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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…

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…

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…