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PUP students protest proposed P16,000 tuition hike.
“We gained initial victory in our struggle against the impending tuition hike because of our collective action. But let us also bear in mind, that the struggle is not yet over as the proposal has not yet been scrapped.” – Ugnayan ng Mag-aaral Laban sa Komersyalisasyon-PUP
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO and RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com Main Story: Groups declare ‘People’s Protest’ a success MANILA – Fe Nibasa, 39, brought along her seven-year-old son, the youngest of her five children, in a protest action against the incessant oil price hikes at Stop and Shop, Sta. Mesa, Manila, March 14. Nibasa, the…
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – On the fourth day of the strike of 180 contractual janitors of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), the labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno dared the labor department to compel the PUP administration to absorb the striking workers. The striking janitors had been barred from working in the…
State university contractual workers launch strike, demand reinstatement (Photos by SHEILETTE UNTALAN)
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
PUP remains as one of the last few hopes for children of poor families to gain higher education. But it is slowly being dashed as the PUP struggles with extreme shortages, dilapidated facilities and the pressure to increase tuition and other fees to survive.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2010 Kabataan Partylist Raymond Palatino today called on President Benigno Aquino III to make good his word that he will allot six percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) to education. ?”This coming State of the Nation Address (SONA), we expect Aquino to fulfill his promise that he will…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The counter-insurgency operations of the government have reached the campuses, harassing students involved in movement for reforms and societal change.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The release this week of the five student from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines does not stop the struggle by students and parents against unreasonable tuition increases.
NEWS RELEASE March 26, 2010 Kabataan Partylist Representative Raymond ‘Mong’ Palatino today said that the robbery case filed against five students of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is a clear form of harassment by the PUP administration. Palatino particularly questioned the ‘necessity and fairness’ of filing a criminal offense against students ‘who were…