Friday, November 22nd, 2013
MANILA — With relatives of victims and survivors of Yolanda, workers led by national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno marched from Avenida Avenue cor. Recto Avenue in Manila to Mendiola this morning to protest what they call Pres. Noynoy Aquino’s “criminal negligence” in handling the supertyphoon. Despite warnings about Yolanda’s strength, Aquino did not undertake
Saturday, November 16th, 2013
MANILA – Women’s groups led by Gabriela stormed the offices of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and National Food Authority (NFA) in Quezon City, Friday Nov. 15. The groups demanded a rollback on the price of rice...
Monday, November 11th, 2013
Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the strongest typhoon ever recorded, has wreaked havoc to provinces of Visayas. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, as of Nov. 10, 6 a.m., 151 individuals were killed, 5 missing...
Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Halloween vs pork
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
MANILA – Public school teachers stormed the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) head office in Manila on Oct. 19, Friday to protest the granting of P10.448 million ($242,416) in bonuses to its board of directors. The teachers...
Monday, October 14th, 2013
An activist dressed as beauty queen “Megan Yan” – a spoof character of Miss World winner Megan Young – stole the show.
Friday, October 11th, 2013
MANILA – A broad alliance of teachers called for the rejection of US military presence in the Philippines. The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) and education workers held a protest action on Oct. 10, Thursday at Philcoa,...
Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
Contractual employment has come to mean starvation wages, denial of benefits, vulnerability to being laid off, exposure to health and safety hazards, and violations of trade-union rights.
Saturday, September 28th, 2013
MANILA – “We want peace.” This is the call of children as the war in Zamboanga continues and casualties are increasing. Children and child’s rights organizations gathered in a peace and solidarity action on Friday, Sept. 27...
Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
'This deadly, destructive war was launched in Aquino's attempt to divert attention away from the pork barrel scandal.'
Thursday, September 12th, 2013
MANILA – Students, professors, and administrators of the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and Miriam College held a joint protest action Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Katipunan, Quezon City to show their solidarity with nationwide...