By Erika Sauler
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.
By Nestor Corrales
Court hearings and office work at the Quezon City Hall of Justice were suspended Tuesday, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
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.
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.”
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.