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Transport protest vs ‘money-making’ gov’t order set


Transport groups long opposed to the government order that steeply raised fines for road and franchise violations are set to stage protest actions in Metro Manila and key urban centers on Monday, despite warnings that they will be penalized if they paralyze traffic.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Work at QC justice hall suspended as militants demand release of political prisoners

QC hall of justice protest

Court hearings and office work at the Quezon City Hall of Justice were suspended Tuesday, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

1,000-km ‘Climate Walk’ reaches Naga, halfway to Tacloban

CLIMATE advocates embark on a 1,000-kilometer walk to raise public awareness on the effects of climate change and global warming. The group hopes to arrive in Tacloban City, Leyte province, the Ground Zero of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” on Nov. 8. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Heaping hope and symbolism to raise public awareness about climate change and to demand action to ease its effects, a group of walkers reached this city on Saturday night, halfway to their destination, Tacloban City, from Manila—a distance of 1,000 kilometers.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

‘Critical moment’ for Hong Kong protests after new clashes

Hong Kong critical

Pro-democracy protesters on Sunday accused police of using excessive force against them after violent clashes in Hong Kong, as a senior politician said weeks of rallies have reached a “critical moment.”

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Multiple arrests as Hong Kong demonstrators retake protest camp

Protesters confront riot police in the occupied area in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, early Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. New scuffles broke out Friday night between Hong Kong riot police and pro-democracy activists in a district where police cleared protesters earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Riot police clashed violently with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Saturday as demonstrators reoccupied a camp mostly cleared the previous day, leading to multiple arrests and jeopardising talks aimed at ending a political stalemate.

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