April 20, 2014     Philippines
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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.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

7,000 DepEd employees to lose jobs

“The rationalization that we need is a program that regularizes employees and hires more non-teaching personnel as support staff in schools.” – Manila Public School Teachers Association

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

UP’s ‘new socialized tuition scheme,’ still unaffordable for the poor majority

Citing data from the Office of Scholarships and Student Services (OSSS), the Office of the Student Regent revealed that 5,391 students applied for student loans in UP Diliman alone. As of last semester, the OSR said, 1,218...

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Aquino government’s ‘roadmap’ toward inaccessible higher education

“While it is good that the bicameral committee averted the heftier cut earlier passed by the Lower House and was able to bring down the number of SUCs that will incur budget cuts for 2014 from 79...

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