Quezon City flood victims demand aid. Residents of Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City trooped to the DSWD’s office last July 18 to demand food and aid. Their community was submerged in neck-deep floods last July 16.
Power crisis in Mindoro. Scores of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro residents marched to the town center on the evening of July 16 to condemn the local electric cooperative’s failure to provide proper services causing hardships brought about power interuptions. They plan to march every night over five days. They are experiencing 12- to 14-hour daily power interruptions.
Safe in-person learning, now. Members of the Kabataan Partylist and ACT Teachers Partylist protested in front of Congress last July 18 to demand necessary measures for the safe resumption of face-to-face classes in November. Earlier, teachers criticized plans to reschedule in-person classes.
“Atin ang Pinas!” protests in Laguna and Manila Bay. Fisherfolk members of Pamalakaya held a fluvial protest in Laguna and Manila Bay last July 12 by way of marking the 6th anniversary of the arbitral ruling favoring the Philippine case against Chinese incursions in the West Philippine Sea.