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.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
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.
By Carla P. Gomez
, Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
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.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
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.
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.