We, PAMANTIK-KMU, the regional militant labor center in the Southern Tagalog region, express our highest condemnation on the presence of intelligence agents from state forces at the May 1 regional program in Crossing, Calamba. 570 more words
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“Half-head”: this signifies a way of approaching problems that involves efficient thinking, where efficiency comes from an intensely selective focus. A half-headed approach could be a combination of unspoken or unconscious interests, the accumulation of taboos around certain subjects, the desire to appeal to select audiences, the product of an ideology—some or all of these, and perhaps a few more. 2,978 more words
Elisabeth Schober’s new book Base Encounters: The US Armed Forces in South Korea is published this month. She is currently conducting anthropological fieldwork in South Korea, and sends us this dispatch, which explores the effects of violence, sexual or otherwise, that occurs around the extensive network of US military bases in the region. 1,540 more words
At a press conference in Manila on April 14 with Philippine counterpart, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that the U.S. military has started conducting maritime joint patrols in the South China Sea with the Philippines. 466 more words
By Alert 5, 17 April 2016.
A Chinese Y-8 transport aircraft, #9271, had the privilege of being the first military aircraft to land at Fiery Cross reef on Apr. 52 more words