Progressive groups protest Marcos’ questionable lead in unofficial tally

Pegeen Maisie M Sararaña and Morexette Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some members of progressive groups here staged a protest in front of the Cebu Provincial Capitol on Tuesday, May 10, questioning the partial and unofficial results of the national and local elections, particularly…

Progressive groups stage peaceful rally vs rising fuel prices

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/18/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Several progressive groups in Cebu led by BAYAN Central Visayas staged a rally in front of the Petron Oil Depot on Friday, March 18, 2022, to protest the series of oil price hikes.…

PISTON-Cebu, other transport groups protest series of oil price hikes

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON)-Cebu Chapter and Panaghugpong Kadamay Cebu, on Tuesday, March 8, staged a protest beside a gasoline station in Barangay Paknaan Mandaue City, to object…

Protests mark Martial Law’s 49th anniversary in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 50 individuals staged a protest along the Colon area in downtown Cebu City on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the day the country commemorates the 49th anniversary of the declaration of Martial…

Calls to junk Anti-terror Law continue a year after ‘Cebu-8’ arrest

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 20 members of militant groups aired their collective call to junk the Anti-Terror Law with a protest rally today, June 5, at the entrance gate of the University of the Philippines-Cebu.…

Militant protesters surprise Mandaue cops in Bonifacio Day protest 

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/30/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — There was a tense standoff for a few minutes between the police and at least 80 members of militant groups in Cebu, who held a rally in Mandaue City to mark Andres Bonifacio’s…

Mandaue cops to rallyists: ’10-minute protest’, then disperse

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) gave 10 minutes to the protesters in Mandaue City this morning, which was a few hours before the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo…

Ferro: UP Cebu protest was about the violation of GCQ guidelines

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), has defended the policemen who arrested  the protesters on the June 5, 2020 anti-terrorism bill protest. Ferro…

PRO-7: Conduct of Friday afternoon protest was ‘irresponsible’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The gathering of protesters outside of the University of the Philippines Cebu campus on Friday was very “irresponsible.” Protesters and leaders of cause-oriented groups compromised public health and “selfishly” endangered the community by staging…

PISTON to DOTr: Don’t use pandemic to get rid of old PUJs

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Progressive transport group, Piston, has called on the Department of Transportation (DOTr) anew to allow traditional jeepneys to ply the street as most parts of the country transition to general community quarantine (GCQ).…

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks

AP 05/31/2020

LOS ANGELES  — The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated fears that the huge crowds will lead to…

PH told to protest 2 new Chinese districts in South China Sea

Frances Mangosing 04/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — In an apparent move to further tighten its grip in the South China Sea, Beijing recently announced it was establishing two districts in Paracels and Spratly Islands. The two administrative units are under the…

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