April 24, 2014     Philippines
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Friday, April 4th, 2014

Almost another blot in UP’s record as a state university

The controversial ‘no late payment policy’ has not yet been rescinded by the administration of the University of the Philippines despite the criticisms the policy generated after the suicide of student Kristel Tejada last year.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Families pin soldiers on death, disappearance of miners in Comval

The families sought help from human rights group Karapatan after saying authorities failed to act on them.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Groups slam arrest of Ka Roger’s pregnant daughter

“This is a clear violation of the rights of Rosal. Aside from the fabricated charges filed against her, she should have been released due to her condition.” – Karapatan

Monday, March 31st, 2014

A love story and a commitment

More than the romance that is expected, the Tiamzons, and the others mentioned, depicted a tale that does not merely promise the lover the world, but rather with a faithful commitment to change it.

Friday, March 28th, 2014

National Achievement Test, Performance-Based Bonus system, not the solutions to improve education system

The only way is to have a higher budgetary allocation to education to solve shortages in classrooms, equipment and facilities and to increase the salaries of teachers. There is a need for...

Friday, March 28th, 2014

‘Nanay Mameng’ and the struggle of the Filipino people

A play about the life and struggles of Nanay Mameng and the urban poor.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Duterte, Bello to gov’t: honor JASIG

Duterte: The government should honor what we have committed to the people and to the CPP (Communist Party of the Philippines).

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Manobo tribe says Army hunts for rebs in tribal village, scares schoolchildren

"The reason behind the bold moves of the military now is still the same – they want to log what remains of our forests and to mine the minerals in the mountains.” IP leader

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Activist in Negros released

“I know that we are targets since this is a desperate act of the government to silence its critics and to paralyze the legal movement.” – Christian Tuayon

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Amid climate change concerns, Aboitiz’s new coal-fired plant in Mindanao set to double capacity

'There is no such thing as clean coal, coal is still coal.'

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Luisita woman leader, colleague detained

This is the third time that Florida Sibayan was detained for fighting for their right to land in Hacienda Luisita.

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