Filipinos in Dubai endured long hours under the glare of the desert sun just to cast their votes on the first day of overseas absentee voting.
By insisting COVID-19 vaccines remain under the control of big pharmaceutical companies under their TRIPS-mandated 20-year monopoly patents, the WTO has effectively restricted access to these life-saving vaccines especially for countries who need them the most.
Mimi Doringo of Kadamay said these community kitchens were a testament to the poor pandemic response of the government. They also coupled it with calls for better response as seen in Sitio San Roque.
While waiting for the government’s stingy and slow aid, they have to activate their survival mode by pooling their resources to help each other. All these, the people have to do amid militaristic community quarantines. And as they say when it rains it pours, calamities from typhoons, earthquakes, farm infestation, among others, did not stop afflicting communities.
Aside from the complainants, the NLRC decision bolstered the rest of the contractual ABS-CBN workers’ demands for regularization.
The peoples organizations and the NGOs are compelled to protect the environment because the government who should have been doing it is not really doing it.
“We have to fight for our sake. We cannot just wait for them to implement land reform because they will never do it willingly.”
“It is our mission to come together and strengthen our defense of the environment in peril.“
For all that it will destroy, Kaliwa dam will only produce 600 million liters of water daily. Yet, there are many alternative sources of water such as the 1.5 billion liters of water daily if government will rehabilitate the Wawa dam. By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – The government has not yet finished consulting with…
The initiative also calls attention to the preponderance of non-solutions to climate change being floated in global conferences that are supposed to find solutions.
“We are stronger together than when we are apart.”