Friday, March 7th, 2014
MANILA – A rally of youth groups lead by Gabriela-Youth was violently dispersed by the Manila police and members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) as they held protest action outside the Malacañang Palace on Thursday, March 6. The protest was joined by the National Union of Students in the Philippines, Rise for Education, Anakbayan,
Friday, February 28th, 2014
MANILA – Members of the Gabriela Women’s Party together with concerned mothers stormed the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, Feb. 27 to protest and expose the “deceitful moves” to privatize public hospitals beginning with the Dr....
Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
MANILA – Students of Far Eastern University (FEU) staged a five–minute freeze mob in front of Gate 4 of the university’s Morayta campus in Manila to call on President Benigno S. Aquino III and the Commission on...
Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
MANILA – Members of progressive youth group Anakbayan-National Capital Region and consumers’ group #StrikeTheHike Network stormed Gate 7 of Malacañang Palace on Monday, Feb. 10 on the eve of the scheduled oral argument on Meralco’s power rate...
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
'The government may continue to claim partial ownership of Fabella, but the profit motive in the hospital’s operations is already being introduced and patients’ fees are sure to increase.'
Thursday, January 30th, 2014
MANILA – Youth artists from Kabataang Artista para sa Tunay na Kalayaan (Karatula) made artworks on the gate of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), Jan. 29, Thursday to protest against tuition increases as schools prepare for...
Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Thousands of Yolanda (international name Haiyan) survivors marched along the streets of Tacloban on Jan. 25 to protest the lack of government assistance they are receiving, three months after the supertyphoon hit the province. “This is a...
Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
MANILA – For frustrating land distribution in Hacienda Luisita, farmworker-beneficiaries trooped to the office of Jose Cojuangco & Sons in Makati City, January 20. Travelling all the way from Tarlac, more than a hundred members of Alyansa...
Saturday, January 18th, 2014
"We find it revolting that Meralco is the No. 1 corporation in the country in terms of profits while the Philippines is No. 1 in Asia in terms of costly electricity rates.”
Saturday, January 11th, 2014
"Aquino is lying when he said the hike will result in greater benefits for members.”
Thursday, December 26th, 2013
The violent repression of Korean railway workers’ strike shows that neoliberal policies like privatization go hand-in-hand with fascist repression. -- KMU