November 26, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Tanduay Rhum makers to camp out in front of Labor Dept

Labor department's decisions ordering the Lucio Tan company to regularize workers have yet to be enforced.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Soldiers trespass farm of Burgos family

Mrs. Burgos, who has held the AFP accountable for the April 2007 abduction of her son Jonas, said the failure of the troops to explain their presence cannot but create suspicion and alarm.

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Southern Tagalog group condemns police blockades, violent dispersal

“By perpetrating these forms of violence and violations of our civil liberties, Mr. Aquino is actually showcasing to the foreign media and the world the complete opposite of what he said at the summit.”

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Green group hits Obama’s ‘cheap talk’ on climate change at Apec forum

“The US is the number one polluter historically, while China is the current top polluter. Both have not committed to cut their annual carbon pollution to significant levels.”

Friday, November 20th, 2015

#APEC-tado | Netizens vent ire on weeklong Apec meet

Whether on the road, the net, or in the hinterlands, no one is spared by globalization.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Activists persisted despite the obstacles put in their way

“Every problem we encountered this week, from the traffic to the marginalization of ordinary people, have been our problem since long ago – they have been magnified now because of APEC.” – Bayan

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Indonesia puts executions on hold; Mary Jane family rejoices

Whatever you call it -- moratorium, postponement, suspension or not a priority -- the net effect is that there will be no execution until further notice.”

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Workers, youth hold lightning rally against APEC summit

“APEC is making the lives of Filipinos more difficult, and that’s just a preview of the greater difficulties that it will bring in the coming years.”

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Rights lawyers tell police to ‘back off’ from anti-APEC protest

“Will Aquino stand proud before the community of nations giving the red carpet to the high and mighty yet red-tag those who are not?”

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Streets lockdown, clearing ops, protests mark Apec meetings

"The Aquino administration is resorting to wantonly abusing the rights of our people. It is the height of hypocrisy.”

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Farmers, supporters mark 11th year of Hacienda Luisita massacre

“The fateful incident may be a distant memory for President Aquino and the Cojuangco-Aquinos but Filipinos will never forget Hacienda Luisita massacre.”

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