“With government pronouncements that the influx of 100 new projects would generate P21 billion ($433 million) worth of revenue, it is estimated that this will cost around P210 billion ($4.3 billion) worth of minerals that will be shipped offshore instead of circulated in the domestic economy.”
Day: April 22, 2021
OFW group slams ‘gov’t inefficiency’ over long quarantines
Migrante said that Duterte and Bello failed to address the government’s inefficiency in conducting and releasing the results of the PCR test which is what leads to prolonged quarantine periods and additional costs.
Community Pantry Ph: Hugpungan ng ginhawa at pag-iral ng use value
Sa pagsulpot ng mga Community Pantry sa buong kapuluan, nagkaroon ng bagong hugpungan o pagkakatagpo-tagpo. Sa hugpungang ito, matingkad ang diwa ng kolektibismo na may potensyal na makipagtalaban sa gutom, karahasan at pandemya. Litaw rin ang materyal na pag-iral ng use value (laban sa exchange value) upang makamtan ng mamamayan ang kanilang mga pangangailangan.
Urban poor group raises funds for bail of arrested community organizer
Urban poor group Kadamay is currently pooling legal funds for an arrested community organizer who has yet to post bail amounting to P140,000 ($2,900) over what they said were politically motivated cases.
‘Include elderly and sick inmates in vaccine priority list’
“No prisoner can be safe from the rising threats of the highly contagious disease inside the world’s most overcrowded and ill-equipped prison facilities with the most haphazard policies.”
Community pantries: Filipinos’ response to government inaction
“Going deeper from our culture of Bayanihan, community pantries are sprouting because the masses are well aware of the inutility of the Duterte administration to provide socio-economic aid and medical solutions amidst this global pandemic.”
Not your usual kwentong barbero: Real tales during lockdowns
Macky said that a P50 haircut may provide them their lunch, but better governance through the unity of the people is the key to keep their business stay afloat.