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Free Tuition law signed; students demand speedy implementation, warn of loopholes

Free Tuition law signed; students demand speedy implementation, warn of loopholes

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – President Duterte’s signing into law Thursday and made publicFriday the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, giving free tuition and no “other school…

Anakbayan statement on signing of free college education into law

Anakbayan statement on signing of free college education into law

Anakbayan congratulates the students, parents and administrators for this victory of our collective struggle for free education. If signed in full and without conditionalities whatsoever, the Universal Access to Quality…

Duterte junks free tuition in State schools, pushes for trillion-peso infra – says NUSP

Duterte junks free tuition in State schools, pushes for trillion-peso infra – says NUSP

By Joey Natividad   CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) has raised public outcry after finding out that free tuition provisions…

Church assures no cover-up of priest in trafficking case

Church assures no cover-up of priest in trafficking case

By Roy Lagarde MANILA, 1Aug2017 — Church authorities assured there would be no cover-up in the case of a priest arrested and detained for allegedly trafficking a 13 year old…

Bogus Coops: Time is running out

Bogus Coops: Time is running out

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. QUEZON CITY – The cooperative sector in the House of Representative under the watch of Representative Anthony Bravo will work with government agencies to identify…

US-backed Duterte regime, no friend of the Filipino masses – says Anakbayan

US-backed Duterte regime, no friend of the Filipino masses – says Anakbayan

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay –  As President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) Monday, Anakbayan joins the Filipino people in massive protest actions expressing indignation against the…

State of the Nation – a year of deceit, as seen by LFS

State of the Nation – a year of deceit, as seen by LFS

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The League of Filipino Students (LFS), along with other militant groups hit President Duterte’s failed promises and increased human rights violations…

Militant leaders pre-SONA meeting with Duterte: ‘issues murkier than clear’

Militant leaders pre-SONA meeting with Duterte: ‘issues murkier than clear’

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA – Militant leaders in Manila are not happy after meeting with President Duterte on Tuesday, July 18 regarding the upcoming SONA on Monday and the militants’…

Lightning rally disrupts Congress special session on martial law extension; 8 arrested

Lightning rally disrupts Congress special session on martial law extension; 8 arrested

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — A lightning protest was held today during the Congress special joint session for the extension of martial law in Mindanao by school teachers from Mindanao Lumad…

Killings of farmers on the rise under Duterte

Killings of farmers on the rise under Duterte

BY ILANG-ILANG QUIJANO Fifty-three-year-old Rodolfo Tagalog Sr. was harvesting coconuts when he heard and felt the shots. A bullet almost grazing his right shoulder, he fell instantly from the top…