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Mendiola clash: Who was the culprit?

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Residents of areas covered by the Bangsamoro entity could only hope for lasting peace. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.opapp.gov.ph

Who started it? The National Democratic Front on Thursday accused “police” and “government’s intelligence group” of provoking the clash between its members and Muslim groups in Mendiola.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Militant groups, Metro Moros clash in Mendiola

Residents of areas covered by the Bangsamoro entity could only hope for lasting peace. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.opapp.gov.ph

What was supposed to be a celebration of peace turned awry after some leftist groups clashed with the Muslims along the Mendiola Bridge in Manila Thursday morning.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Militants set Labor Day march to Mendiola Wednesday

Students from various universities gather at Mendiola Bridge to protest the impending budget cuts in education. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

Various trade unions and militant groups announced Tuesday they would hold a massive Labor Day protest in Manila to reiterate workers’ demands for wage increases.

Posted: May 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Vendors to stage protest in Mendiola


A group of vendors, who were barred from selling their goods inside the Rizal Park, was on its way to Mendiola in Manila to stage a rally.

Posted: March 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Maguindanao massacre protesters in Mendiola


A media organization and other militant groups carrying makeshift coffins arrived in Mendiola in Manila Friday afternoon to stage a protest rally in commemoration of the Maguindanao massacre’s third anniversary.

Posted: November 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

A hundred Muslims gather at Mendiola for peace deal signing at Malacañang

A Filipino Muslims woman flashes the peace sign behind a barb wired fence as they gather in support of a preliminary peace agreement between the government and the nation's largest Muslim rebel group during a rally outside the gates of the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Nearly a hundred Muslims gather at Mendiola, the section where protesters gather, on Monday to witness the signing of the peace deal forged between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front at the Malacañang Palace, police said.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Protesters gather in Mendiola to commemorate Martial law

THIS PHOTO of police brutality on protesters is among those displayed in the exhibit, “Himagsik at Protesta,” put up by Karapatan at the University of the Philippines Library until Sept. 21 for the 40th anniversary of the declaration of martial rule. PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY TONETTE OREJAS

Mendiola was closed to traffic Friday as militant groups arrived to stage protest actions to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Martial Law declaration.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

May Day militants rained out in Mendiola

Militant groups holding a Labor Day rally at Don Chino Roces Bridge (formerly Mendiola Bridge) to demand, among others, for a wage increase, on Tuesday were rained out.

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

March to Mendiola kicks off Labor Day


Militant groups are expected to gather at the Mendiola Bridge in Manila Tuesday in commemoration of Labor Day.

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

8,000 students to march to Mediola over education budget cuts


MANILA, Philippines—About 8,000 students from different state universities and colleges are set to march to Mendiola Friday to demand for sufficient government subsidy for tertiary education. The “march for education” was part of a series of protest at the University of the Philippines and member schools of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges. [...]

Posted: September 23rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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