‘Pagkat sinindihan ito
ng walang katapusang pagpupugay
ng mga sinamahan mo sa dilim
sila ang hanging magpapaningas
ng iyong krusada’t simulain.
“A sip of hot soup can recharge an exhausted body. But what if there is nothing to sip?”
According to Paris-based media watchdog, Duterte has used several weapons to wage “total war” against independent media.
A progressive teachers’ group hailed the decision of an Olongapo City prosecutor, saying this is a win against state terror.
A farmers’ group has expressed concerns over government programs and policies that have caused a decline in rice production under the Duterte administration – far from the supposed promise of prosperity for poor farmers and fisherfolk.
“It hurts to see our school built on our unity as a community being shut down. It hurts that they are not respecting our rights.”
ur country is stained with blood of innocent martyrs. Killings continue on a daily basis, with the perpetrators go unpunished. There is a time to mourn to honor the victims and there is a time to continue what the martyrs have started. And, as Jesus said to the little girl: “Talitha Koum!” (“Little girl, I say to you, GET UP!”), it is also time for us Christians and disciples of Christ to get up.
The last time I saw you was in a meeting for Hacienda Yulo. You were gaunt and tired from dialysis, and you arrived late in the afternoon when most of us had started in the morning. You could barely keep awake, and yet every time we suggested that you rest, you insisted that you stay in the meeting. “We have to finish this meeting,” you would always assert.
A Filipina domestic helper stranded in Saudi Arabia is asking the government to have her repatriated so she can undergo hemorrhoid surgery.
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.