A labor group assailed the Department of Finance’s proposed tax reform for the new administration, saying the government apparently does not care on people’s welfare.
Month: May 2022
Isang post-elections love note sa mga kaibigan
Read the English version: A post-elections love note to friends By DEE AYROSO
A post-elections love note to friends
Dear friends, what will you do in the next six years?
Fight continues for progressive party-lists facing disqualification cases
Progressive party-list groups vow to be voices of dissent in a chamber that will most likely be a rubber stamp of the incoming administration.
Salungguhit | The magic jump
By MAX SANTIAGO
Son of late dictator is the Philippines’ president-elect
“The Marcos restoration and Duterte extension are now complete. The people have no choice but to resist tyranny.”
‘Philippine courts must be ready for climate litigation’ – green groups
The Philippine courts have some catching up to do.
After 26 years, Marinduque court indicts Marcopper for worst mining disaster
“More than two decades in the making, the landmark case is a cautionary tale on how the Mining Act of 1995 and related policies have been lacking teeth and biased toward big businesses and their political sponsors.”
For the Agta-Dumagat-Remontado, forest honey is medicinal food, source of income
While it remains a seasonal livelihood, having a honey processing facility has helped honey hunters of Rizal a lot. Such development, however, is threatened by mega-projects like the Kaliwa Dam,
How did re-electionist party-lists vote on important bills?
While a 2013 Supreme Court decision ruled that the party-list system is no longer exclusive to marginalized and underrepresented sectors, many party-lists still run under a platform of representing various marginalized sectors.
In 2022 poll, party-lists still ‘backdoor’ for political dynasties
Instead of providing genuine representation for marginalized sectors, the party-list system has become a tool for political clans to remain in power.