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UP students protest ‘colonial, anti-Filipino’ curricular reforms

“The proposed reform will not raise the quality of UP education contrary to what the proponents say. UP has long suffered from dilapidated facilities, high tuition, and exorbitant fees due to lack of state support. What we need is a truly progressive, patriotic and mass-oriented UP education, not more colonial education.”

2016 election bets dared: ‘Emulate Ka Bel’

MANILA – As campaign season for the upcoming elections near, workers and labor advocates celebrated the 83rd birthday of Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran, labor leader and former representative of Anakpawis and Bayan Muna, with calls to candidates to emulate his shining example. In a solemn ceremony held at Plaza Miranda where the city government of…

Reds oppose APEC

MANILA — Revolutionary groups under the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) staged a “lightning rally,” Nov. 14, to protest the policies espoused by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Hundreds of NDFP members marched from the Carriedo area up to the corner of Recto Avenue and Quezon Boulevard. “(We) vigorously condemn the Asia-Pacific Economic…