Local folks simultaneously do panag-aapoy (light a fire) on the graves of their departed relatives which gives a sight of bonfire across the cemetery. They believe that the fires give warmth and light to their departed loved ones. According to some community members, panag-aapoy is also a way of connecting to the souls of their ancestors.
Filipino farmers call for subsidy amid the influx of imported rice from other countries.
The artworks remind us that the poor of San Roque are human beings deserving of dignity.
Scenes of the United People’s Sona 2019.
A health worker of 18 years, union leader Eleazar Sobinsky shares why he is joining the United People’s SONA protest on Monday, July 22.
In this video, public school teacher Roel Mape shares how they carry out their commitment of providing quality education beyond the four walls of the classroom, including why they are joining this year’s United People’s SONA.
This week, Bulatlat looks back on the emancipation of slaves in New York City and the continuing struggle of the African American against racism, discrimination, and the curtailing of their rights.
This week, we look back on the historic Stonewall Riots that paved the way for the LGBTQI+ movement against gender-based violence, discrimination and other issues.
This Week, Bulatlat reflects on the so-called independence of the Philippines from foreign intervention.
This Week, Bulatlat looks back on the first ever recorded case of AIDS in the US and the continuing fight against discrimination and for right to health.
Bulatlat looks back on the birth anniversary of Fernando Amorsolo. Today, he continues to inspire artists to create pieces of art work that reflect the struggles and aspirations of the Filipino people