Friday, June 30, 2006

Greenpeace activists walk to an "Action"

Glorietta, Makati

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Fists of Rage

A new wave of protest rallies aparked by a spate of political killings involving political activists in the country.President Arroyo recently signed the bill abolishing the death penalty in the country and almost at the same time ordered the Philippine military to go on an all-out war against the communist New People's Army.

An activist leader shields a fist from hitting it's mark; the bloody face of a fellow protester suspected of being an infiltrator during a protest rally against the spate of political killings in the country

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Killings continue

women in Black protests in front of Camp Aguinaldo

women killed


women cry for justice

Ortigas Center

Monday, June 19, 2006

Friday, June 16, 2006

Greenpeace volunteers take Action

Stop Polluting our Fish

GreenPeace volunteers wear shark masks to protest the reopening of Lafayette Mines

Move Over American Idol...

Newsbreak issue for July 3 (photo: Luis Liwanag)

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Independence Day 2006

Flag Dance

An independence day float

Colorful catterpilar dance

Effigies and monuments

Bayan Muna lawmaker Satur Ocampo

young women in spanish-time attire

costumed youth from different regions perform

Cutouts of National artists are paraded

A hobbyist photographer searches for his right angle

leftist protesters and church groups converge into an interfaith prayer rally

Flag dance

Faces in the crowd

Cultural singers sing patriotic songs at the Indepencence Day Parade

motorists get a glimpse of the outcry

freeing oneself

Riot police stepped in when protesters managed to grab an undercover cop's video camera and a clip of bullets

"No to cha-cha" protest

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Struggling to be in school

School opens; We see faces of excited young freshmen who will be spending the first few days of high school life coping with the lack of classroom space.
President Arroyo in a statement denied that there is a serious shortage of classrooms in the Phillippines and publicly reprimanded her Secretary of Education for declaring just the opposite

As 50-70 kids are assigned to 1 class and placed inside a room halved to accomodate two classes instead of just one, some spillover onto the corridors barely being part of their classes.

Row One Students

High School kids doing seatwork just outside their crowded classroom

Wednesday, June 07, 2006


Stop Killing Journalists

a masked protester

A journalist lights a candle to symbolize the continuously rising list of slain journalists whose death remains unsolved

Friday, June 02, 2006

3 smiling kids

Thursday, June 01, 2006


Newsbreak issue no. 12-2006. Available on sale first weekend of June.