Independent think-tank Ibon Foundation launched a campaign on peace talks awareness.
Bishop Carlo Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente remains committed to the church mission of working for the attainment of peace.
“We fear for the effects of war on the civilian population.”
Third time’s a charm for Davao del Norte farmers claiming their land.
MANILA – Progressive youth groups showed disgust over what they called “free tuition scam,” referring to the recently-released Implementing Rules and Regulation for the free tuition policy issued by the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) and the Department of Budget and Management. In a protest on Wednesday, May 10, students tore copies of the IRR…
“It’s discouraging. It’s like scrounging for alms from an institution which should actually provide free education.”
At the Tondo General Hospital, one ward, which has up to 80 patients, has only three nurses on duty.
Low wages, loans, and underemployment plague women in the labor force.
Labor Day became the venue for a show of force of workers and the urban poor, with 35,000 demonstrators gathered in Liwasang Bonifacio, and 80,000 more in the regions.
Most women land jobs with low salaries and no security.
“We call for the abrogation of neoliberal policies on education, which have turned even public schools into moneymaking ventures in collusion with the World Bank and other foreign entities.”