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Taiwan stages mass anti-China trade pact rally

Protesters shout slogans denouncing the controversial China Taiwan trade pact during a massive protest in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, March 30, 2014. AP

Tens of thousands of Taiwanese protesters took to the streets in Taipei on Sunday in a bid to pressure embattled President Ma Ying-jeou to retract a controversial trade pact with China.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Militant groups, Metro Moros clash in Mendiola

Residents of areas covered by the Bangsamoro entity could only hope for lasting peace. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.opapp.gov.ph

What was supposed to be a celebration of peace turned awry after some leftist groups clashed with the Muslims along the Mendiola Bridge in Manila Thursday morning.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Militants want refund, interest from Meralco


Militant groups on Wednesday said the Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) planned refund for the electricity it overcharged customers in December and January 2013 should also include interest.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Thai police remove 100 protesters from rally site

Angry Thai farmers react, after the talks with Finance Minister Kittirat Na Ranong, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. AP

Thai police detained and removed about 100 anti-government protesters who were camped out near a government ministry in Bangkok on Tuesday in a major effort to push back demonstrators who have occupied key sites around the capital.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Activists protest gov’t inaction vs price hikes

PHOTO courtesy of Anakbayan

Student activists picketed infront of Malacañang on Monday morning to protest the government’s alleged inaction on the price hikes.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Topless women disrupt anti-abortion rally in Spain

Activists from the women's movement Femen protest near a demonstration against the abortion in Madrid, Spain. The activists from the European feminist group were demonstrating with 'Abortion is Sacred', and 'keep out of my body' written on their bodies against the government's conservative new abortion law. AP

An anti-abortion rally in Spain by Christian groups has been disrupted by a five topless women from the feminist group Femen chanting “Abortion is sacred.”

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Surigao groups protest illegal assembly case filed vs anti-pork barrel protesters

StudentS join the Anti-Pork Barrel rally at Plaza Independencia in Cebu City. CDN FILE PHOTO

Local activists and civil society groups here are protesting the illegal assembly case slapped against hundreds of anti-pork barrel protesters, saying the charge was politically motivated.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bigger, angrier antipork rally seen

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ANTIPORK CAMPAIGN.  Political activist and actress Mae Paner—aka Juana Change—of the Members of Scrap Pork Alliance invites bus passengers to join the Million People March @Ayala on Friday on Ayala Avenue, Makati City.  RAFFY LERMA

Don’t take us for fools. Groups calling for the abolition of the pork barrel are not convinced that it has been excised from next year’s P2.268-trillion national budget. Thus, a bigger and “angrier” crowd is expected to turn up at the Million People March on Ayala Avenue in Makati City on Friday.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Million People March to bring call vs ‘pork’ to Makati on Oct 4

Million People March. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Organizers behind the social media-driven “Million People March” are taking the mass movement against the pork barrel system to the next level on Oct. 4 — right at the heart of the country’s financial district.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Piston rolls out protest caravan against ‘holdap,’ pork barrel

UV Express taxis that are 13 years old or older will soon be taken off the streets if the government has its way. Militant transport groups, however, have other ideas and intend to make their opposition known through Thursday’s protest caravan. RUDY ESPERAS

A militant transport group will hold a protest caravan on Monday against the pork barrel system, in line with calls for sustained protests against corruption in the government.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Interfaith rally held vs “pork’, Zamboanga conflict


Aiming to “hit two birds with one stone,” religious groups hold an interfaith rally Wednesday calling for peace in Mindanao and the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or “pork barrel” system.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Anti-pork barrel march, peace day walk kick off at Fuente


TWO separate rallies—one for peace, the other to denounce the pork barrel system—held by religious and civil society groups kicked off at the Fuente Osmeña Rotunda yesterday.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Forward March to #abolishpork’ rock and rage in Rizal Park on Friday

pork merchandise 2

Religious groups, artists and ordinary citizens incensed by the P10-billion pork barrel scam are returning to Luneta in Manila Friday to attend a concert against government corruption.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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