“Across sectors, we stand firm and united in our demand to stop the K to 12 program. Today, we wish to show President Duterte that there is a growing number of youth and students, teachers, parents, and other parts of our society who are looking forward to his actions against the anti-people K to 12 policy.”
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“We see this as a positive step towards ‘straightening’ rights violations committed against political prisoners and the Filipino people.”
“The election is over, but teachers who served as BEIs and support staff remain unpaid their corresponding honorarium.”
By Rey Claro Casambre Philippine Peace Center Perhaps the most unexpected, yet most significant, outcome of the Duterte presidential campaign is the return of the peace negotiations into the national consciousness and discourse. To his credit, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was the only presidential candidate who made the resolution of the armed conflict through peace talks…
For Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA), Visaya deserves to be prosecuted, not promoted.
“If he is really appointed, I will no longer hope for progress in this case.”
“We hope that the appointee would back workers’ demands for a National Minimum Wage in the amount of P750 per day, for an end to contractualization, for respect for workers’ right to unionize and strike, and for the upholding of workplace safety and health.”
“The election period has highlighted the youth sector’s clamor for free public education up to the tertiary level, a move that can only be achieved by stopping tuition and other fee increases and at the same time, allocating greater state funding for public education institutions, including all state universities and colleges.”
“We need to ready ourselves for an intensified fight for our democratic rights.”
Early this morning, at around 9:30 a.m., the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting received a call from a hotel staff, informing them that VCMs were brought there.
“These reports put to question the accuracy of the votes supposedly counted by the VCMs”