Entries by Kodao Productions

Bomb scare dampens revelry after bar exams

A bomb scare caused a stampede at España Avenue last November 29 as 2015 bar examinees are starting to emerge from the University of Santo Tomas campus. A spent cartridge from a party popper device was thought to be a grenade and panicked thousands of well-wishers who scampered away from the spot. The scare dampened […]

Kodao’s Villanueva accepts Titus Brands Award

Kodao Productions’ Raymund Villanueva was awarded the Titus Brandsma Award 2015 for Emerging Leadership in Journalism in a ceremony last November 27. The award is given to an “outstanding young journalist who possesses an impressive and commendable track record in his or her professional performance and who has shown fidelity to the journalism code of […]

Journalists hold torch parade to mark 6th anniv of Ampatuan Massacre

The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines held a torch parade from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines to Mendiola Bridge to mark the 6th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre last November 23. This event followed another march by journalists belonging to the National Press Club earlier that day. Watch highlights of the parade […]

Ampatuan Massacre: Still no justice after six years

On the sixth year of the Ampatuan Massacre journalists marched from the National Press Club (NPC) to Mendiola to demand justice for the 58 victims, including 34 journalists. NPC members were joined by the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) and the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-National Capital Region Chapter. The Ampatuan Massacre is said […]

INTERVIEW: If you continue the struggle, you will be free–Leila Khaled (Full)

Palestinian struggle for freedom icon Leila Khaled visited the Philippines to attend an international anti-imperialist assembly and the launch of the Philippine-Palestine Friendship Association. She visited the Lumad camp at a church compound and attended an anti-APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) protest action on the streets of Manila. On her last day in the country […]

IN PICTURES: Activists hold rally near APEC summit venue

The massive protest action against the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation in Manila by militant activists eluded the Philippine National Police containment team at Liwasang Bonifacio and reached Buendia Avenue and Roxas Boulevard near the summit venues at the Manila Bay reclamation complex. There, hundreds of geared-up police officers, fire trucks and steel containers were waiting […]

Bayang Barrios sings ‘Igpaw Mindanao’

“Igpaw, Mindanao” performed live by Bayang Barrios at Bamboo Giant, Manila for the campaign #StopLumadKillings supported by ILPS-Philippines. Music composed by Danny Fabella of Musikang Bayan, arranged by Teddy Katigbak, with additional vocals of Onie Badyong and Empiel Palma, Andrew Barrios on guitar, and Budeths Casinto on percs in the original soundtrack. Video contains images […]

ILPS joins anti-APEC protest in Manila

Delegates of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) led by Secretary-General Malcolm Guy join the anti-APEC protest in Manila, November 19, 2015. The ILPS convened its 5th international assembly with more than 400 delegates and guests from 39 countries/territories, the largest and most consolidated global formation of militant, anti-imperialist and democratic organizations in the […]