January 30, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Netizens blast Aquino’s speech on #MamasapanoClash

President Benigno Aquino III's speech last night on the Mamasapano clash drew criticisms from netizens. They say that Aquino's statement prompted more questions than answers.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Aussie environmentalist in solidarity mission to mining-affected communities

A green activist from Australia joins investigative missions in areas affected by operations of Australian mining companies in the Philippines.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

SM’s tree cutting draws ire from Baguio residents

The expansion of the giant mall is detrimental not just to the environment but to local businesses as well.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Yulo King Ranch farmers fight to own land

Settlers from Mindoro struggle to own the land that they have tilled for years in Palawan.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

‘Nanay Mameng,’ the story of the urban poor

A new play on Carmen “Nanay Mameng” Deunida will show who she was before she became an activist.

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Released Comval jail warden: ‘Give me chance to effect changes’

Rebels released a prisoner of war as a gesture of "mercy and compassion."

Monday, January 19th, 2015

After SM Baguio cut trees, advocates to appeal CA ruling

Environmental advocates vowed to continue their legal battle and protest actions against SM's cutting of trees.

Monday, January 19th, 2015

‘Call for release of political prisoners does not end with Pope’s visit’

Pope Francis has already left the country, but the Aquino government has yet to release a single political prisoner.

Friday, January 16th, 2015

# DearPope | Artists unveil 30-foot tapestry painting to welcome Pontiff

“Our young Filipino artists want to welcome the Pope with an image that doesn’t gloss over the hardships and the plight of the Filipino people.”

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

#DearPope | Political prisoners carry on hunger strike amid repression

“We want to show the Pope what this government might try to hide from him. And that is the worsening human rights situation.”

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

On SC decision for LRT, MRT fare hike | ‘ SC takes side of govt, capitalist cohorts’

"It just goes to show that this administration is hell-bent on pursuing the interests of his bosses. And I'm not talking about the Filipino people, but the capitalists who run the MRTC and LRMC." – Train Riders...

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