Youths flashmob for ‘decent jobs for all’

MEMBERS of the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL)-Youth staged today simultaneous flashmob – dances and other “creative”protest actions– in four major cities in the country to mark the sixth World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) and to highlight the need to fight the widespread use and abuse of contractual jobs. In Manila, APL-Youth activists expressed…

STATEMENT ON THE PCMC’S IMPENDING EVICTION AND RELOCATION

The Philippine Children’s Medical Center is the only tertiary hospital in the country that provides children with quality and affordable care and treatment. Last year it treated more than 70,000 children from all parts of the Philippines, including those who are cancer-stricken and who would otherwise be unable to afford the necessary care and treatment.…

DECLARE A HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE IN ZAMBOANGA CITY, NOW!

A Petition Campaign in Support for Dialogue, Humanitarian Action and Ceasefire WE, THE UNDERSIGNED PEACE ADVOCATES, CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS AND CONCERNED CITIZENS, SERIOUSLY APPEAL IN CALLING FOR DIALOGUE and THE IMMEDIATE DECLARATION OF HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE in the conflict-affected barangays in Zamboanga City to address the standoff since September 9, 2013. Specifically, we urge H.E. Benigno…

Women’s Flashmob in Congress: Abolish Pork , Jail the Corrupt Lawmakers

While welcoming the neophyte legislators’ manifesto on the 2014 Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), women’s groups belonging to the World March of Women-Pilipinas (WMW) and the Philippine Coalition for the International Criminal Court (PC-ICC) want lawmakers to ensure the complete abolition of the entire pork barrel system, and the punishment of guilty legislators and their…