By JUBERT CABREZOS From the moment I cried in the airport, Seven years have passed But I still cry that you’re not home. I am forced to learn a little about basketball Without you. Seven years have passed And mama was still trying to be a father While cooking our favorite adobo. I am forced…
Day: July 2, 2016
The NUJP called on the new chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to immediately look into the likely involvement of police officers in the recent attacks against journalists in Surigao and Digos, especially in the spirit of Director General Ronald dela Rosa’s vow that his leadership will be “relentless in internal cleansing efforts.”
“The Cojuangco-Aquinos are far worse than drug lords, they are a feudal lord family, they victimize, not individuals, but generations of farmers, and their crime is the mother of all social cancers and injustice in the country, tyrannical monopoly control over vast tracks of land.
Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate hopes that in contrast to former President Aquino’s veto of the proposed bill, newly installed President Duterte’ support will generate the needed push to finally make the P2,000 SSS pension hike a law.
Urban poor groups are calling for a stop to the demolition of informal settler communities, and to hold former President Benigno Aquino III accountable for the destruction and violence.
“We hope that under President Duterte, destructive mining operations will stop because we have felt the bad effects of mining.”
Rodrigo Duterte begins his six-year term as the 16th president of the Philippines today, having been borne to that post by mass discontent with the Aquino administration and his own incessant theme of putting an end to both corruption and criminality within months. Duterte was elected by some 16 million voters among a field of…
Formally speaking as President of the Philippines soon after making his oath of office last Thursday, Rodrigo R. Duterte made it abundantly clear that “Malasakit, Tunay na Pagbabago” (Compassion, Real Change) define the character and direction of his administration. He emphasized that he had articulated these battlecries during the presidential campaign “in behalf of the…
Teachers who wanted to remain in the college would be rehired as contractual employees to teach in senior high school with lower salaries and less benefits.
“With these reports coming directly from our affected faculty, we have seen that K to 12 is an assault on job security, the right to decent salary and benefits, and other rights of labor.”