Protesta mga magsasaka, sasalubungin ng mga manggagawa at mamamayan

Sasalubungin ng mga manggagawa at mamamayan sa pangunguna ng Kilusang Mayo Uno, para ipahayag ang suporta, ang mga magsasakang mula sa iba't ibang rehiyon ng bansa na maglulunsad ng isang-linggong kilos-protesta dito sa Kamaynilaan para kondenahin ang mga kontra-magsasakang iskema ng mga panginoong may-lupa at malalaking kapitalista, kasabwat ang gobyernong Aquino at igiit ang pagpapatupad ng tunay na reporma sa lupa. Read More »

OFWs oppose AOS fee imposition in Dubai

Migrante International today criticized the policy by the Philippine Consulate in Dubai requiring visit visa holders to submit an affidavit of support (AOS) as a travel requirement.

"Why is the Philippine consulate imposing this requirement when it is not even required by the Dubai government? It is another added cost and inconvenience to our OFWs and their visiting relatives," said Garry Martinez, Migrante International chairperson.

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KMU pushes for genuine review of Oil Deregulation Law

"We are calling for a genuine review of the Oil Deregulation Law."

This was labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno's statement today, as it responded to Pres. Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III's order to government agencies to review the law deregulating the oil industry, amidst widespread protests against the high and still-increasing prices of petroleum products. Read More »

We are part of the people’s protest on Sept. 19!

The leaders and members of the Kilusang Mayo Uno vow to actively participate in the people's protest on September 19. We unite with other sectors of society in fighting the overpricing of petroleum products being carried out by the oil cartel, as well as the collusion between the oil cartel and the Aquino government. Read More »

Compliance with JASIG and the Oslo Joint Statements is not a precondition but an obligation

Spokesperson, NDFP Negotiating Panel

The Government of the Philippines (GPH, formerly the GRP) through its negotiating panel is lying when it claims that Chairperson Luis Jalandoni of the negotiating panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has agreed to go into formal talks without the obligatory releases of all or most of the 17 JASIG-protected persons as provided for in the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) and the Oslo joint statements of January and February 2011. Read More »

Bayan holds rally to mark 20th anniversary of bases treaty rejection

The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan today marked the 20th anniversary of the Philippine Senate's rejection of a new bases treaty with the United States, with a protest action in front of the US embassy. Twenty-years ago in September 16, amid intense public pressure and protests, 12 Philippine senators voted to reject a new treaty with the US, which ended the nearly four decades of US military basing in the Philippines. Read More »