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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — Progressive labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) criticized the Aquino government’s echoing of “US imperialism’s” opposition to and misrepresentation of North Korea’s planned satellite launch. In a strongly worded statement, Elmer “Bong” Labog, chairman of KMU, pointed to numerous cases of hypocrisy of the United States and the Aquino…

NEWS RELEASE 23 JULY 2010 “Why would Aquino fear the people? Why should a President who basks on the notion of democracy keep the people farther from Batasan during SONA?” Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno posed this question today as President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino suggested to militant groups to just hold SONA protests inside the…

Press Release July 22, 2010 Observing that President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has not carried out major reforms so far, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said today that the upcoming State of the Nation Address will be a “big test” for the new government since it will be Aquino’s last chance to speak on people’s…

Press Release July 21, 2010 Days before President Aquino’s SONA, and after business groups have continuously gained attention for presenting their agenda to his administration, workers still have yet to hear his government’s response to legitimate labor demands that call for urgent action. Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno submitted to Aquino its Labor Agenda which…


Workers, led by progressive labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), on Friday call on President-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to immediately address their demand for a legislated nationwide P125 across-the-board wage hike. The workers gather in front of Aquino’s residence in Times Street, Quezon City, carrying huge yellow ribbons bearing the calls “P125 wage increase” and “Prosecute Gloria Arroyo”.