Tags: Pamalakaya

Fisherfolk tells Tourism Dept: ‘Hands off Gigantes Islands’

MANILA — The fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA-Pilipinas) slammed today the Department of Tourism (DOT) for citing the Gigantes Islands in Iloilo province for closure. On July 10, Director Helen Catalba of Department of Tourism (DOT) recommended the temporary closure of the establishments catering to the tourists visiting the island.…

Groups protest continuing invasion of China in West Philippine Sea

MANILA — Multisectoral groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) trooped in front of the Chinese Consulate in Makita on Feb. 10 to denounce the continuing invasion of the West Philippine Sea. China was reportedly building an airtstrip in the Philippine Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise. Progressive groups criticized the government for not protesting…

Navotas fisherfolk hold fluvial protest vs reclamation, demolition

A reclamation project threatens to bring loss of livelihood and homes to Navotas fisherfolk.