Some teachers received salaries amounting to only P200.
Day: October 24, 2017
Farmers are fast losing hope after President Duterte reneged on his promise to return the coco levy fund to small coconut farmers and there have been moves inside the Department of Agrarian Reform to reverse the administrative and department orders, favoring farmers, which were issued by former Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano.
Small fishers complain of extortion from local governments based on the Fisheries Code.
MANILA – In Batangas and Nueva Vizcaya, some communities live in fear these days of aerial bombing and military persecution just because they happen to live atop or near resource-rich lands which mining companies want to exploit. In a forum hosted by the Miriam College Environmental Studies Institute Monday, advocates for the environment discussed what…
The peasants’ call is the same: distribute land to the farmers and put an end to the killings of farmers and activists.
The president was depicted as a pest that ruins farmers’ lives. Other illustrations presented him as “Boy Ratrat”, a rat holding a rifle and “Bomba King”, a snail with a bomb as his shell – depicting the killings of farmers around the country, with victims now numbering to 91.