The so called Balikatan War Games involving more than 12,200 U.S. troops are being held in the Philippines until April 28, of which Renato Reyes said: “We are not in favor of escalating the armed conflict between the U.S. and China…We are for Philippine sovereignty.”
TEKA SANDALI | Ano nga ba ang EDCA?
Malacañang recently announced the four new sites for the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), a treaty that the progressives dubbed as lop-sided for the Philippines. In this episode, we unpack what deals may burden the Filipino people and its violent nature.
SINGKWENTA | Si Ma. Ceres Doyo sa panahon ng Batas Militar
Ginamit ang Batas Militar ng diktaduryang Ferdinand Marcos Sr. upang supilin ang katotohanan at subukang patahimikin ang mga tagapag-ulat nito. Makalipas ang 50 taon, nagbago man ng anyo, ay ganito pa rin ang kalagayan.
For now, jeepneys have returned to the streets of the Philippine capital. But all eyes are still on how the Marcos Jr. administration will proceed from the dialogue held with transport leaders.
PODCAST: OFWs are rising
In this podcast-documentary, let us hear the stories of migrant Filipinos who continue to soldier on despite the personal struggles that they have to go through.
TEKA SANDALI | Ano nga ba ang kalagayan ng karapatang pantao sa ilalim ng administrasyong Marcos Jr?
Extrajudicial killings, fabricated charges, arbitrary arrests and detentions, red-tagging, and other human rights violations continue under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s administration.
TEKA SANDALI | Pamahalaan, wala na bang magagawa sa tumataas na presyo ng bilihin?
The overwhelming price increase continues to cripple millions of Filipino families, with inflation climbing to 7.7% in October 2022, the highest rate since the last decade.
Children in conflict with the law need restoration, not retribution — in photos
The juvenile system in the country continues to lack facilities that could accommodate and properly rehabilitate children in conflict with the law. Organizations like the People’s Recovery, Empowerment, Development Assistance Foundation Inc. (PREDA) step up to provide facilities.
TEKA SANDALI | Bakit wala pa ring cabinet secretary ang DOH at DA?
It has been nearly five months since Marcos Jr. was inaugurated as president but the Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture have yet to have full-time secretaries.
TEKA SANDALI | Sim Card Registration Law, naipasa na
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signed the SIM Card Registration Act (SCRA) as his first law, mandating the public to register their SIM with their telco companies to allegedly fight text scams. However, IT experts and progressives decry the impending privacy risks, logistical difficulties, and financial costs to marginalized groups.
TEKA SANDALI | Nasaan na ang pangakong allowance para sa health workers?
The Filipino nurses continue to call for the release of the remaining allowances, salary hikes for health workers, and the priority of the health sector under Marcos Jr.’s administration. This was after their initial victory of the promised COVID-19 health allowances approved by the Department of Budget and Management.