January 15, 2015 Dearest Pope Francis, Bienvenido! Benvenuto! Vi diamo il benvenuto con il collettivo abbraccio di maggioranza dellafilippina donne nelle Filippine We thank you for coming to personally extend your compassion to a suffering people in the aftermath of the Yolanda disaster. May your visit pave the way for your deeper understanding of the…

Dear Pope Francis, ¡Bienvenido a las Filipinas! Welcome to the Philippines! By now, I’m sure you’re already flooded with messages poured upon you by my fellow Filipinos. Thus, my voice will be just another amongst the crowd. My voice comes from a place of complex stories, identities, ideologies, and perspectives. I am an agnostic theist.…

Press Release Artists such as renowned lights designer Katsch Catoy, filmmaker Adjani Arumpac and Brandon Relucio, theater artist Noel Taylo, theater artist and dancer Edwin Quinsayas, visual artist Rowena Bayon, graphic artists Tom Estrera III and Jennifer Padilla, musician and video editor RJ Mabilin, musician Louie Eslao and theater and film artist Bonifacio Ilagan collaborated…

PRESS RELEASE Rights All­You­Can is a human rights literacy campaign which seeks to encourage Filipinos, especially college students, to take an active role towards human rights education. The two-­week series of activities will culminate with a forum that will tackle human rights, its legal bases, and how its reportage in the media. It is the…

Post your latest Selfie vs MRT/LRT fare hike, consumers group urge riding public

MANILA — In a protest rally on various train stations all over Metro Manila this Monday, consumers group, #StrikeTheHike and progressive coalition, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-National Capital Region (BAYAN-NCR) added another form of protest against the looming implementation of the P10 fare hikes on MRT and LRT. People opposed to train fare hikes who cannot attend…

For immediate release February 23, 2013 Environmental and women’s groups are demanding ”justice beyond monetary compensation” for the USS Guardian’s grounding of the Tubbataha Reef National Park, saying that the incident is a blatant example of US disrespect for Philippine patrimony and natural resources. “We want indemnification beyond financial compensation, the prosecution of liable officials…