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Aquino admin slammed for ‘apathetic’ stance on Maguindanao massacre

Filipinos light candles on a slogan bearing images of victims of a massacre that killed 58 people, including 32 journalists, as they mark its 5th anniversary with a candle lighting event at the historic EDSA Shrine in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. AP

Journalists in Quezon and Albay commemorated the Maguindanao massacre on Monday with protests and candle-lighting ceremonies, assailing the Aquino administration’s seeming apathy to the quest for justice of families of the 58 victims.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

700 protesters call for end to impunity on 5th anniversary of Maguindanao massacre

A photographer takes pictures of an art exhibit to mark the 5th anniversary of the massacre of 58 people, 32 of them journalists, in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. AP

To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre, about 700 protesters from Mindanao marched from Las Piñas to Baclaran in Parañaque on Sunday and called on the government to end the culture of impunity and injustice still prevailing in their region.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Clashes as Mexicans hold rally for 43 missing students

An effigy depicting Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto is set on fire during a massive march in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Protesters marched in the capital city to demand authorities find 43 missing college students, seeking to pressure the government. Mexico officially lists more than 20 thousand people as having gone missing since the start of the country's drug war in 2006, and the search for the missing students has turned up other, unrelated mass graves. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Protesters angry at the presumed massacre of 43 students clashed with police outside Mexico’s National Palace on Thursday after a massive march demanding President Enrique Pena Nieto’s resignation.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Protest greets launch of another wind project


A protest action staged by a group of residents here marred the inauguration on Wednesday of the 81-megawatt Pagudpud wind farm that is operated by the North Luzon Renewable
Energy Corp. (NLREC).

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Removal of barricades begins at HK protest site 

A pro-democracy protester waits at an occupied area before barricades are removed outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty district Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. AP

Workers in Hong Kong on Tuesday started clearing away barricades at one site of the student protest that has rocked the city for the last two months.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »