November 29, 2014     Philippines
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Tubbataha Reef

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Green groups warn of more environmental damage due to increase in US military presence

Until now, the Obama administration has not yet responded to the Supreme Court order to explain the US side on the Tubbataha incident. This shows “the US government’s disrespect for our justice system and its indifference on how we assert our sovereignty.”

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Environmentalists warn of destruction with increase in US troop presence, military facilities

“US troops have a history of environmental crimes in the Philippines that have remained unaddressed with impunity.” – Dr. Giovanni Tapang, Agham

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Caravan vs 2013 Balikatan military exercises ongoing

Progressive groups are hounding the 2013 joint US-RP military exercises, which begins today, to protest the continuous assault on the country’s sovereignty, the human rights violations resulting from it and the toxic wastes it leaves behind.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Workers slam docking of three US vessels in the country

National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned today the Holy week docking of three US Navy vessels in the country for so-called “routine port calls,” saying the incident shows that the country’s Visiting Forces Agreement with the...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Gabriela vows bigger protest action on March 8 against different forms of violence against women

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL “This type of violence against women doesn’t leave...

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Aquino urged to bar entry of US ships pending guidelines on ‘mishaps’

By MARYA SALAMAT Despite the Philippine government having agreed to increased...

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Workers mark Edsa anniv with US Embassy march


‘Workers mark Edsa anniv with US Embassy march (Photos by Mayday Multimedia / Bulatlat.com)

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Is the US Navy installing surveillance equipment, base near Tubbataha?

By MARYA SALAMAT “The issue of Tubbataha again underscores the problems with the...

Friday, February 15th, 2013

UP community outraged over destruction of Tubbataha reef

By JHESSET THRINA ENANO “The Visiting Forces Agreement led to this situation in...

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Groups belie claims that the Philippines is the ‘rising tiger’ of Asia

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL “Only through taking steps in building...

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Too many questions surrounding US Navy ships’ port calls

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com While the Filipino people are still following with trepidation the developments regarding the removal of the USS Guardian from the Tubbataha reef, two more US ships – nuclear attack submarine USS Cheyenne and...

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