By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — National democratic activists, the bloc usually lumped by mainstream press as ‘the Left,’ have declared the entire week that US President Barack Obama is in Asia as “National Sovereignty and Patrimony Week” in the Philippines (22-30 April). They propose to discuss and challenge what they call as “heightening US…
Day: April 24, 2014
Demolition of homes illegal – Tondo residents
Mary Ann Florenda, president of Samahan ng Magkakapitbahay ng Road 10, said residents were given only seven days to leave their homes, as the notice of demolition was only issued on Apr. 14, 2014.
Anti-mining protests mark Earth Day celeb in Mindanao
Simultaneous rallies gathered indigenous peoples and environment advocates opposing the entry of large-scale mining companies in Mindanao.