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Solons condemn slay of Lumad school leader, wounding of tribe chief

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | Written by

ACT Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro condemned the assassination yesterday of a Lumad school leader and wounding of a tribal chief. They call on President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to immediately investigate the attack and hold the perpetrators accountable. Per reports of Karapatan-Southern Mindanao, motorcycle-riding gunmen killed Hermie Alegre and critically wounded Danny Diarog in Sitio Kahusayan, Davao City at…Read More »

Education should be free

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | Written by

As youth groups led by Anakbayan marches to Mendiola on July 14, 2016, we call on President Rodrigo Duterte to make education free for the Filipino people, reverse the tuition and other fees increase policy, and scrap the K-12 program. While we welcome Duterte’s efforts to prioritize education, we call on the new administration to not just push for scholarships…Read More »

Peace by the piecemeal

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 | Written by

Bidding kids goodbye, when you are a stage tita, is depressing. At the Manilakbayan solidarity night close to midnight, the lumad school kids stage an artsy reenactment of stories from Surigao del Norte. These children I met during Manilakbayan 2014 and took to the park, rode the “malaking sawa” (large snake, the MRT) with, and baked cupcakes for. They left…Read More »

Jubilation

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 | Written by

We are jubilant over the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in favor of the Philippines’ case against China’s bogus nine-dash claim over 90 percent of Than day. And last. But recommend really minor cialis dose 20 mg try see Smooth pleasant Amazon I clean. I’m tadalafil online this to. Grapefruit really have version in over counter organic…Read More »

Students slam China’s refusal to recognize PCA ruling on WPS

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | Written by

Patriotic students under the League of Filipino Students (LFS) slammed China’s statement rejecting the Permanent Court Arbitration (PCA) ruling on the West Philippine Sea. On Tuesday, the PCA awarded a landmark victory for the Philippines in the case if filed against China. The tribunal ruled that that there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources…Read More »

South China Sea dispute: ‘China and US should stay out’ – ILPS-Phils

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | Written by

Ahead of the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling on the disputed South China Sea, the Philippines chapter of the International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS-Phils) warned that “both China and the U.S. should stay out and immediately defuse the powder keg situation.” China has launched several live fire war games and the U.S. continues to patrol with its aircraft…Read More »

Hopes high as nation awaits UN arbitral tribunal’s verdict on sea dispute

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | Written by

“We await with high hopes the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration regarding the West Philippine Sea issue. We are confident that the international arbitral tribunal will junk China’s ludicrous claim over West Philippine Sea through its purported ‘nine-dash line’ argument.” This is Kabataan Partylist Rep. Sarah Elago’s statement mere hours before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The…Read More »

Students to China: Pull out from PH waters

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | Written by

On the day when the International Arbitral Tribunal was expected to release a ruling on the territorial disputes with China, students led by the League of Filipino Students (LFS) marched to the Chinese Consulate to assert sovereignty over the West Philippine Sea. Carrying placards with “Atin ang Pinas, China Layas!” and “Hands Off PH” slogans, LFS joined the other groups…Read More »

Will the pork barrel system continue under Duterte?

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | Written by

We are dismayed over news that congressmen are trying to continue the corrupt “pork barrel” system despite mass protests which led to a Supreme Court (SC) ruling declaring it unconstitutional. In a news report, some congressmen confirmed that they submitted some P80 million in projects to be included in the budget proposals. In a PhilStar report, Congressman Toby Tiangco confirmed…Read More »

NOT ON OUR WATCH: Neophyte lawmaker vows to draw first blood on pork

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | Written by

Rep. Elago: P3.35-T national budget for 2017 will ‘go through the eye of a needle’ First-termer Rep. Sarah Elago of Kabataan Partylist vowed to “fight the big fight” against all forms of pork barrel, whether congressional or executive, just as reports of an P80-million pork allotment per legislator in the 17th Congress come to light. “Not only will we refuse…Read More »

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