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Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila students hit admin over claims of repression

Feb 15, 2019 - 6:45 PM

As students wear black shirts and armbands for a silent protest, they find themselves under fire by the school's administration.

PROTEST. Following the Pamantasan Lungsod ng Maynila adminstration's response to a silent protest in the morning, students organized a rally against student repression on February 15, 2019. Photo from Anakbayan-PLM

The week in photos: May 12-18, 2018

May 19, 2018 - 2:48 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A Palestinian youth waves a sparkler next a mosque in Gaza City on May 16, 2018, as the faithful prepare to start the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

‘That’s a crime’: Duterte hit for blackmailing media

Feb 02, 2018 - 10:58 PM

‘We should not allow that we will be silenced...because once they succeed, all of us will be silenced,’ NUJP president Noynoy Espina reminds journalists during a #BlackFridayForPressFreedom forum in Bacolod

DEFENDING PRESS FREEDOM. National Union of Journalists of the Philippines national director Nonoy Espina and Negros Press Club president Renato Duran during the 'Roundtable Talk: Defending Press Freedom' at the NPC building in Bacolod City, Friday, February 2. Photo by Marchel P. Espina

Bacolod media, groups join 'Black Friday' call to uphold press freedom

Jan 19, 2018 - 11:06 PM

About 50 attendees call for the government to uphold press freedom, The group also lights candles and stages a noise barrage.

LIGHT IN THE DARK. Members of the press and other organizations light candles to call for press freedom at the Fountain of Justice in Bacolod City Friday, January 19. Photo courtesy of NUJP-Bacolod

Fight for press freedom: Join the NUJP Black Friday protest on January 19

Jan 19, 2018 - 11:52 AM

(UPDATED) Wear black wherever you are or join the rally at the Boy Scout Circle, the roundabout at Timog and Tomas Morato intersection in Quezon City, on Friday at 6 pm

IN PHOTOS: Black Friday protest against Duterte's war on drugs

Dec 02, 2017 - 12:48 PM

Leftist groups lights candles for the victims, relatives, and defenders of those killed in the drug war

REMEMBER, Bearing photos of victims of Duterte's war on drugs and victims of Political killings, families and activist light lanterns and candles in a symbolic event to condemn the spate of killings at Bantayog ng mga Bayani in Quezon City. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

Human rights and children's groups alarmed at teenager killings

Sep 10, 2017 - 1:09 AM

Protesters cry out for justice for the consecutive killings of teenagers all over the country

JUSTICE. The groups say justice is something to be fought for. It does not fall from heaven. Photos by Jerome Ignacio

The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 12:36 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

BORDER ART. An artwork by French artist JR on the US-Mexico border in Tecate, California, United States on September 6, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Protesters hold Commander-in-Chief accountable for Kian's death

Aug 25, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Rights groups and individuals hold protests on the eve of Kian delos Santos funeral

Member of Unchain Chidren express sympathy with the Family of Kian Loyd Delos Santos as well the families of more than 30 children who have been arbitrarily killed under this bloody inhumane war against drugs. Boy Scout Circle QC. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

The week in photos: June 10-16, 2017

Jun 17, 2017 - 8:11 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VEGAN ZOMBIES. Protestors dressed as zombies demonstrate in front of a KFC outlet in Sydney, Australia on June 15, 2017. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

US Black Friday: more shoppers but less spent per head

Nov 28, 2016 - 9:36 AM

Sales over the Thanksgiving holiday which extends into so called Cyber Monday are a good indicator of the health of US consumer spending

BIG HAUL. Shoppers with their arms full walk to their cars during the 'Black Friday' sales at a Best Buy store in Culver City, California on November 25, 2016. Mark Ralston/AFP

Bacolod: Negrenses rally in heavy rain vs Marcos burial

Nov 25, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Protesters in Negros Occidental remember the atrocities during Martial Law foremost of which was the Escalante Massacre of 1985

BRAVING THE RAINS. Protesters in Negros Occidental march from the San Sebastian Cathedral to the Fountain of Justice in Bacolod City to express indignation over a hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

H&M’s Black Friday Sale: Up to 70% off on their new collection and more items

Nov 24, 2016 - 10:36 AM

The retail giant will hold its first Black Friday frenzy in the Philippines on November 25 to 27

What to get at Lazada’s 11.11 Online Revolution sale event

Nov 11, 2016 - 7:12 AM

The month long discount spree starts November 11 Read this article to find out how you can get an additional 11 off your Lazada purchases

Black Friday sales down as shopping habits change

Dec 01, 2014 - 8:33 AM

National Retail Federation: A strengthening economy a highly competitive environment early promotions and the ability to shop 24 7 online all contributed to the shift witnessed this weekend

DISCOUNT RUSH. Bargain hunters crowd a Walmart to take advantage of their so-called 'Black Friday' sales on Thanksgiving Day in Fairfax, Virginia USA, 27 November 2014. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Online sales spike on a less chaotic Black Friday

Nov 30, 2014 - 8:31 AM

In United States shopping malls there were shorter lines and fewer packs of frenzied shoppers on Thursday night and Friday

Celebrities call for 'Black Friday' boycott

Nov 27, 2014 - 12:52 PM

The planned campaign calls for a one day moratorium on spending to protest what it calls staggering human rights violations in the United States including police brutality

US online sales soar to $3B in Black Friday shopping frenzy

Dec 01, 2013 - 11:32 AM

Online shoppers may have been wise to avoid stores with reports of fistfights a stabbing and a shooting as people elbowed their way through crowded shopping floors to snatch heavily discounted items

US breaks $1-B for first time in online Black Friday shopping

Nov 26, 2012 - 10:36 AM

US shoppers spend heavily online on the crucial Black Friday shopping day for the first time topping a billion dollars in online sales in a single day analysts and retailers say

Walmart workers hail their wage protest as success

Nov 24, 2012 - 5:54 PM

Walmart workers hailed their wage protest Saturday November 24 saying their walkout on Black Friday had shown the world s largest retailer their determination to fight against all odds