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Econoynoying: Malacanang math on wage hike erroneous

  It’s either a case of poor math or malicious data deception. Or both. In an attempt to undermine calls to increase wages amidst rising commodity prices, the President, through Malacanang spokespersons,presented data indicating that a P125 across the board increase in daily wages will cost

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How the Palace can stop Noynoying

  Despite the “working photos” the Palace have been feeding the media during the past few days and their PR blitz to try to respond to“noynoying,” the term has continued to make viral rounds in social networking sites and has now recently been brought to international attention via

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What you need to know about #Noynoying

Here are some basics to sharpen your noynoying knowledge. What is Noynoying? According to youth group Anakbayan: Planking is out, noynoying is in. Just sit or lie on the ground and do nothing. A Guide to Noynoying has also been released: A guide to #Noynoying 1) Get a

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March 15 is ‘Day of Rage’ vs oil price hikes

Various organizations are calling for campus and workplace walk-outs, mass actions and assemblies nationwide against oil price hikes on Thursday, March 15. In a unity statement, about a hundred groups under “Kilos na Kontra Kartel at Overpricing sa Langis” urged the youth and people to

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Protests vs tuition, oil price hikes set this month

As tuition, oil and commodity prices continue to rise, youth groups led by Anakbayan, National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), League of Filipino Students (LFS) and other groups are calling for protest activities and marches starting tomorrow against price hikes and government inability

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CHEd chair Licuanan should resign

Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chairperson Patricia Licuanan should resign from her post for failure to stop tuition and other fee hikes for the past years and in light of looming tuition hikes set again this year. CHEd under Licuanan has failed to fulfill its

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Justice for Lordei Hina

Last February 1, Lordei Camille Anjuli Hina, a 20 year-old Political Science senior and a student leader in the University of the Philippines (UP) – Diliman, was attacked inside the University Student Council (USC) office at around 230 in the afternoon. Hina was stabbed several times in the

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CHEd inutile vs rising education costs

A consultative forum on regulation of tuition and other school fees was organized by the Committee on Higher and Technical Education and Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond Palatino today, which was attended by representatives of Committee on Higher Education (CHEd) and student representatives. Rep. Mariano Piamonte,