March 06, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, March 5th, 2015

OFWs and kin call for Aquino resignation

Migrante said that since Pres. Aquino took office, OFWs and their families have borne witness to his government’s criminal neglect and incompetence.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Police harass progressive filmmakers

"Such harassment betrays how poorly state authorities treat independent media and artists, and how easily they think they can violate our right to communicate freely.”

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Green groups picket OceanaGold mining company

Environmental groups picketed the office of the Australian large-scale mining corporation as it begins its underground mining in Nueva Vizcaya.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

‘Probe deaths of 17 US Special forces’ – youth solon

“This casts a shadow of doubt on the real circumstances of their death and also fuel allegations that they might have indeed participated in actual combat operations.”

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Philippine Heart Center employees demand release of benefits

“As a GOCC hospital, it shows that while our hospital is earning, it does not follow that we employees are assured of our benefits, higher salaries and security of tenure.”

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Political prisoners decry continuing repression at Camp Bagong Diwa

“It is quite ironic that intensification of fascist reprisals and restrictions have taken place on the 29th anniversary of People Power that overthrew the Marcos Fascist Dictatorship.”

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Arraignment of Tiamzon couple, other NDFP consultants deferred

The Court of Appeals is expected to rule on the petition for certiorari filed by the accused soon.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

EDSA 1 anniversary to ring with ‘Aquino Resign’ calls, prayers

“Aquino seems to forget the lessons of EDSA 1 and even the regime of GMA. Government-sponsored repression will only heighten public outrage.”

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Teachers’ sit-down strike on Feb. 24

Public school teachers are demanding an increase to P25,000 ($557) from the current 18,549 ($413) a month; and P15,000 ($334) from the current P9,000 a month ($200) for non-teaching personnel.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

$2-M ‘pay-off’ by US not enough for Tubbataha damage

“The US Navy not only incurred considerable damage to our world heritage site, they also clearly violated our Philippine sovereignty and laws.”

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Samar typhoon survivors demand release of ‘overdue’ relief & rehab

Typhoon survivors stormed the Provincial Capitol of Western Samar to demand the implementation of relief and rehabilitation program.

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