Plantation workers of a Japanese-owned fruit company Sumitomo Fruit Corp. (Sumifru) are now on strike since Monday, October 1, paralyzing seven out of 11 packing plants of the company’s district 6 in Compostela Valley province.
The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemned the military’s tagging of 18 Metro Manila universities as ‘communist recruitment grounds’ for a supposed ouster plot against President Rodrigo Duterte. He said the military is trying to “create a climate of fear and insecurity.”
The confluence of various democratic forces would ultimately bring down Duterte administration and not the so-called Red October ouster plot as claimed by the military, the Communist Party of the Philippines said on Thursday.
A labor group was enraged when President Rodrigo Duterte sacked Department of Labor and Employment Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod, the last Leftist official under his administration.
Progressive group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan denounced and tagged as a lie the claim of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that there is a Red October plot against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Progressive lawmakers under Makabayan bloc filed a House resolution on Tuesday to probe the military’s “Red October,” a destabilization plot aimed to oust President Rodrigo Duterte.
Mostly young Filipino voters went in droves clogging all voters’ registration stations spread across the city on the last day of voters’ registration on September 29, as the Commission on Elections noted a sharp increase in the number of application.
Days before the filing of candidacy on October 11, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio delivered her second State of the City Address (SOCA) on Tuesday, highlighting the continued gains of her administration.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, on Monday, said she could not grant the P4500 subsidy being asked by public school teachers here, saying there is no existing law that would warrant such request.
The Gabriela Women’s Party has urged the Duterte administration to address the Filipinos’ growing clamor for immediate economic relief amid skyrocketing prices.