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KALINGA — The local command of the New People’s Army (NPA) here denounced the ‘continuing crisis of the masses’ as President Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year with his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24.
TUGUEGARAO CITY — Kinukondena ng Kagimungan, organisasyon ng mga magsasaka sa Cagayan, ang illigal na pag-aresto at pangangapkap kay Sofronio Pascua noong ika-17 ng Hulyo sa Tuguegarao City.
BAGUIO CITY — The Ilocos Network for the Environment (Defend Ilocos) condemns and calls for a stop to the harassment and surveillance of one of its leaders by suspected state security agents.
BAGGAO, Cagayan — Mariing tinutulan ng mga magsasaka ng Baggao, Cagayan ang pagmamanman at pananakot ng mga militar sa mga lider magsasaka na lumalaban sa National Greening Program (NGP) ng gobyerno at Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
BAGUIO CITY — Indigenous youth leaders across the country called on President Rodrigo Duterte to lift Martial Law in Mindanao and to stop development aggression and militarization of their communities.
CABUGAO, Ilocos Sur — The Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (STOP Exploitation) called on officials in the Province of Ilocos Sur to set aside politics and focus on delivering the needed support to advance agrarian development.
BAGUIO CITY — “Yes to rehabilitation, No to fake modernization!” clamored by the Baguio-Benguet jeepney drivers and operators as they marched from the Convention Center to the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) office, last July 17, in support to the nationally coordinated action against the government’s modernization program of public utility jeepneys (PUJ).
BAGUIO CITY — Ilocos farmers led by the Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (STOP Exploitation) are set to hold a protest in the National Capital Region on July 25. The action at the Batasang Pambansa will coincide with the House of Representatives’ Committee on Good Governance and Public Accountability inquiry on the anomalous transaction of Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos.
BAGUIO CITY — Progressive groups in the city are all set to commemorate Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA), July 24, with the “people’s assessment” of his first year as president.
BAGUIO CITY — As the second state of the nation address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte draws near, people are still asking if there was really any change. With this, youth groups readily presented their assessment on the first year of the so-called “first left-leaning” president.
BAGUIO CITY — Continuosly facing harassment and anti-labor employment scheme by the management, members of Sitel Philippines Association of Rank and File Workers (Spark) expressed frustration over the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)’s limp involvement in the case during a conference, July 3, attended by representatives from the parties at stake.