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US Pinoys join Global Kontra Libing Coalition

Written by USPGG on . Posted in Feature, Read This

NOMARCOS-GENERIC USPGG has joined a global network of Filipinos who have come together (across political and religious affiliations) to form the Kontra Libing Coalition, to protest against the current administration’s plans to bury the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (Heroes’ Cemetery) on Sept. 18, 2016.

A global day of protest has been set on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, 12:00 noon in front of Philippine Embassies and Consulates worldwide.

According to Republic Act 289, the law that created the Libingan, only those Presidents, soldiers, national artists and patriotic Filipinos who are “worthy of inspiring and being emulated by this generation and of generations still unborn” are to be allowed in the special burial grounds.

DA-BFAR, National Scientist condemn the destruction of marine resources in the West Philippine Sea

Written by USPGG on . Posted in Aug 21, China Land Grabbing, Feature, Read This

Originally published Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00 AM  at www.science.ph

From the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Department of Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) and a national scientist, on Thursday, joined the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in its call against China’s reclamation activities in the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea.

In a press conference titled “The Destruction of Marine Resources in the West Philippine Sea,” DA-BFAR, and University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute Professor Emeritus and National Scientist Dr. Edgardo D. Gomez presented a comprehensive study on the damage inflicted to marine biodiversity and economic productivity by China’s increased militarization in the region.

CNN Exclusive: China warns U.S. surveillance plane

Written by USPGG on . Posted in China Land Grabbing, Feature, Read This

To watch the video and read the original article, click on the following link: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/20/politics/south-china-sea-navy-flight/index.html?sr=twtsr052015spyplane5pstoryvideo

Above the South China Sea (CNN) – The Chinese navy issued warnings eight times as a U.S. surveillance plane on Wednesday swooped over islands that Beijing is using to extend its zone of influence.

The series of man-made islands and the massive Chinese military build-up on them have alarmed the Pentagon, which is carrying out the surveillance flights in order to make clear the U.S. does not recognize China’s territorial claims. The militarized islands have also alarmed America’s regional allies.

Join our 2014 Essay Writing Contest

Written by USPGG on . Posted in Aug 21, Feature, July 24, Read This, What you can do

A. Eligibility
115 East 57th Street, Suite 1430, New York, NY 10022 Essay Contest Rules on Overseas Filipinos
This contest is open to all Filipino students or of Filipino descent who are studying in the Philippines or overseas, ages 10 to 25 years old who are currently enrolled in high school and college.

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