“De Castro will have to credibly address uncomplimentary views about her independence and impartiality.”
Month: August 2018
By DEE AYROSO
LIVING in the Philippines has always been challenging and difficult for many Filipinos. But never since the Marcos dictatorship has it been more dangerous than today for Lumad, dissenters, women, human rights defenders and the poor. In response to life’s daily perils, some 20% of the population — or roughly 20 million men and women…
After threatening to resign last week in an outburst of exasperation and claiming to be tired, he now says, “No, I will not resign!” Yes, he acknowledges that he wouldn’t be able to fulfill his campaign promises to end the long-festering problems of illegal drugs, criminality, and corruption even beyond his six-year term. He has…
A barangay councilor who were with the victims at the time of the incident said that Gilbert Labial saw the assailant on their way home but were trapped and repeatedly shot by the assasins.
“I want to see them rot in jail. These officers, owing from their corrupt institution, were cruel. They do not respect people or care about rights; they will surely do this again to someone else if given the opportunity, falsely charging another person for money.”
The film made by Mindanaons (Director Arbi Barbarona hails from Davao) and portrayed by the Lumad themselves is enough representative of the Southern Filipino narrative located amid the hotbed of rebellion.
In Philippine politics, when corrupt politicians want the people to move on, what they mean is they want their crimes forgotten.
‘Something fishy in galunggong importation’ | Fisherfolk group warns of impact of fish importation on prices, food production and security
Citing the experience with rice importation, PAMALAKAYA warns that contrary to government claims, starting fish importation would eventually increase prices of fish and would not prevent shortages.
Respondents in the complaint “were not identified to have personally attacked the complainants and there is no evidence showing that force employed, if there was any, by any respondent is of a serious character.”
“Sa Digma ng Halimaw is a collaboration not only between us theater practitioners but more importantly, with them who have told us their stories and allowed us to retell them- they are the heart of the play.”