The Alliance of Health Workers said health workers are human beings who need enough rest when they are tired and sick.
Sa isang makabuluhang pag-aaral sa kasaysayan ng mga pandemya, sinabi ng historyador na si William H. McNeill sa Plagues and Peoples (1976) na makabuluhan ang papel na ginagampanan ng pagkalat ng mga nakahahawang sakit sa kinahinatnan ng mga kalagayang panlipunan. Ang pangkapangyarihan at panlipunang pagbabagong idinulot ng sabay-sabay at malawakang pagkakasakit ng malaking bilang ng…
Filipino journalists are questioning the selling of the broadcasting frequencies that were formerly assigned to ABS-CBN, one of the country’s biggest media networks that was shutdown by President Duterte.
Amid railroading of Kaliwa Dam construction, public urged to vote leaders who respect Dumagat rights
An environmental group is urging the Filipino people to elect leaders who will respect the rights of the indigenous peoples as the Philippine government continues to railroad the construction of the controversial Kaliwa Dam.
Fishers’ group urges gov’t to lift closed fishing season, control market prices amid importation plans
A fishers group has called for government intervention in controlling the price of round scad or galunggong and to lift the closed fishing season to address the alleged shortage of fish in the market.
Filipino journalists continue their search for justice for slain journalist and environmentalist Gerry Ortega, 11 years after he was gunned down in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
“It is not only untrue, it also perpetuates the dangerous narrative that journalists are communists or rebel sympathizers for reporting that (which) does not parrot what the government says. It (is) also the kind of labeling that has raised concerns over how the Anti-Terrorism Act will be implemented.”
Instead of implementing a restrictive and discriminating policy, the Move as One Coalition said the Philippine government should instead focus on ensuring proper ventilation in public transport and terminals, increasing public transport supply and allowing more public transport to operate, increasing the budget and distributing the financial aid for 2022, and the monitoring of the minimum public health standards.
Well thought-out, pro-active policies based on informed and rigorous analysis could have helped the country navigate the treacherous waters of the pandemic from its very onset in 2020. The need for them was especially evident during the last quarter of 2021, as well as at the present time. But they are precisely what were and are still missing in the far from strategic and purely reactive government response to the pandemic.
In this regard, Marcos Jr. is no different from Duterte, Pilgrims for Peace noted. They called on peace advocates to “exert all efforts to prevent a return to power of the Marcoses.”
Ang tunay na pagbangon mula sa isang krisis kailanman ay hindi maaaring gawin ng may pagkakanya-kanya. Tulad ng pagharap natin sa pandemya, hindi maaaring kumain at uminom ang iba habang patuloy ang pagdurusa ang marami.