A proposed law threatens to further privatize social services through government deals with profit-driven companies.
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“To call it a ‘long overdue decision’ is an understatement. Raymond Manalo has been denied justice many times over, and this Ombudsman decision, while it establishes accountability through prosecution of Palparan et al, is also a testament to the failings of the current justice and social system.”
Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan failed to get the court to grant him temporary release.
A leader of small-scale miners opposed to open-pit mine in Pantukan survives a gun assault.
“Twenty nine years ago, genuine land reform was the demand of Filipino farmers. Today, nine out of ten farmers do not own the land they till.” – KMP chairperson Rafael Mariano
“Our only wish is for the case against her recruiters in Baloc trial court to proceed faster, and for her to go home this 2016.”
“His plight, and that of many political prisoners, shows us the continuing injustice prevailing under the Aquino regime.”
MANILA – As campaign season for the upcoming elections near, workers and labor advocates celebrated the 83rd birthday of Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran, labor leader and former representative of Anakpawis and Bayan Muna, with calls to candidates to emulate his shining example. In a solemn ceremony held at Plaza Miranda where the city government of…
Labor department’s decisions ordering the Lucio Tan company to regularize workers have yet to be enforced.
Whatever you call it — moratorium, postponement, suspension or not a priority — the net effect is that there will be no execution until further notice.”
“APEC is making the lives of Filipinos more difficult, and that’s just a preview of the greater difficulties that it will bring in the coming years.”