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Mar tells contractor to speed up Iloilo oil spill clean up

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Mar tells contractor to speed up Iloilo oil spill clean up

MANILA, Philippines – Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas on Friday urged the private contractor hired for clean-up operations of the oil spill in Estancia, Iloilo, to work double-time to immediately contain the impact areas and keep the environmental damage to a minimum.

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Electrifying protest awaits PH president on surging cost of electricity

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By Chitato Artidyo and Gerry Albert Corpuz

Manila, Philippines- A high voltage and totally electrifying protest awaits Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III if his administration fails to stop the new round of hikes in the prices of energy according to rabid critics.

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Fishers asked 10,000 Martial Law victims to oppose Lacson’s new role as rehab czar

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Fishers asked 10,000 Martial Law victims to oppose Lacson’s new role as rehab czar 

By Franklin Roosevelt Dimaguiba and Gerry Albert Corpuz 

MANILA, Philippines — The militant fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) today asked the 10,000 victims of Martial Law to support their objection to the appointment of former Senator Panfilo Lacson as head of the P 41-B rehabilitation plan in areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda last month.

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Fishers warn Noy, Mar of post 2016 charges over neglect of Yolanda victims

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Fishers warn Noy, Mar of post 2016 charges over neglect of Yolanda victims

By Franklin Roosevelt Dimaguiba and Gerry Albert Corpuz

 

Manila, Philippines- A flurry of criminal and civil charges await President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas III right after the May 2016 elections over their disastrous response to survivors of super typhoon Yolanda that devastated the country last November.

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WTO chief is a triple platinum liar— groups

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By Gerry Albert Corpuz in Manila, Philippines  and Chitato Artidyo and Keluar Ramayana-Bintang in Bali, Indonesia 

BALI, Indonesia– Farmer organizations calling for the dismantling of World Trade Organization (WTO) and system change rebuked the statement of WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo that farmers of developing countries will be the losers if the new round of the WTO failed to approve the Bali Package.

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Drilon: Groups’ claims about Iloilo dam project baseless, unfounded

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SENATOR Franklin M. Drilon debunked claims of a few groups that the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose River Project will lessen productivity of farmers and fisherfolks, and that the project, the biggest dam that will be constructed outside Luzon, will be sitting on an active fault line.

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PEOPLE’S STRUGGLES AND RESISTANCE TO THE NEOLIBERAL AGENDA

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PEOPLE’S STRUGGLES AND RESISTANCE TO THE NEOLIBERAL AGENDA

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison

Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle

Speech to the People’s Global Camp Plenary
Session on People’s Struggles and Resistance
Bali, Indonesia, December 4, 2013

In behalf of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), I wish to thank the organizers of the People’s Global Camp in Bali, Indonesia, for inviting me to to speak about issues relating to the WTO. I thank the Indonesia Peoples Alliance (IPA) in particular for giving us this opportunity to contribute to its Plenary Session on People’s Struggles and Resistance.

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