2 weeks ‘Probe NPA campus recruits’ Manilatimes
THE Duterte Youth party-list representative has filed her first legislative measure, which is a resolution seeking to probe recruitment of the New People’s Army (NPA) in campuses and civic organizations. Rep. Lucille Marie Cardema took her oath as a legislator only on Tuesday, after Speaker Lord Allan Velasco was formally elected as the top House leader. She substituted the seat of her husband, National Youth Commission Commissioner Ronald Cardema, who was disqualified due to age restrictions. In House Resolution 1293, Cardema claimed that the NPA uses “so-called civilian front organizations and campus youth organizations” in recruiting the youth “to ... more