“The government’s inaction on our plight is unacceptable. But still, we are committed to continue serving our people wholeheartedly with the highest degree of responsibility and efficiency.”
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The affected residents are now staying in the streets amid the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.
Women’s group Gabriela said that military deployment is not the answer to prevent the pandemic, and instead called on the government to provide free, accessible healthcare and concrete solutions for the marginalized sectors which are the most affected in this situation.
Labor groups and other progressive organizations held a protest action today outside the House of Representatives March 3, demanding the scrapping of Anti-Terror Bill.
MANILA – Progressives and press freedom advocates held a protest action today, Feb. 26, outside the Supreme Court, where an urgent quo warranto petition against ABS-CBN is currently lodged. The protest action is part of the continuing call for the franchise renewal of one of the biggest media network amid the shrinking democratic space in…
“The fisherfolk would be at the front-line casualties of this looming ecological disaster, thus, we are demanding the Duterte government to address this with urgency and decisively by halting environmentally critical projects that would aggravate the impacts of climate change.”
Davao City police blocked the media trying to enter the gates of United Church of Christ in the Philippines in Haran, Davao City. This was after some 50 men wielding bolos, members of the paramilitary group Alamara, began tearing down the fence of the UCCP’s Haran Center on Saturday morning.
MANILA — Rank and file employees of television giant ABS-CBN joined the second Black Friday protest calling for their franchise renewal. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) organized the said nationwide silent protest and candle lighting on Jan. 24. Dressed in black and holding a tarpaulin bearing the call, #YEStoABSCBNFranchiseRenewal, members of…
“The NDF greets the CPP in its ability to stay strong despite continuing attack and urges the people of the Southern Tagalog region to rise up and join the struggle.”
MANILA- “We are unstoppable, a better world is possible!” Filipino youths chanted as they marched in a lantern parade calling for climate justice in the streets of Manila, early this evening. Dubbed the “Global Climate Strike: Pailaw sa Kalikasan,” the Christmas-themed activity is part of the coordinated actions held worldwide on Nov. 29. Some 300…
The groups said the P55 million ($982,323) spent for a cauldron in the SEA Games could have been used for life-saving purposes such as full-course of anti-TB medicines for 12,500 patients; one session of hemodialysis for 14,285 patients; CT scan for 6,250 patients; 161 units of mechanical ventilators/respirators, among others.