By DELIA D. AGUILAR and E. SAN JUAN, JR. Manipulating the mid-term May 13, 2019 elections, Philippine strong-man Rodrigo Duterte has finally seized full control of the State apparatus. He captured the last institution, the Senate, to guarantee absolute power (after removing an independent chief justice of the Supreme Court), with the election of his…
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PH justice system ‘broken but mendable,’ lawyer-senatorial aspirants say
“It is not just an issue of poverty but also of the president’s intolerance of dissent.”
Children rights groups urge electoral candidates to address Filipino children’s needs
Approximately 4 million Filipino children are out of school while a staggering 2.1 million children are employed in informal or manual work to contribute to their family’s low income.
#Election2019 | Former police chief called out over ‘unacceptable’ remarks vs. women
“Passing this off as a joke and laughing matter further normalizes sexual harassment against women! Filipinos dont need an electoral candidate that has a foul mouth and disrepects women,” Kontra Bastos sa Eleksyon said.