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DOTr’s Point-to-Point program infuriates transport groups

ILOILO City – Drivers and operators of public utility vehicles plying Iloilo City to the airports of Iloilo, Roxas, and Aklan were infuriated as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) implemented the point-to-point (P2P) program. Under this set-up, large private bus companies such as Vallacar and Southwest would be compelled to pick up passengers from the […]

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SEPTEMBER 30: Nationwide transport strike and people’s protest against pressing economic issues

ILOILO City – Transport groups and sectoral organizations here have expressed to join the nationwide transport strike and people’s holiday against pressing government economic policies on Monday, September 30. In a statement, the newly-formed alliance Alyansa Kontra PUV Phaseout denounced the Duterte administration for the loss of the livelihoods of drivers, pumpboat crews, and small […]

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Students find allies in UP academic employees union against red-tagging

MIAGAO, Iloilo – Students from the University of the Philippines Visayas in Miagao, Iloilo found support in the Academic Employees Union against vilification of their legitimate organizations. In a statement this afternoon, the All UP Academic Employees Union Iloilo Chapter strongly condemned the redtagging of legitimate and legal students’ organizations as “fronts of the New […]

Rescuers race with time to save passengers trapped inside the capsized MB Jenny Vince in the afternoon of August 3. Photo used with permission from Ian Paul Cordero.
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TRAGEDY AND ACCOUNTABILITY: CRIMINAL NEGLECT AND INCOMPETENCE OF PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ON THE ILOILO STRAIT TRAGEDY

Panay Today Special Report on the August 3 Iloilo Strait Tragedy ILOILO City – In the afternoon of August 3, 2019, 31 lives have been lost to accidents in Iloilo Strait. The tragedy occurred when three passenger vessels plying Guimaras to Iloilo were struck by squall and big waves generated by strong monsoon winds and […]

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TIMELINE ON NEGROS KILLINGS

* A timeline and brief analysis of the recent killings in Negros prepared by Defend Negros #StopTheAttacks Network NEGROS Island – The timeline of events detailing the spate of killings in Negros Oriental from July 22 to 28, 2019, points to state-sponsored policies and statements from President Rodrigo Duterte that encourage impunity and violence. The […]

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Poem on Killings

Kami ba ay banta sa ganid mong kapangyarihan? Na sa aming paglaki kami ay… mamulat sa marahas mong pagpapatakbo ng bayang pinaiinog mo sa kataksilan, pandarambong at pagpapakunulo? Takot ka bang sa aming paglaki… mauunawan namin ang mga sigaw na nakasulat sa pader na iminamartsa sa mga lansangan—taas kamaong ipinaglalaban… kawalan sa aming mga tahanan… […]