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Solidarity with Japanese Communities in time of Loss and Threat

Philippine groups will gather in front of the Japanese embassy to show their solidarity and support for the Japanese communities currently suffering and coping with the multiple crises of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. Join us at this symbolic gathering. Please wear white and bring candles, flowers and your solidarity messages. For more information, Jun … Continue reading

Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection plans

As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens Nuclear Information Centre (CNIC), is calling for improved evacuation plans and other protective measures for people still within the 30km exclusion zone, as well as … Continue reading

Flickering candles of hope

Dusk signals the beginning of darkness in the evening. An opportune time to gather in the spirit of shared identity in the struggle against nukes. In the dusk we congregated to pray and light candles for those who’ve been struck by the tragic events in Japan. The flickering candles that illuminate the night sky in … Continue reading

An 80-km BNPP evacuation radius will include all of Bataan and Pampanga, most of Zambales, Bulacan, Metro Manila and Cavite, and parts of Tarlac, Laguna and Batangas

Laguna and Batangas The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued on March 16, 2011 the following warning to U.S. citizens in Japan: “Under the guidelines for public safety that would be used in the United States under similar circumstances, the NRC believes it is appropriate for U.S. residents within 50 miles of the Fukushima reactors … Continue reading

Candlelight Vigil for Japan

Time Friday, March 18 · 5:00pm – 7:00pm Location QC Memorial Circle Created By PLM National Secretariat, Plm Secretariat More Info Save Japan! Save the Planet! No Nuclear Power! We all Live on Fukushima! Candlelight Vigil for Japan and Information Action on Impacts of Nuclear Energy Friday (March 18) Quezon City Memorial Circle 5:00PM onwards … Continue reading

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving long term sustainable progress through safe and reliable renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The environmental organization also challenged … Continue reading

Akbayan voices solidarity with the Japanese people

Akbayan Representative Walden Bello today led a “solidarity delegation” to the Japanese Embassy here in the Philippines to express the Filipino people’s deepest sympathies to the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit their country. The delegation also sought a dialogue with Embassy officials to get updates regarding the conditions of Filipinos in … Continue reading

Our Solidarity with the People of Japan

The Partido Lakas ng Masa (Party of the Laboring Masses, PLM) expresses its deepest concern and sends its condolences to all the families and victims of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the North-Eastern coast of Japan last Friday. Our thoughts are also with all our Japanese friends and comrades and we pledge our solidarity … Continue reading

FDC asks Aquino to drop nuclear plans, calls for Nuclear power-free MTPDP

The Freedom from Debt Coalition today asked President Benigno S. Aquino III to drop all options of tapping nuclear power as a solution to the country’s power generation problems. The group issued the statement following two massive explosions that rocked Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant which was damaged in Friday’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake and its … Continue reading

Nuclear Energy is Not the Way!

PARTIDO KALIKASAN would like to convey our deepest condolences and sympathy to all the victims of the recent natural disaster in Japan. The meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plant north of Tokyo on the other hand is far from completely being a natural disaster. This is bad human judgment to opt for nuclear energy despite … Continue reading

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