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What does BAYAN stand for?

BAYAN stands for Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Philippine political movement)

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Samples in periodicals archive:

The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Nationalist Alliance) or Bayan, said that with the appointment by Aquino of erstwhile Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as the new Supreme Court Chief Justice, Filipinos should not let their guard down against the emergence of a judicial branch of government that is open to the dictates of the Chief Executive (Aquino).
Despite the fact that the Japanese government has not even paid for the war crimes it committed against Filipinos, our government is even honoring its prime minister,'' said Renato Reyes, spokesperson for the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance).
The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Nationalists Alliance or Bayan) in a statement, said the presence of the USS North Carolina in the country's waters may be a violation of a provision of the Philippines' Constitution.
The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Nationalist Alliance) called on the government of President Benigno Aquino III to "stop acting oblivious to skyrocketing oil prices" and to take the necessary steps in protecting consumers.
The left-wing activist umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan or New Patriotic Alliance) said protests will greet Clinton when she visits the Philippines next week.