Workers led by Kilusang Mayo Uno Southern Mindanao (KMU-SMR) kicked off the pre-SONA (State of the Nation Address) protests saying that workers rights and welfare has never been a priority of the current administration.
As criticisms started to pour against the proposed amendments to the Philippine Constitution to pave the way for a federal charter, President Rodrigo Duterte posed a challenge to his detractors that he would step down from the office prior to the effectivity of the new form of government.
President Rodrigo Duterte has waged war against progressive communists but the revolutionary forces and the people are ready to fight back, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison asserted on Saturday.
For the militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno, the P1 fare hike recently approved by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board will not provide direct benefit to the workers in the transport sector.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Southern Mindanao Region condemned the continued “false arrests,” detentions and killings of civilians in Southern Mindanao by the Armed Forces of the Philippines under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s henchmen were “singing a chorus of fantastic lies” to justify the declaration of a nationwide martial law by October, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said on Wednesday.
With the delay of the resumption of the negotiations, a church leader said it is up to the Duterte administration to “salvage” the peace talks between the government and the communists.
In his first day as the youth representative to the Davao City Council, newly elected Sangguniang Kabataan Federation President Jaffar U. Marohomsalic took oath as the new committee head for Youth and Sports and Development which was previously headed by Councilor April Marie Dayap.
The Consultative Committee (Con-com) tasked to review the 1987 Philippine Constitution unanimously approved on Tuesday the entire draft of its proposed federal constitution.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is poised to recommend to President Rodrigo Duterte the termination of peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), AFP spokesperson Col. Edgard Arevalo said on Tuesday.