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Photos & Text | Fil-Ams have ‘no trust’ in Aquino

Filipino-Americans in San Francisco reading informational materials during a rally held in time for President Aquino's State of the Nation Address. Ryan Sin

Filipino-American activists held protests across the United States of America during the week of Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address, pointing out that they have “no trust” in the Philippine president due to corruption. In a statement, Rhonda Ramiro, BAYAN USA Vice Chairperson said, “Corruption in the Philippines will never be eradicated while the [...]

VIDEO | Frontlines of the People’s SONA 2014

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Citizens who held a “People’s SONA (State of the Nation Address)” to call for President Aquino’s accountability for the illegal Disbursement Acceleration Program and ouster for various “crimes against the people” were pushed back by water cannons along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City. But the people stood their ground. Cinematography & Editing: Ilang-Ilang Quijano

Reaksiyong bayan sa #SONA2014: Aquino, ‘in denial’ na kriminal

Isang malaking mural ni Pangulong Aquino na may posas, isinabit sa Commonwealth Ave ng mga nagprotesta sa SONA. Karla Ujano

“In denial” si Pang. Benigno Aquino III sa sarili niyang mga krimen. Sa halip, ginamit niya ang kanyang ika-5 State of the Nation Address (SONA) para isalba ang Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) at bigyan ng mensahe ang Kongreso na patayin ang nakahaing impeachment complaint laban sa kanya. Ito ang pagtatasa sa SONA ng iba’t ibang [...]

SONA garrisons, use of tinted water: ‘Worse than Arroyo, like Marcos’

Water used to disperse the protesting crowd had a noticeable red tint. Ilang-Ilang Quijano

Fearful of the people. This is how Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) described President Aquino, who deployed more policemen and military personnel against protesters during a State of the Nation Address (SONA) than any of his predecessor. The group also scored how the authorities used tinted water to disperse a crowd, reminiscent of martial law years. [...]

Audio Slideshow | People’s SONA 2014

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Images of the people’s true State of the Nation Address. Taken on July 28, 2014 by JL Burgos.

PHOTOS | #SONAngBayan calls for Aquino ouster

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The protest, of about 30,000 people, was, as expected, a colorful one. But following last years violent attempt by cops to disperse protesters asserting right to get near Batasan Pambansa during #SONA2013, this year’s march evoked an air of urgency: they now call on the immediate ouster of Pres. Benigno Aquino III from office. This, [...]

10 kasinungalingang binitawan ni Noynoy Aquino

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“Impeaching an honest president is wishful thinking.” Ito ang sambit umano ng alyado ni Pangulong Aquino sa Kamara, si Mindoro Oriental Rep. Reynaldo Umali, bilang reaksiyon sa mga isinampang impeachment complaint sa Kamara. Pero gaano katapat ang Pangulo? Ang pakay ng listang ito, sa ibaba, ay ilista ang 10 pahayag ni Pangulong Aquino, labas ng [...]

Health workers, nanawagan na ring ‘patalsikin si Aquino’

Isang pang-hoholdap umano ang mistulang ginawa ni Aquino sa mga kawani ng kalusugan dahil sa Disbursement Acceleration Program.Pher Pasion

Nanawagan ang mga kawani sa kalusugan sa ilalim ng Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) ng pagpapatalsik sa puwesto ni Pangulong Aquino. Dahil umano ito sa kontrobersiyal na Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) na idineklara ng ng Korte Suprema na labag sa Saligang Batas. Ayon sa AHW, sumasahol umano ang kalagayan ng mga kawani sa kalusugan sa [...]

Ikatlong impeachment complaint vs Aquino dahil sa EDCA, isinampa sa Kamara

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Isinumite sa Kamara ang ikatlong impeachment complaint laban kayPangulong Aquino kaugnay sa pagpasok ng administrasyon sa kasunduang pangmilitar sa gobyerno ng Estados Unidos (US) na Enhance Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). Pinaninindigan ng mga complainant na tahasang nilabag ni Aquino ang Saligang Batas sa pagpayag na muling magbase-militar ang armadong puwersa ng US sa buong Pilipinas. [...]

Think-tank: SMEs did not benefit from DAP

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Independent think-tank IBON Foundation said that small and medium enterprises did not benefit from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as claimed by the Aquino administration. The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reported last week that Php30 billion of the DAP–one of its’ biggest chunks–went to the recapitalization of the Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). [...]

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