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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Isang premyadong makata, mamamahayag, at manggagawang pangkultura, inialay ni Richard Regadillo Gappi (1971-2022) ang kaniyang sining sa pagsisilbi sa bayan. Naging masugid na kontributor ng bulatlat.com si Gappi, kilala rin sa palayaw na “Insad.”
By ROBERT ELARDO
A day after the May 9 elections, supporters of Leni Robredo, members of election watchdogs and progressive groups hold a symbolic protest in front of the Commission on Elections office in Manila against what they called as the ‘dirtiest’ election in recent years.
These three short documentaries show how the New Clark City, touted as the first green city in the country, has wreaked havoc on the livelihood of Ayta Hung-ey and on the environment. Their collective rights, particularly the right to their ancestral domain, have been deliberately violated.
Watch this festive gathering of #LeniKiko2022 supporters in Quezon City.
The Aytas in sitio Sapang Kawayan, barangay Ayanguren in Capas, Tarlac are defending their ancestral domain against the incursion of government agency and large corporations.