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Youth groups to Duterte: Fight US-China imperialism * Latest Posts News in Pictures Other Stories Youth 

Youth groups to Duterte: Fight US-China imperialism

By GINO ESTELLA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Several progressive youth organizations took to the streets here on Philippine Independence Day to urge incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to take more pro-country steps in his administration. Around a hundred people from groups such as the League of Filipino Students (LFS), Anakbayan, Kabataan Partylist and the College Editors Guild of the Philippines stormed the front of the US Embassy in their call to junk inter-country treaties such as the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) and the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). “We strongly condemn the…

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Youth groups challenge Duterte: ‘Stop tuition hikes, K to 12’ * Latest Posts 2016 Elections Education Other Stories Politics & Governance Youth 

Youth groups challenge Duterte: ‘Stop tuition hikes, K to 12’

“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.”

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