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Youth groups to Duterte: Fight US-China imperialism * Latest Posts News in Pictures Other Stories Youth 

Youth groups to Duterte: Fight US-China imperialism

By GINO ESTELLA MANILA – Several progressive youth organizations took to the streets here on Philippine Independence Day to urge incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to take more pro-country steps in his administration. Around a hundred people from groups such as the League of Filipino Students (LFS), Anakbayan, Kabataan Partylist and the College Editors Guild of the Philippines stormed the front of the US Embassy in their call to junk inter-country treaties such as the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) and the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). “We strongly condemn the…

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Fabella hospital moves out equipment as June 9 deadline nears * Latest Posts Health News in Pictures 

Fabella hospital moves out equipment as June 9 deadline nears

MANILA – Hospital equipment have began to be pulled out from the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, June 1. Health workers and residents from surrounding communities barricaded the gate to prevent two trucks carrying out equipment from the hospital. The Alliance of Health Workers said police men and additional security guards are now deployed in the area. The Home Guaranty Corporation (HGC) gave the hospital only up to June 9 to vacate the area. Health workers and women groups from the communities are opposing what they perceived to…

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Groups storm Comelec over data leak * Latest Posts 2016 Elections Breaking News News in Pictures Politics & Governance 

Groups storm Comelec over data leak

MANILA — Groups led by Kabataan Partylist stormed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Manila on Friday, April 22 protesting what they call the “lackadaisical” response of the poll body to what was dubbed as “one of the biggest government-related data breaches in history.” The group said the massive data leak may be part of President Aquino government’s “evil plan” to hack its way to victory. READ: The hacker is not the problem, it’s the Comelec “The massive data breach has manifold ramifications to all affected voters, yet…

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North says ‘No to Bongbong’ * Latest Posts News in Pictures 

North says ‘No to Bongbong’

As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. brings his vice-presidential campaign to Baguio City, the Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang (Carmma) reminded the people of the North to never forget martial law, and to say No to Bongbong Marcos. Political prisoners during martial law and members of progressive people’s organisations hang streamers on the demolished bust of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at Taloy Sur in Tuba, Benguet. The Marcos Bust at Taloy Sur, Tuba, Benguet has long been a symbol of the Marcos dictatorship in Northern Luzon….

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UP community announces 10-point electoral agenda * Latest Posts News in Pictures Politics & Governance 

UP community announces 10-point electoral agenda

MANILA – “Utak at puso.” (Brain and heart). These words are the essence of the agenda of the University of the Philippines community for candidates running for this election presented April 12, Tuesday. UP Student Regent Miko Pangalangan said their agenda is not only for the welfare of students, but includes the community living in the vicinity of UP and for the whole nation as well. Utak at puso stands for: UP-para sa sambayanan (UP for the people) T-rabahong regular at nakakabuhay na sahod (Regular jobs and living wages) A-grikultura…

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