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Over 18,000 Sona protesters march across the nation

Militant groups march towards the Batasang Pambansa during the president's State of the Nation Address. LEO SABANGAN II

At least 18,000 protesters on Monday took to the streets in the Visayas in one of the biggest protests against President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) in the region in recent years.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Militants decry denial of Sona protest permit


Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Sunday reiterated that rallyists should be allowed to protest in front of the Batasang Pambansa Complex during President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

White, black ribbons symbols of protest vs DAP

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Protests are mounting nationwide, including in Baguio City, against continuing corruption in the government. VINCENT CABREZA/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Instead of yellow, white and black ribbons have sprouted on Panay Island and in Guimaras province to protest corruption under the administration of President Aquino, who won the 2010 presidential elections on a good governance platform.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Protests mount vs Aquino

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT  Antipork barrel advocates file an impeachment complaint against President Aquino in the House of Representatives.  Among the 28 petitioners are Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) secretary general Renato Reyes Jr., retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz, former Gabriela Rep. Liza Maza, Volunteers against Crime and Corruption president Dante Jimenez and Scrap Pork Network leader Mae Paner. Also in photo are Bayan Muna Representatives Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate.  LYN RILLON

The House of Representatives on Monday accepted the first impeachment complaint filed by 28 activists led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan against President Aquino for culpable violation of the Constitution in the implementation of the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program and betrayal of public trust.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Thai army threatens action against anti-coup rallies


Thailand’s army chief threatened Monday to “intensify law enforcement” against anti-coup protesters who have pledged to rally in Bangkok for a fourth day over the military’s seizure of power.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »