The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported a 6.5 magnitude earthquake with Eastern Samar as the epicenter at 1:37 PM today, April 23. The latest earthquake was felt in Catbalogan City, Leyte and Tacloban City, which bore the brunt of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 and the other typhoons and crop infestations that followed.…
“If the government doesn’t want us to give services to victims of human rights violations, that is no justification to open us to attacks.”
“Why is the president putting much more store into this foreign intelligence body than that of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) which denied there was such an Oust Duterte plot?”
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“The problem is that President Rodrigo Duterte chooses to act on other policies such as the haphazard conversion of lands and waters to pave the way for ‘Build, Build, Build’ economic projects instead.”
“Increasing the national minimum wage is possible and not something that will burden the businesses.
“He died due to the intensified militarization, bombing and strafing of the indigenous communities.”
Despite the fact that time is ticking, she said, the paradigm shift from the Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals is not yet complete.
“Unionism is not terrorism.”
“It is sad because they are prioritizing the “squabble over the pork-laden budget” rather than ensuring that government is providing fast and reliable public services.”
“The Duterte administration is exploiting the vulnerability of Metro Manila residents who are justly demanding accessible and efficient water services.”
Unionists have defended their protest camp from at least four instances of forced demolition while in Manila.