Panay teachers join national sit-down-strike for salary increase

ILOILO City – Members of Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Panay joined the nationally coordinated action sit-down-strike for the salary increase of teachers yesterday, February 24. Teachers either hanged streamers, pinned black ribbons, or held no classes to show support to their cause. Here are some photos of their actions. Photos grabbed from Facebook accounts of Ruby Magbanua…

Oldest tumandok IP say no to mega dam

Felecita “Anggoy” Castor is the oldest among the living Panayanon-Bukidnon tribe in Central Panay at the age of 110. Anggoy (local term for old woman), born in 1904, witnessed two world wars. “Wara gani takon mapatay sang giyera, subong sa dam nga daya sigurado patyon nanda ako.” (I did not die in war but with this dam,…

Panay heroes and martyrs remembered

ILOILO City – Four-hundred fifty three martyrs and heroes of Panay were remembered and given tributes by their comrades before All Souls day celebration next week. “This is our way of commemorating our comrades’ sacrifices and life struggles for the people and their contributions for the advancement of human and democratic rights,” Panay Alliance-KARAPATAN secretary…

Shy type

Panay-Bukidnon kids of Barangay Garangan, Calinog, Iloilo. Their playing field will be submerged once the Jalaur mega dam is constructed. No more swimming in the river, running from hills to hills, climbing up native trees and harvesting coffee beans and banana fruits./