Scientists from Advocates of Science and Technology for the People (AGHAM) warn of the dangers of reviving the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) in response to a deal forged between the Department of Energy (DoE) and Russian State Atomic Energy Corp. during the ASEAN summit.
The University Student Council (USC) has coordinated with the Office of Student Activities (OSA) to review the UP Diliman Student Election Code (SEC), as previously instructed by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (OVCSA).
Around 200 Lumad students, volunteer teachers and volunteer groups have been camping in front of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Central Office in Pasig City since November 16 to denounce militarization and killings, and to call for the issuance of their schools’ permit to operate.
As a response to issues on lack of tambayans, high venue rentals, and stringent org recognition processes, the UP Diliman University Student Council (UPD USC) is set to launch its official campaign to review and redistribute campus spaces to student organizations next semester.
The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (R.A. 10931) remains pending three months after the act was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte. However, the latest IRR draft has several contentious provisions that will possibly limit free tuition and loan coverage.
At least 55 protesters were injured while one was arrested, after progressive groups opposing US President Donald Trump’s visit clashed with the police in the series of protests from November 12 to 14. Four of the injured were hospitalized.
After concluding the Academic Union Month, members of the All-UP Academic Employees Union (AUPAEU) continue to demand for certain rights, privileges, and incentives, which are included in a previous negotiation agreement between the union and the UP administration.
Around 1,000 families were left homeless after the Pasig City government orders a series of demolition in Manggahan Floodway from October 18 to 20. Some affected residents have been camping out since October 25 in Mendiola, near the official seat of the President.
Peasant killings continue to rise under President Rodrigo Duterte’s watch. Latest data from human rights group Karapatan places the number killed at 91 as of September this year.
Higit 100 magsasaka mula Bukidnon ang naglakbay ng mahigit 1,400 kilometro patungong Maynila upang ipanawagang maibalik ang 517 hektaryang lupang kinamkam ng isang pamantasan.