When once Philippine jeepneys were iconic testaments to Filipino ingenuity, resourcefulness and folk art, the erstwhile “King of the Road” is now derided by government as a backward and inefficient mode of mass transport, polluting and unsafe, their drivers an undisciplined lot commonly viewed as perennial violators of traffic rules and regulations. Thus the need…
Soldiers harass the brother of slain Lumad leader Gilbert Paborada who replaced him as leader of his group.
A reclamation project threatens to bring loss of livelihood and homes to Navotas fisherfolk.
As landlessness and other root causes of poverty remain unaddressed, the greatest irony persists: that those who work hard to produce food have nothing to put on their own plates.
By RENAN ORTIZ
Whether they’re in the opposition or administration side, the distinguished senators of this endangered Republic, who’re otherwise hopelessly fractious, share one thing: their hatred for “fake news” — and a consequent, irrepressible urge to penalize its disseminators. That’s what last week’s hearings on the subject led by the Senate Committee on Public Information and Mass…
Various groups lambasted the mall conglomerate for exploitation of workers.
For more than 30 years, BTL farmers have been in a deadlock with the CMU administration over 517 hectares of land.
“We call on him to tell us where Jonas is.”
“We will still find Jonas.” — Edita Burgos
Some 5,000 peasants will gather in Cebu City from Oct. 17 to 20 to bring the issues of hunger, land and justice.