Various protests were held by different groups as US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton visited Manila last Novermber 15-16, including a “paintbomb ambush” which effectively blocked her convoy and a heckling protest in front of her in a meet and greet forum. Clinton came
Students, teachers, migrants, health sector and court employees unite; vow to hold ‘historic’ protests
Fight against Aquino 2012 budget to intensify A “Unity Forum” was held by different organizations at the Court of Appeals auditorium in Manila to condemn cuts in social spending and employee benefits in the 2012 Aquino government’s budget proposal recently passed in the lower house.
Makasaysayan ang naging paglaban ng mga mag-aaral, guro, administrador at iba pang mga sektor nitong nagdaang mga buwan laban sa budget cuts sa state universities and colleges (SUCs) at kapos na pondo para sa serbisyong panlipunan sa proposed budget ng gubyernong Aquino para sa 2012.
As enrollment for second semester begins, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Education (DepEd) and school administrators should provide ‘tuition relief’ for students affected by the recent typhoons and floods and exempt them from tuition payment this semester. This should stop the impending
Students bring fight for higher budget to Senate; Senators urged to allot funds for schools hit by typhoons
It’s “hell week” for students with exams, final papers and everything “toxic” but hundreds still marched to Senate yesterday, October 4, to make sure the call for higher budget is heard in the upper chamber. Youth, students, faculty and administrators lobbied and marched as
Students, faculty and administrators in University of the Philippines (UP) – Manila closed the gates of their campus while hundreds of students from Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Technology marched to Mendiola as the nationwide strikes of state universities and colleges (SUCs) for higher budget
Thousands of students, faculty and administrators march for higher budget for education, social services In a “historic show of rage” students, faculty, and administrators from different State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) walked out of their classes, declared a strike and marched to Mendiola today
Thousands of students, faculty, administrators and staff walked out of their classes in University of the Philippines – Diliman (UP Diliman) yesteday, September 21 and declared the start of a three-day campus strike in protest of low budget for education, health and social services. Colleges
As transport groups set their strike against oil price hikes, students, faculty and administrators are also gearing up for campus strikes next week to protest oil price and fare hikes as well as cuts in government spending for state universities and colleges (SUCs) and other
A few days ago, Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro proposed a concept for private-run public schools under private-public partnership (PPP) for education wherein running and funding schools will be left to “corporate foundations, nongovernment organizations and civil society.” This sell-out proposal is dangerous for the basic