Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «protest»

January 14, 2019 2:17 AM Maroon 5 announced as Super Bowl 2019 half-time performers

The group is set to perform with Atlanta native Big Boi and Grammy-nominated rapper Travis Scott during the half-time of the NFL championship NEW YORK, USA – Three-time Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5 was named Sunday, January 12 as the headline act of next month's Super Bowl 53 half-time show, a performance that has aroused controversy and protest 132

October 17, 2018 3:33 AM Macalintal files COC for senator in 2019 polls

Veteran election lawyer Romulo Macalintal filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator on Wednesday, completing the senatorial slate of the opposition coalition for the 2019 elections. Macalintal is the lead counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo in the electoral protest filed against her by former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Macalintal 80

October 16, 2018 2:10 AM NDF consultant, 4 others nabbed by police in Laguna – BAYAN-ST

SAN PEDRO CITY – Five activists, including a consultant of the National Democratic Front (NDF), in Sta. Cruz Laguna, a militant group said on Tuesday. Casey Cruz, spokesperson of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan in Southern Tagalog (BAYAN-ST), confirmed the arrest of the five activists in Barangay Pagsawitan on Monday afternoon. Cruz said the arrest happened 58

October 9, 2018 9:29 PM Rally at ERC protests high power rates in Iloilo City

Members of a consumer rights advocate group trooped to the office of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to protest high electricity rates of the Panay Electric Company (Peco). The group said it was in solidarity with Iloilo City consumers and their bid to have better power services. The group supported a complaint filed against an alleged 1,000 percent 52

October 7, 2018 9:34 AM Jeepney drivers warned against joining transport strike

The government warned on Sunday that it would not tolerate jeepney drivers who would join a transportation strike that might happen within the month. Several transportation operators have announced their plan to hold a transport strike due to the continuous increase in fuel prices. Operators said the impending strike is their version of ‘Red October 49

October 6, 2018 5:33 AM Teenager among 3 Palestinians killed in Gaza protest

Palestinians carry 12 year-old boy, Fares Sersawi, who died later from his wound after being shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza’s Health Ministry says Israeli forces have shot dead three Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy, as thousands 29

October 5, 2018 6:56 AM Greek strike to close Acropolis, other key sites on Oct. 11

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek union representing staff at the country’s ancient sites and state-run museums has called a 24-hour strike for Oct. 11. The protest is likely to close the ancient Acropolis in Athens that day along with multiple sites around Greece that are popular with tourists. The union announced the strike Thursday. It accused the Greek 42

September 15, 2018 5:28 PM Moira dela Torre: I didn't know I'd be performing at 'Marcos Fest'

'I performed for the people of Ilocos and NOT for Marcos,' the singer says MANILA, Philippines – Following a barrage of criticism online, singer Moira dela Torre said Saturday, September 15, that she didn't know that the event she was headlining was actually a free concert to celebrate the 101st birth anniversary of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos 81

September 15, 2018 12:58 PM Bring back the beat: UP council calls for UAAP drum return

The UP Diliman University Student Council calls for the full return of the drums in the UAAP men's basketball games MANILA, Philippines – In a solidarity statement with several UP varsity captains, the UP Diliman University Student Council (USC) has called for the full return of the UAAP drums. The USC statement – signed by incumbent USC chairperson 63

September 13, 2018 1:10 AM Pussy Riot activist treated for possible poisoning

Pyotr Verzilov, a member of the feminist protest group Pussy Riot, speaks during an interview to the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. Verzilov is reported Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, to have been admitted to hospital allegedly after a suspected poisoning attack, and his medical condition is not yet known. (AP) MOSCOW — Russian news reports say a member 34