The indigenous groups aimed their protests against big businesses that continue to encroach into their lands, often harming their sources of life and livelihood, their very culture and the environment.
‘There is no such thing as clean coal, coal is still coal.’
By MARYA SALAMAT
VECO workers are being asked to explain why they had taken part in the May Day rally wearing their uniforms, and why they had hurled tomatoes at the picture of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III during the May 1 program.
By MARYA SALAMAT
When the collective bargaining negotiations reached an impasse on the issue of wage increases, the management isolated the union president, withheld union dues, and initiated punitive action against the workers who attended the recent May 1 rally.
By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch (nordis) Weekly BOKOD, Benguet – As the developers of Ambuklao dam extend a hand in partnership with the communities affected by their dam, the folk and local officials here urged the developers to address the issues which are traceable – and still un-addressed up to now- to the Ambuclao…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Philippines has the most expensive electricity rates in Asia, a study by International Energy Consultants (IEC) showed. The Philippines is also the only country with a privatized power industry and without government subsidy, according to IEC. Main Story: Epira, the culprit behind high power rates a>…
(Bulatlat.com) DAVAO City — Indigenous group KATRIBU Partylist together with environmentalist group PANALIPDAN Southern Mindanao and Tamugan Farmers Association (TAFA) held a protest action as part of its commemoration of the Earth Hour (March 27) and the World Water Day (March 22) at the Ponciano Rotonda fronting Post Office in this city today. They protested…