

Who would have thought, a biking Sunday could be the last turn in the lives of Far Eastern University football player Keith Absalon and his cousin Nolven Absalon in Barangay Anas, Masbate City when they rose into an anti-personnel land mine (APM). Nolven’s 16-year-old son was injured as well in the blast. Keith at once […]

Ex-rebels denounce NPA

INDIVIDUALS who claimed to be former rebels and pro-government groups held an indignation caravan to condemn what they describe as a communist terrorist movement during the 52nd founding anniversary of the New People’s Army on Monday, March 29, 2021. Around a hundred anti-communists from various sectors gathered at the Senior Citizens Park in Cebu City […]