A Filipina domestic helper stranded in Saudi Arabia is asking the government to have her repatriated so she can undergo hemorrhoid surgery.
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The conditions under which Alexandra lived, grew up and struggled have molded her character but it is also in this context that mythical creatures are enabled to rouse the viewer’s consciousness about the current state of Philippine society. Undeniably, Trese is rich in contemporary social realities that resonate with ordinary Filipinos.
A World Bank study found that children’s feces are potentially riskier than adult feces due to higher prevalence of diarrhea and pathogens.
Kabayanihan ng Moro at katutubo: Pagpupugay sa kanilang malayang komunidad sa harap ng kolonyal na paghahari ng Espanya sa Pilipinas
Ang mga malalayang komunidad na matagumpay na nagdepensa sa lupang ninuno at kasarinlan ay naging biktima ng diskriminasyon at pagpapabaya matapos italaga ang Republika ng Pilipinas. Dapat lamang magkaisa ang mamamayang Bangsa Moro, mga Lumad, mga mamamayang Cordillera at iba pang mga katutubo sa buong kapuluan na matagal nang nag-ukit ng tagumpay sa ating kasaysayan. Sapagkat sila ay mga bayani at martir sa pagpapasya-sa-sarili laban sa kolonyalismo at mga lokal nilang kasapakat.
The NDFP bewailed that their enemies are using the deaths of the Absalons to blur distinctions between banned and allowable landmines.
“This bike rally sends a clear and colorful message to the public that any person, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE), must not be subjected to any form of discrimination and violence.”
The National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates (Nnara Youth) said that under the Duterte administration, 42 of the 326 farmers killed and 63 of the 80 political prisoners jailed are women.
“Despite the government’s unpreparedness for a safe return to school in this pandemic, the government continues to undermine the state of education by intensifying militarization in indigenous communities and schools.”
“Why would you file a case against a person who has been afflicted by the virus when the government response has been slow and marred with wrong priorities?”
In sharp contrast to the biblical times, lives lost today were unholy sacrifices to the altar of greed, corruption (abuse of power), and injustices. These aren’t celebrated, but mourned. These aren’t lifted up to the skies, but buried with the heaviest burdens in our hearts.
It validates the enduring legacy of our anti-colonial heroes who sought to unite the nation by waging a war for independence.