Unions urge Noynoy to prioritize ‘full employment,’ not to renege on his ‘people’s mandate’

NOYNOY Aquino’s overwhelming electoral victory is a testimony of a widespread clamor and a clear mandate for change, especially for good governance and pro-poor policies, after the nation endured more than nine years of endless and large-scale corruption, worsening poverty, blatant violations of human and democratic rights, and systematic duplicity under the Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo regime.…

Filipino activists hold “PEOPLE’s ELECTION” at Burma embassy; urge Noynoy to adopt mom’s strong position against Myanmar junta

GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION TO DENOUNCE BURMA’s 2010 ELECTIONS: PHILIPPINES—Filipino solidarity activists under the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) today staged a “PEOPLE’s ELECTION” in front of the Burma Embassy in Makati City to denounce Burma’s 2010 military elections, which according to the group is “a one-sided and undemocratic plan that will just legitimize…