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Timeline: 1st week of Martial Law in Mindanao

Day 1: May 24 (Wednesday)
– massive bombing of Marawi City: 1 child killed; disorganized, massive evacuaton of civilians
– shelling ang bombing in Manatao, Davao del Sur

Day 2: May 25 (Thursday)
– mass arrest of 260 civilians only because they could not present IDs
– Davao City gov’t releases 30-point guidelines for the curtailment of civil liberties
– 1,800 families from Marawi evacuated since May 22
– 30 women (Lumad, Moro) gathered and were put under interrogation for an hour by 6th Marine Landing Battalion

Day 3: May 26 (Friday)
– AFP aerial bombing: 1 civilian killed, 5 wounded, more than 2,000 affected
– Duterte: “Kapag naka-rape kayo ng tatlo, aminin ko na akin ‘yon.”
– AFP announces it will exercise the right to censure, esp. in social media
– PNP: leaders and organizers of “anti-government” rallies will be arrested
– GMA-7: Amay Pakpak Medical Center never overrun by the Maute group

Day 4: May 27 (Saturday)
– widespread operations of PA 3rd ID in Panay
– checpoints put up in Tacloban city
– “surgical airstrikes” carried out by AFP in Marawi
– curfew implemented in Kabacan, Cotabato
– elements of 66th IB barged into the picketline of the striking workers of Shin Sun Company in Compostela Valley

Day 5: May 28 (Sunday)
– Mira Digaynon, Mandaya woman from Baganga, Davao Oriental was killed by 67th IB PA elements

Day 6: May 29 (Monday)
– continued indiscriminate bombing in Marawi City
– aerial bombing in Barangay Kimlawis, Kiblawan, Davao del Sur
– Iligan City lockdown


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Posted by on June 1, 2017 in Uncategorized


#TigilPasada #NoToJeepneyPhaseOut

Were you affected by the jeepney strike today?

Jeepney drivers have been long burdened by incessant oil hikes that stem from the government’s policy of oil deregulation. It allows oil cartels to connive and set oil price at high rates.

To add, the Duterte administration is bent on imposing additional taxes on fuel products on top of the twelve percent (12%) value-added tax (VAT). Among the products covered are diesel, which will be imposed a tax of P6 per liter, as well as cooking gas and bunker fuel for generating electricity. These levies will hit not only jeepney drivers but the middle class and low-income earners as well.

Now they are threatened by the planned jeepney phaseout in the face of modernization. Only big companies can afford vehicle replacement and small operators will be edged out.

Instead of perceiving it as mere inconvenience, consider it as a reason to challenge the government’s neoliberal policies (i.e. deregulation and privatization).


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Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Uncategorized



with the past UPM CAS SC Chairpersons Mudir Estrella (2011-2012) and Mariz Zubiri (2012-2013)



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Posted by on January 23, 2016 in Uncategorized


SUC/CHED 2015 budget hearing

Classes were suspended today but our student leaders trooped the House of Representatives to lobby against UP and education budget cuts. We made our legislators know that we oppose the massive profiteering from tuition and other fees.

We forwarded our unity statement signed by 150 student formations and clinched the support of HOR Committee Chair for Higher and Technical Education for greater state subsidy to UP & SUCs.

We are resolute in our demands and we shall carry them in the campus, halls, offices, and streets!

Tuloy ang laban, Iskolar ng Bayan! Para sa karapatan sa edukasyon ng lahat ng kabataan! #UPFight #StopCuts #JunkFees

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Posted by on October 2, 2015 in Uncategorized


Anong tawag kapag naaagit ang mga tibak?

Edi aktibeast mode.

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Posted by on September 7, 2015 in Uncategorized


Kai’s 18th birthday

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Posted by on July 27, 2015 in Uncategorized


Screenshot 2014-07-19 04.27.42

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Posted by on July 19, 2014 in Uncategorized