We are dismayed over Duterte’s lifting of the government’s unilateral ceasefire with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) less than a week after he announced it in his SONA speech, and an hour before the New People’s Army (NPA) was about to reciprocate the ceasefire.

We are perplexed by Duterte’s sudden impatience, which […]

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Anakbayan welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) as a breath of fresh air from the typical SONAs of the previous administrations characterized by empty rhetoric, unwillingness to listen to the people, and wanton violence against peaceful protesters and activists.

We extend our approval to Duterte’s announcement of a unilateral ceasefire […]

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Urges Duterte to go for free education, stop K-12, end contractualization, pursue peace talks

Thousands of students and youth are marching to Batasan in time for the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte. They are joining thousands of rallyists, including lakbayan delegates from Mindanao, who are part […]

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Within a month of assuming office, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an Executive Order on freedom of information for all government offices under the executive branch, including state universities and colleges and government corporations.

Anakbayan commends President Duterte for taking swift action on this. This is in stark contrast with the previous administration, which sat […]

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Junking of charges vs Arroyo a grave injustice to the Filipino people

The Supreme Court ruling junking the charges against former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is a grave injustice against the Filipino people who were victims of Arroyo’s plunder, corruption, fascism and puppetry.

We condemn the Noynoy Aquino regime for paving the way for Arroyo’s […]

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Education should be free, Anakbayan reminds Duterte

Youth groups led by Anakbayan marches to Mendiola today to call on President Rodrigo Duterte to reverse the tuition and other fees increase policy, scrap the K-12 program, and provide free education for the Filipino people.

While welcoming the Duterte’s efforts to prioritize education as unveiled in the […]

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Sa pag-upo ng bagong rehimeng Duterte, nahaharap ang mamamayan sa hamon na higit na palakasin ang kilusang bayan para sa pagsusulong ng mga karapatan, tunay na kalayaan, kapayapaan at pagbabago.

Sakay ng malawak na pagnanais ng bayan para sa pagbabago laban sa tuwad na daan ng rehimeng US-Aquino, nanaig si Duterte sa halalan at naluklok […]

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The Filipino youth are jubilant on the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in favor of the Philippines’ case against China’s bogus nine-dash claim over 90 percent of the West Philippine Sea.

The PCA has held China responsible for blatantly violating the Philippines’ sovereign right over its exclusive economic zone and extended continental […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today expressed dismay over news that congressmen are trying to continue the corrupt “pork barrel” system despite mass protests which led to a Supreme Court (SC) ruling declaring it unconstitutional.

In a news report, some congressmen confirmed that they submitted some P80 million in projects to be included in the budget proposals.

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