By ANNE MARXZE D.UMIL
“The RH bill has many positive provisions that may be put to waste if the population control menace continues to overshadow the bill’s essence. As we work to strengthen the public and fellow legislators’ appreciation of such good provisions, we shall nonetheless refuse to make the RH bill a platform for population control.
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Their wages and benefits have been kept low; their past union presidents have been bought; but their awareness about genuine trade unionism has kept them fighting. See related story: Media outfit accused of diverting profits at the expense of workers By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Media workers of the Philippine Journalists Inc. (PJI),…
It seems that even the dead is not spared. On the first anniversary of his death, Rogelio Galit’s family received a subpoena from the provincial prosecutor’s office in San Pablo City.
By MARYA SALAMAT
A 2008 study of the Consumers Action for Empowerment and the Health Action Information Network concluded that a single course of antibiotics amounts to three days’ worth of wages; not much has improved since then.
By KRIZZIA DALE A. VILLAFLOR Bulatlat.com It was 4 p.m. when, as was my habit, I entered the Ayala-owned Trinoma mall via the North Avenue station of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) en route to an FX taxi station. At the mall’s activity center though, a big white announcement for a job fair caught my attention.…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Even the University of the Philippines effectively raised its tuition by changing the “default bracket” of students to P1,000 to P1,500 per semester.