“With many considering the next national elections as a make-or-break scenario for the Philippines, it is thus crucial to make sure that the right to vote is exercised properly and that clean and fair polls have to be observed as best as possible. “
“If they can’t adhere to the most basic operational and security hygiene, how can they be trusted with handling the data of millions of Filipinos?”
Ang Pahayagang Plaridel expressed that BayLayn 2021 is aimed at honing and expanding the awareness of student journalists in the country by discussing issues related to critical and active journalism.
Former Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio said that Filipinos deserve and should demand a president who puts Filipinos first and foremost and who’s willing to defend the Philippine sovereignty.
They called for financial aid, mass testing, vaccination and to stop attacks on urban poor.
SAKA called for PHP10,000 financial aid to public, workers’ PHP100 wage relief, a PHP15,000 production subsidy for food security frontliners, free mass testing, protection of community pantries and the assertion of PH sovereignty.
Author Luz Maranan said it was important to highlight Dulag’s story as his life embodied not just the fight of the Cordillera people but what it meant to be a hero nowadays, for having defeated a dictator and a destructive project like the Chico Dam.
In a statement, urban poor group Kadamay said police presence is “definitely not needed” in the community pantries, adding that their atrocious record will scare away people who badly need food.
More than a year after the Philippine government first imposed strict lockdown to “contain” COVID-19 transmission, more and more jeepney drivers still plea for financial aid as most of them have yet to recover from the hunger and poverty brought by the government’s COVID-19 response. By REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA — His jeepney and a…
“Such lewd posts and comments circulating in male-dominated online hubs and cycling communities are clearly indications of the deep-seated sexism and objectification of women in our society that should never be tolerated.”
In time for the Catholic tradition of fasting during the Holy Week, a peasant advocates group led a protest action assailing how the government “has virtually imposed hunger on the poor and the marginalized amid the apparent absence of any concrete plans for economic relief and the strengthening of the public health system.”