“This evening, important sections of the opposition were able to unite – 1Sambayan, and the supporters of Vice President Leni, Sen. Kiko Pangilinan, and Makabayan. This is the new face ng our battle, where we will have more unified actions and cooperations that are more intense than before.”
Month: January 2022
Guards, armed goons open fire at Bulacan farmers
Security guards and armed goons opened fire at farmers in Sitio Ricafort, Barangay Tungkong Mangga, San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, according to Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas.
Groups laud election commissioner Guanzon’s vote to #DisqualifyMarcosJr
“Simply put, Marcos Jr. is a convicted criminal and a shameless liar who should not be allowed to run for public office, especially the highest and most powerful position in the land.”
Martial law spawned tyranny, plunder, rights groups tell Marcos Jr.
“We will never tire in reiterating that the hands of the Marcoses are bloodied and dirty.”
‘We are not immortals’ | Health workers hold protest over shortened gov’t isolation protocols, lack of benefits
The Alliance of Health Workers said health workers are human beings who need enough rest when they are tired and sick.
Baliksaysay | San Roque sa panahon ng matagalang pandemya
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…
Journalists question awarding of previous ABS-CBN frequencies to Duterte allies
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.
NUJP: Jail alleged mastermind behind the murder of journalist Gerry Ortega
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.
NUJP calls out Tiglao’s ‘malicious, irresponsible’ red-tagging of journalists
“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.”