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Patients picket Philippine Orthopedic Center, protest privatization

Amidst heavy morning rains, workers and urban poor led by Anakpawis Partylist held a picket-protest in front of the Philippine Orthopedic Center in Quezon City this morning to condemn the looming privatization of the hospital, saying patients like them will be paying more for healthcare should the project push through.


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Anakpawis slams gov’t nod to largest mining project in PH

20 February 2013 “This is the height of the Aquino’s callousness! Isn’t 1,500 lives not enough for him?” This was the statement of Anakpawis Partylist as it condemned the Aquino administration for granting an environmental…


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Anakpawis partylist says power rate hike shameless, scandalous

MANILA, Philippines—The militant partylist group Anakpawis on Wednesday described the looming increase in electricity cost by march as scandalous and shameless. In a press statement, Anakpawis partylist vice chairperson Fernando Hicap said they will protest…



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Solon supports One Billion Rising campaign, proud to be a part of V-Men

Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano today expressed full support to the One Billion Rising (OBR) global campaign that will culminate tomorrow, February 14.

Tomorrow, Mariano will join women, activists and concerned citizens in a community dancing at Tomas Morato, Quezon City, to express their outrage, demand change, strike and dance in defiance of injustices suffered by women across the world. The solon will also give white roses to selected participants of One Billion Rising activity.


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On Congress’ last session day Committee-level nod for P125 wage hike sought

As Congress ends its sessions today before the start of the electoral campaign, hundreds of workers and urban poor led by Anakpawis Partylist and Kilusang Mayo Uno trooped to the House of Representatives to call on lawmakers to approve the P125 Wage Hike Bill (House Bill 375), saying a legislated wage hike is well-deserved by workers and long overdue.