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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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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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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Youth group Anakbayan expressed concern over the recent spate of summary killings and mass arrest of petty criminals days before incoming president Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration, saying this may prove detrimental to the war against drugs that the president-elect promised during the elections.

“We believe that Duterte’s campaign against dangerous drugs and crime is a boon […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today led a picket-protest in front of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) office in Intramuros, Manila to call for the ending of contractualization.

Burning a mock contract of service to signify the public clamor against contractualization, Anakbayan urged president-elect Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill his electoral promise of ending the oppressive […]

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Pinasinungalingan ng grupong Anakbayan ang pahayag ni Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro na ang pagbukas ng klase kahapon ang “best school opening so far”. Sa katunayan, ayon sa grupo, ito ay sinalubong ng kaliwa’t kanang protesta laban sa implementasyon ng programang K-12.

Ayon kay Anakbayan Seceretary General Einstein Recedes, tinatakpan lamang ng DepEd […]

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As the 2-day preliminary talks between the incoming administration and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) to resume peace negotiations begins today in Oslo, Norway, youth group Anakbayan urges president-elect Rody Duterte to free all political prisoners.

The youth group held a picket today in front of the Department of Justice in Manila […]

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Youth group Anakbayan expressed optimism on Saturday over the preliminary talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) slated to begin on Tuesday in Oslo.

Both parties are set to negotiate on three preliminary agreements, which include the honoring of all previous GPH-NDF agreements, the release of all political prisoners, and the […]

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“It seems that the Aquino administration is not yet done with inflicting harm to the people, with his administration’s recent approval of tuition and other fee increases in both basic and higher education institutions. If this is President Aquino’s farewell gift to the youth, we reject it just as we reject his calamitous legacy.”

This […]

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Mistulang masamang pabaon umano ng papaalis na administrasyong Aquino ang muling pag-apruba ng Commission on Higher Education (CHED) sa pagtaas ng matrikula at iba pang bayarin sa 304 na pribadong pamantasan sa bansa.

“Hanggang sa kadulu-duluhan ng kanyang termino, walang ibang hatid ang gobyernong Aquino kundi dagdag na pasakit para sa mga estudyante. Walang dahilan […]

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With the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital set to be shut down today, members of the youth group Anakbayan joined the vigil and protests in the hospital grounds, saying that the impending closure bodes ill for the health and welfare of many patients, especially mothers, that the hospital serves.

“We denounce the eleventh hour wickedness […]

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The criminal aspects of the K-12 program are now coming to light, with about a million students set to stop schooling and opting not to enroll in Grade 11.

With barely a few days before the school opening nationwide, data from the Department of Education reveal that less than a third of the 1.3 million […]

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