Migrante International’s leader goes on leave as he turns 45.
Day: May 7, 2015
MANILA – Filipino journalists marked the World Press Freedom Day, May 6, with the theme “Walang tunay na kalayaan kung sikmura’y kumakalam” (No real freedom if the stomach is growling). Journalists and media workers gathered for a Press Jam at Ngongis Bar in Quezon City. Members of the Talents Association of GMA-7 (TAG) attended the…
“We cannot do anything. But just the same, this is completely a fabricated, planted and manufactured case. This is meant to demonize us and the mass movement.” — Benito Tiamzon
The Philippine government needs to get serious about protecting human rights defenders, and investigating those who threaten or attack them.
“President Aquino’s government abandons its responsibility to provide free education to the youth while pushing students to enroll in private schools, thus ensuring profits for private school administrators.”
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Filipinos are known for their hospitality. But hospitality and graciousness are not the only values being taught to Filipino children. Filipinos also value respect. Children could never tell their parents to “shut up” or “I hate you,” because that would be disrespectful. Filipinos use the term po, opo, manong, manang,…