Known for his sharp memory, Ka Paeng admitted that he deliberately memorized the facts and figures about agrarian reform programs of all the administrations.
Day: June 29, 2016
“Change is not served on the table. In reality, we should fight for genuine change.”
The World Bank report noted that around three-quarters of all jobs and two-thirds of urban jobs in the Philippines are informal. Among wage workers, 6 out of 10 are hired informally, it said. “Informal wage workers lack employment contracts and social insurance, and are not protected against unfair dismissal.”
“We welcome Duterte’s vow to stop contractualization. We have yet to see him keep his promise.”
The lightning protest at this year’s UP graduation commemorated the 10th year of disappearance of Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño.
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