July 07, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, April 30th, 2015

UP Diliman supports call for P16,000 national minimum salary

MANILA — The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) community under the banner of All Workers’ Unity – UPD expressed full support for the call to peg the national minimum wage of all workers at P16,000 (US$358) a month. Faculty members, researchers, employees, drivers, vendors, residents and UPD officials led by Chancellor Michael L. Tan

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Women’s group demands surrender of soldier accused of rape

MANILA – The progressive women’s group Gabriela held a protest action in front of the Eastern Mindanao Command in Davao City on April 27 demanding that the Armed Forces of the Philippines surrender a soldier charged with...

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Revolutionary groups stage lightning rally, call for Aquino’s ouster

MANILA — On the occasion of the 42nd founding anniversary of the National Democratic of the Philippines (NDF), members of its 14 allied underground organizations staged a lighting rally in Cubao, Quezon City, April 24. Their faces...

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Urban poor artists share art, music for OFW on death row

MANILA — Sining Kadamay, a group composed mainly of urban poor cultural workers, showcased since this morning Apr 25 some of their artworks to express support for Mary Jane Veloso, a Pinay OFW sentenced to die by...

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...

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...

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