The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, created under the Bangsamoro Organic Law, was inaugurated in Cotabato City yesterday. In the morning, the Bangsa-moro Transition Authority, the region’s interim government until the election of the Bangsamoro Parliament in 2022, convened, adopted its rules and elected its officers. Supposedly, in the afternoon the BARMM was to…
Month: March 2019
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is expected to promote international understanding and defend Philippine sovereignty. It is also tasked with protecting Filipinos abroad. In its dealings with other countries, it is of course assumed that the DFA will enhance and defend Philippine interests through diplomatic means. But equally important is its affirmation in word…
By DEE AYROSO
By DEE AYROSO
Marking the anniversary of the first ever internet connection in the Philippines, alternative media outifts are fighting back as they filed a civil complaint for damages against two companies found by experts to be the source of the relentless cyber-attacks against their websites. “This is definitely a first and it will serve as a testament…
Alternative media outfits identified two companies behind the intense cyber attacks against them since December.
“The youth should take part in the politics. We should not just settle and impose our criticisms through social media, it is not enough in this kind of political status, where there is a dictator. The youth must stand together and encourage other youth organizations to join the plight of the people.”
Despite the fact that time is ticking, she said, the paradigm shift from the Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals is not yet complete.
Gabriela Women’s Party, along with the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, has recently launched a series of video campaigns that are currently being aired on all cinemas nationwide tackling the need to break common and unfair gender stereotypes.
“Rather than push OFWs to pay for social security, the government should push the employers to pay and ensure their workers’ security.”
This week, the New People’s Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, will celebrate its 50th year anniversary.