Some students took to social media to beg for and celebrate suspensions of classes in hilarious ways
The new DILG official will oversee programs for cops and soldiers wounded in action
Labor groups hold a protest rally in Quezon City, and raise 6 promises that President Rodrigo Duterte has made to workers but has yet to fulfill
'As union, obligado [kaming] suportahan sino man ang i-appoint na secretary. [Sana] maipagpatuloy 'yung nasimulan ni Secretary Lopez'
The employees call for the Duterte administration to immediately release the financial assistance due them as they were affected by typhoon Yolanda.
(4TH UPDATE) Malacañang also suspends work in government offices in Manila, Makati, and Pasay City on April 27, which falls on a Thursday, in view of activities related to the ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings from April 26 to 29
The question needs to be asked: Should a document codify and recognize the rights of the students? The students’ answer to this question might be the tipping point of the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman.
(UPDATED) 'Ang Panitikan sa Panahon ng Tokhang' features a keynote lecture by Dr Jose 'Butch' Dalisay Jr, and 2 fora with Lourd Ernest de Veyra, Joel Salud, Juana Change, Floy Quintos, Frank Cimatu, and Joyce Martin
(3rd UPDATE) Jeepney operators are protesting new government regulations that they say will lead to the 'corporate takeover' of public transport
Those who gathered at EDSA 31 not only commemorated the People Power Revolution, but protested the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos
Protesters raise several issues as they commemorate the 31st EDSA People Power uprising
Aside from the government-hosted event in Camp Aguinaldo, there will also be protests organized by anti-Marcos groups
The #BlockMarcos Movement accuses the Duterte administration of downplaying the struggles of those who fought the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos
Following the hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, the heirs of Primitivo Mijares felt compelled to relaunch The Conjugal Dictatorship
PRESS RELEASE: For his 2017 Adrian Cristobal Lecture, award-winning writer Alfred 'Krip' Yuson proposes to reflect on the changing modes of genre writing in the age of social media
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'It fans the cycle of violence affecting the vulnerable Filipino citizens,' said KASAMMAKO, an OFW group in South Korea
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The President also names Jose Zubiri and Abet Garcia as among the governors who helped him win
'No to Marcos burial is just one issue. No to what kills the human spirit, the democratic spirit to speak, assert and express oneself, this we must fight for,' says an activist priest at the start of the 9-day Christmas season mass
'The anticipated Simbang Gabi is a call to prayer and faith. Let us all join hands in praying for our country,’' says the Coalition Against the Marcos Burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says students will also learn why 5 Supreme Court justices voted against the hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos
The Philippine government says it wants to 'give the people full opportunity to celebrate the holidays with their families'
The November 25 and 30 mass actions have confirmed two things: first, the existence of a critical mass of warm bodies to comprise the pro-democracy movement; and second, the emergence of young people, or millennials, as a new force to reckon with
Vice President Leni Robredo however admits unifying the anti-Marcos protesters will be difficult because of her political affiliation
What I have learned from history is that often, Filipinos have been asked to accept the very tragedies which have defined us.
'The 'correctness' of the burial of President Marcos is now a matter to be decided through the democratic process'
The protests against Marcos’ burial in the Libingan and historical revisionism in favor of Marcos testify to the necessity of a continued struggle over history and memory
On the birth anniversary of Katipunan founder Andres Bonifacio, and on the same day, anti-Marcos protests are conducted, 19 men and women are given honors for standing up against Ferdinand Marcos' dictatorship
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Today's rally contributed its own fair share of eye-catching signs protesting against the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
They are the real heroes, not Ferdinand Marcos: the names of 19 new patriots who opposed Martial Law are added to the wall of remembrance at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani
In a motion for reconsideration, Senator Leila de Lima argues that dictator Ferdinand Marcos 'has been rendered the highest possible conviction ever'
'We, former student leaders of the UPD University Student Council, express our strongest condemnation for the burial of the dictator in the resting place of heroes'
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'Huwag tayong magsiraan,' Archbishop Socrates Villegas tells protesters joining the nationwide anti-Marcos rally on November 30
The main call of protesters at the People Power Monument grand rally on Wednesday, November 30, is for the government to exhume Ferdinand Marcos' remains from the Libingan ng mga Bayani
Millennials who met through social media stage a vigil on the eve of the November 30 protests against the hero's burial for late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
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A group of young people hold vigil outside the Heroes' Cemetery, where former president Ferdinand Marcos is buried
The High Court also instructs them to respond to the motions for reconsideration filed by the petitioners
(4th UPDATE) '[The Marcos burial] denies our history, erases the memory of lives lost and destroyed, mocks the collective action we took to oust the dictator, and denigrates the value of our struggle for freedom'
Petitioner Edcel Lagman calls the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani a 'gross distortion, a malevolent revision, and a wanton derogation of Philippine history'
The seeming lack of commitment of the State to play by the rules, and the absence of oversight functions to temper these transgressions resurrect the dormant fear of many Filipinos of the horrors of an authoritarian regime
'Whether or not he became good or bad along the years, that is not for me to decide,' President Rodrigo Duterte says of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
The Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation is set to recognize 19 men and women who fought against the Marcos regime
'Huwag sanang gamitin ng mga buhay ang bangkay ng yumao para sa kani-kanilang pangarap at ambisyon'
The chief government negotiator in talks with communist rebels says the burial would have minimal impact on the peace process with communist guerrillas