BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO For the UP community, the word shopping is not a verb but a noun with a capital S for Shopping. It is our beloved Shopping Center that we also call SC. But the tongue-in-cheek culture of UP Diliman campus prefers “Shopping.” Let me tell you why. When I was a…
Month: March 2018
Seven months since Republic Act 10931 was signed by President Duterte, still no Implementing Rules and Regulations.
“The threat of depletion of fish and degradation of marine resources is highly prevalent due to conversion and reclamation projects that destroy its natural ecology.”
By ANINAW PRODUCTIONS The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Negros, as well as residents residing in the alleged encounter site, refuted military claims that the six individuals arrested in Mabinay, Negros Oriental last Saturday are members of the New People’s Army (NPA). “Si Myles Albasin kag ang iban nga mga kaupdanan nga pamatan-on…
‘The management of J.E. Abraham C. Lee Construction and Development Inc. as well as DOLE and Cebu City LGU have fallen short in ensuring safety of the workers.’
It looks like gold, shimmers like gold. But scrape its surface off and it’s just muck. Like Duterte’s promised ‘change.’
Cha-cha seeks to constitutionalize the Mining Act’s FTAA scheme that allows 100% foreign ownership and large-scale extraction of our mineral resources.
This regime labels people who serve the very same people it deprives of life, living wage, and social services as “terrorist” without showing us the way to move the country forward. The term “reactionary state” is crystallized in this government’s perpetuation of violence –Martial Law, war on drugs, criminalization of dissent, neoliberal economic policies, and its active campaign for misogyny.
Proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution expand and deepen the control and scope allowed for foreign businesses.
“We were forced to accept the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion [TRAIN] program, and now they want us to accept charter change, too.”
“The problem with the current NFA is that it is remiss on its mandate to ensure food security.”