Here’s a journalist’s take on why SB19’s Mapa will always be a tearjerker.
While their reality seemed gloomy at the evacuation site, it was also where Salika Maguindanao co-founded the Maranao Collectible Service Cooperative, which has helped them preserve their tradition and provide a livelihood to those who lost their homes and livelihood to the Marawi Siege.
“It has been long proven by many scientists, experts, and fisherfolk that reclamation is catastrophic to marine and aquatic ecosystems. On top of its environmental impacts, reclamation entails massive displacement of fisherfolk and a consequent threat to local fish supply.”
Filipino teachers are seeking an additional P600 billion in funding for the Department of Education to address the shortages in facilities for a safe return of students to schools.
Dissent is ostracized and criminalized to isolate those who are defying and challenging the powers that be.
Tributes continue to pour for the late beauty queen and women’s rights activist Nelia Sancho, who passed away last week.
“DepEd wants a 21st-century learning but the support it is giving to teachers is still pegged from the old days.”
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With the memorandum submitted last week before the Bulacan court, the case is now deemed up for resolution.
Bulatlat has condemned this move as prior restraint against protected speech, adding that this is based on hearsay of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.
Malfunctioning vote-counting machines, long queues, and delayed polls are among the common issues faced here in Metro Manila as Filipinos cast their votes.
“It pains me to see (tarpaulins) of politicians and partylists claiming to represent our voices, even using images of nurses to boost their campaign. But the truth is, most of them were nowhere to be found when we were fighting for our rights and welfare,” Filipino nurse Pauline Budy said.