Yes, there were some progressive young people gathering in Manila and it was a progressive regional meeting as well. IUSY Asia-Pacific Committee Meeting, which held last week in Manila was a meeting involved significant discussion and debate on the IUSY Asia-Pacific theme 2006- Decent work – Decent life. The representatives of IUSY member organizations from Malaysia, Thailand, Mongolia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Philippines were actively attended the meeting. There were also few representatives of the IUSY presidium from Norway and Sweden as well. Thomas and I were represented Dapsy to attend the meeting this year. It was of cause a pleasant and fruitful trip for me.