ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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PHILIPPINES-Maoists with a Difference

PHILIPPINES Maoists with a Difference Ajit Roy ON September 21, official Manila celebrated the seventh anniversary of 'New Society' by holding parades by school students, policemen and civil guards, brought over in commandeered buses, on the broad boulevards facing the Manila Bay. 'New Society' is the euphemism for the martial law regime imposed by President Ferdinand Marcos on September 21, 1972. The day Lefore the celebration, a Manila daily carried the following three items of news, First, a noted composer had set to , a marching song written by the First Lady, Imelda Marcos, specifically for the anniversary celebration.

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