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Drivers’ protest fails to disrupt public transport

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Public transportation in Metro Cebu area was unaffected by a transport caravan organized by Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) – Cebu to protest plans to phase out public utility vehicles 15 years and older. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, the city’s deputy mayor on police matters, said they did not […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Toledo bet lauds election protest action


RIZA Rafols, the losing candidate for city councilor of Toledo City, welcomed the development of her election protest against three winning councilors in last year’s elections, namely: Ian Zambo, Daydee Zambo and Louie Espinosa. Rafols ran under the Liberal Party ( LP) led by the city’s Vice Mayor Antonio Yapha. The current Toledo City Mayor […]

Posted: May 19th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Militants protest over Gina Lopez’s ouster

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At least 60 members of militant group braved the morning rain to protest against the replacement of environment secretary Gina Lopez and plan to operate a coal-fired power plant in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City. The group gathered near Sto. Rosario Church about 9:45 a.m. and walked to Colon Street, a distance of about 500 […]

Posted: May 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Students protest CHED guidelines


MILITANT youth groups trooped to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) office in Cebu City to protest the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of government’s free tuition policy. The groups said that the proposed IRR does not address the issue of commercialization of education because even though students will be paying less in tuition, they […]

Posted: May 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Protest movement vs death penalty travels from Mindanao up to Senate


  THEY came all the way from Mindanao, starting in Cagayan de Oro, and are now in the Visayas, and they intend to travel all the way to Luzon, particularly at the Senate building. More than a hundred members from various civil society organizations will hold rallies against the death penalty in every place they […]

Posted: May 8th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

BMP in Cebu staged protest vs D.O. 174


Over 50 members of the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) held a rally outside the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) office on Friday morning. BMP members called for the scrapping of DOLE’s Department Order (D.O.) 174. D.O. 174, signed by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello last month, prohibits labor-only contracting and several other contractual arrangements. […]

Posted: April 28th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Defying crackdown, Venezuelans stage new protest march


CARACAS — Venezuelan protesters planned a new march Wednesday against President Nicolas Maduro, defying his government despite the deaths of more than 25 people in an increasingly violent political crisis. The opposition called on protesters to march on central Caracas, a pro-Maduro bastion where the seat of government is located. Previous attempts to reach the […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Cebu City election protest: Comelec orders transport of ballot boxes


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered the transport of the ballot boxes of pilot protested precincts by defeated Cebu City Mayor candidate Michael Rama. In an order dated April 17, the Comelec Second Division has ordered the election officers in Cebu City and the City Treasurer’s Office to make an inventory and to seal […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Bongbong Marcos pays P36M installment on poll protest fee


Losing vice presidential candidate and former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday paid P36 million to the Supreme Court as first installment of the required fee for the retrieval of election materials for his election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo. In an ambush interview with reporters, Marcos said he was hoping that his […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Militants stage brief protest


ASEAN MEETINGS AT least 30 members of a militant group staged a short protest rally at past 10 a.m., Wednesday, in front of a posh hotel at the North Reclamation Area, one of the venues of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit meetings in Cebu City. Members of Bayan Muna-Visayas gathered to oppose […]

Posted: April 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »