Day: July 29, 2020

Labor group denounces red-tagging, fake surrenderees

“P/Brig. Gen. Vicente D. Danao, Jr. and Lt. Gen. Antonio G. Parlade, Jr. are profiting off fake surrender ceremonies while also discrediting legitimate organizations like Pamantik-KMU,” the group said.“They are even rewarding turncoats like Raffy Baylosis, who find ‘surrenderees’ from wherever they could so they could profit off them, by giving them a share in stealing taxpayers’ money.”

SAP exaggerated, millions left behind

  The inadequacy of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) underscores the government’s failure to address the plight of the most vulnerable Filipinos in the time of COVID-19. Related story: With P606B budget for COVID-19 response, aid largely unfelt By XANDRA LIZA C. BISENIO Ibon Foundation It has been over 130 days since the start of…