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PH migrants express support for HK protests

Filipino migrants and progressive Filipino organizations in China’s Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau expressed their solidarity with massive people’s protests in Hong Kong that call for reforms and democratization amid “worsening economic conditions”. The group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan Hong Kong & Macau (Bayan-HKM – New Patriotic Alliance) also condemned the governments of […]

Tension high in Warsaw talks as G77+China walk out vs climate inaction

WARSAW, Poland — Tensions and tempers run high with only two days left at the 19th Conference of Parties (COP 19) and tremendous pressure for the annual climate summit to deliver substantive outcomes. Members of the G77+China, a group of 133 developing countries have walked out of the negotiations on ‘loss and damage’ at dawn today, […]

Consul general hits US meddling in Syria’s internal affairs

Consul General of Syria in the Philippines Issam Eldebs hit the US government for “meddling” in the internal affairs of Syria, and insisted that the August 21 chemical attack was an act by rebels and not by the government of Bashar Al-Assad. In a roundtable discussion at the University of Makati yesterday, Eldebs said that […]

Suring-Global: Bagong sanction sa Iran, atbp.

Napipinto ang embargo ng European Union (EU) sa mga produktong petrolyo ng Iran kaugnay ng nuclear program ng naturang bansa. Tantiyado na lulumpuhin nito ang ekonomiya ng Iran dahil EU ang pangalawang pinakamalaking importer ng Iranian crude kasunod ng China. Nauna na ritong nagpahayag ng embargo ang US noong Enero 1, 2012.

Occupy Wall Street, nilahukan ng mga Pinoy sa US

Lumahok ang mga Pilipino sa New York sa Occupy Wall Street, isang popular na kilusan sa Estados Unidos na ngayo’y nasa ikatlong linggo ng protesta. Simula noong Setyembre 17, nagsimula ang daan-daang mga Amerikano na magpiket sa Wall Street, ang financial district kung saan naroroon ang headquarters ng malalaking bangko at institusyong pampinansiya ng US. Umani […]

Personalidad at kuwento ng kilusang protesta sa ibang bayan

Noong unang linggo ng Hulyo, ginanap sa Maynila ang ika-apat na asembliya ng International League of People’s Struggles (ILPS), ang anti-imperyalistang liga na binubuo ng daan-daang personalidad at organisasyon, na kumakatawan sa iba’t ibang kilusan ng mamamayan sa buong daigdig. Nakapanayam ng Pinoy Weekly ang ilang mga delegado ng ILPS na bukod-tangi at nagbibigay-inspirasyon ang […]