‘Pres. Duterte and FM Kono did not discuss their accountability and Japanese fruit company Sumifru in the violation of workers’ rights.’
Despite the people’s success in bringing home the Balangiga bells, much need to be done to cure ourselves of historical amnesia. — ACT Teachers Partylist
Sy may indeed be a hardworking man. But so are his conglomerate’s employees. With Sy’s determined use of neoliberal policies such as contractualization, the fruits of tens of thousands of his employees’ hard work go largely to his companies’ profits. Here lies the unheralded side of his Forbes-topping net worth, the secret to his centavo to billion peso taipan tale and why labor groups are raising their placards to hail the Endo King.
The MANGGAGAWA Partylist asks the COMELEC to act toward ensuring the main objective of the partylist system is met — allow marginalized groups such as the workers to expand their political participation .
“There are technological solutions it could implement to prevent data corruption.”
‘There is no real rehabilitation if the Manila Bay ends up with profit-driven corporations.’
“There are many ways those ‘hostaged’ passport data may be used to the disadvantage of the owners of the data.”
State workers blame the delay in budget approval on government officials “asserting their selfish interest and also on wrong budget policies.”
With global warming and climate change, normal or extra-strong typhoons are becoming more disastrous than ever, offering more pressing reasons not to destroy the remaining forest and watershed to build unnecessary mega-dams.
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