With the Philippine government set to provide the next wave of aid for pandemic-hit Filipinos, residents of urban poor community Payatas in Quezon City said they received none since March.
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Retrenched employees came with their handmade placards.
MANILA – Public school teachers’ group stormed Department of Education (DepEd) head office in Pasig City on Tuesday, June 9. The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) criticized DepEd for not addressing the widening gap in the education in the new mode of learning delivery in this academic year 2020-2021. The DepEd maintains that it will…
“Helping one another is very important during these times. Many have lost their sources of livelihood due to the lockdown.”
“The government’s inaction on our plight is unacceptable. But still, we are committed to continue serving our people wholeheartedly with the highest degree of responsibility and efficiency.”
The affected residents are now staying in the streets amid the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.
Women’s group Gabriela said that military deployment is not the answer to prevent the pandemic, and instead called on the government to provide free, accessible healthcare and concrete solutions for the marginalized sectors which are the most affected in this situation.
Labor groups and other progressive organizations held a protest action today outside the House of Representatives March 3, demanding the scrapping of Anti-Terror Bill.
MANILA – Progressives and press freedom advocates held a protest action today, Feb. 26, outside the Supreme Court, where an urgent quo warranto petition against ABS-CBN is currently lodged. The protest action is part of the continuing call for the franchise renewal of one of the biggest media network amid the shrinking democratic space in…
“The fisherfolk would be at the front-line casualties of this looming ecological disaster, thus, we are demanding the Duterte government to address this with urgency and decisively by halting environmentally critical projects that would aggravate the impacts of climate change.”
Davao City police blocked the media trying to enter the gates of United Church of Christ in the Philippines in Haran, Davao City. This was after some 50 men wielding bolos, members of the paramilitary group Alamara, began tearing down the fence of the UCCP’s Haran Center on Saturday morning.