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.
Pandemic Treaty for whom?
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.
Community kitchens feed the hungry during lockdown
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.
Community kitchens serve warm meals, show govt negligence
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.
Return-to-work, regularization of contractuals on hold with ABS-CBN franchise renewal
Aside from the complainants, the NLRC decision bolstered the rest of the contractual ABS-CBN workers’ demands for regularization.
Palawan para-enforcers protecting the last ecological frontier
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.
Success in sustainable bungkalan farming in Mindanao hailed at national confab
“We have to fight for our sake. We cannot just wait for them to implement land reform because they will never do it willingly.”
Honoring environmental warriors, green groups launch Envidefcon
“It is our mission to come together and strengthen our defense of the environment in peril.“
DENR questioned on ‘highly irregular’ environmental clearance for Kaliwa Dam
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…
Manila Initiative urges real solutions to climate crisis
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.
US, Philippine BPO workers form solidarity for workers rights
“We are stronger together than when we are apart.”