April 18, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Revolutionary teachers call for Aquino’s ouster

MANILA – Some 50 members of the Katipunan ng Gurong Makabayan (Kaguma), an underground group of revolutionary teachers, called for the ouster of President Benigno Aquino III, April 15. Kaguma, an allied organization of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), staged a lightning rally at the Litex Market in Commonwealth, Quezon City. The

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Aquino is PNoychio?

MANILA — Netizens and activists meet up at Ayala’s Trinoma mall in Quezon City this Sunday (March 22), for a different kind of group selfie. Wearing identical black T-shirts with #Sinungaling (Liar) written in white, and an...

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Flor@20| DFA logo defaced

Relatives of overseas Filipino workers and members of the progressive group Migrante International defaced the logo of the Department of Foreign Affairs in a protest action on Mar. 16 as they commemorate the 20th year since the...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

PUP students barricade campus to protest proposed tuition hike

PUP students protest proposed P16,000 tuition hike.

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

OFWs in HK commemorate Edsa 1

MANILA – Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)Hong Kong and Macau chapters led overseas Filipino workers in a protest action on Feb. 25, the 29th anniversary of People Power I. The group trooped to the Philippine Consulate General in...

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

OFWs in Riyadh give free vaccinations vs spread of MERs-Corona Virus

OFWs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia join the fight -- against MERs-Cov.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Mamasapano residents forced to evacuate due to bloody encounter

TRIBAL WEAVER. 64 year-old Mambay Nakan makes mats from pandan leaves. He earns P60 pesos for a mat fitting a double sized bed. He is among the residents of Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao who evacuated due to the...

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

‘Step up climate crusade, urge Vatican to divest from fossil fuel’ — disaster survivors ask pope

MANILA — Pope Francis had prepared but failed to deliver a speech during his Tacloban visit to storm survivors on Jan 17. Part of his speech goes like this: “Today, from this place which has known such...

Friday, January 16th, 2015

‘200 women in black’ ask Pope Francis to speak on human rights violations

MANILA — It has been two years since Willem Geertman, a Dutch missionary, was killed. Yet, his fiancee Maria Aurora Santiago said it remains unclear who were behind the brutal killing. If she will have the chance...

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

#DearPope | Indigenous peoples bring gifts, ‘feast’ to Pope Francis

MANILA – Two days before Pope Francis’ arrival, indigenous peoples were the first to give a symbolic welcome to Pope Francis at 10 am today, January 13 at the Apostolic Nunciature on Taft avenue. “We wholeheartedly welcome...

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Commuters urged: Shoot & post your selfie vs MRT, LRT fare hike

MANILA — As MRT and LRT fare hikes began Jan 4, a consumers group called #StrikeTheHike urged train consumers to air their protest by taking their selfies on trains and train stations and posting it on various...

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