September 20, 2014     Philippines
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Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Filipinos in Brussels meet Aquino with protest

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Members of Migrante Europe held a protest rally outside castle Val Duchesse in Brussels where President Aquino met with business leaders, Sept. 16. The protesters, led by Pastor Cesar Taguba, chairman of Migrante Europe criticised Aquino for corruption and human rights violations. Taguba also called for the solidarity of European people to

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Reopen Luisita massacre case, Ombudsman urged

“To reopen the case is but to afford due process to the complainants.” BACK STORY | The Hacienda Luisita massacre: How it happened

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Protests bare ‘real state of the nation’

People’s organizations in Manila, Bicol region, Bacolod City and Davao City hold protest actions during President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), July 28. Photos by Dee Ayroso | Fred Dabu | Anne Ednalyn...

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Netizens react to Aquino’s 5th SONA

Netizens use the social media to share their quick reactions to President Benigno S. Aquino III's fifth State of the Nation Address, July 28.

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Anything but yellow on SONA as disillusionment with Aquino increases

"The devil, or the evil of DAP, is in the details. It cannot be found in lump sum allocations that Abad is peddling to the public."– Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Allies defend Aquino, progressive groups push for impeachment

“President Aquino knows that the DAP, which is basically an impoundment of budget funds and realigning these to nonexistent projects, is wrong. In fact, he filed a bill SB 3121 as senator illegalizing Pres. Gloria Arroyo’s...

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Farmers march to Malacanang

Marking the death of what they call as “bogus” agrarian reform program, farmers from all over Luzon march from the Department of Agrarian Reform to the foot of Mendiola, a few meters away from Malacanang palace, June...

Friday, June 20th, 2014

The price you pay for freedom| Em Mijares’s story

“It is ironic that I was arrested for exercising my right to free speech during Independence Day itself…While politicians who have been stealing from the nation’s coffers are still free to do as they please, I, who...

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Oh come, Oh come Emmanuel (Or why Emmanuel Mijares is neither heckler nor messiah)

BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO It is no longer a matter of revelation to say that the crisis of governance plaguing the Aquino regime is brought about by a political system that Aquino himself preserves. Is...

Monday, June 16th, 2014


GUNITA NG SALITA Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO May sabit ang independence day speech ni Presidente Noynoy Aquino sa Naga City. Ang inaakala niyang tahimik, under-the-radar (kaya nga sa Naga City ito ginanap) na talumpati sa bansa ay...

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Anti-pork protest holds Aquino accountable

“Lahat ng sangkot, dapat managot!” (All those involved must be held accountable) This was the rallying call of anti-pork barrel protesters who gathered at the Liwasang Bonifacio, June 12. Photos by Anne Ednalyn dela Cruz, Loi Manalansan...

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