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Things I Forgot to Say This Past Election

We seem to be in the midst of a post-election hangover. That means I’m lucky enough to fill in the gaps left by my previous articles. 588 more words

Philippine Politics

To Mr. President, Thank You.

Most of us never believed him. I remember many times people were cringing when they hear his sister wear a splash of bright yellow on Philippine television, with her voice that 99.9% of the nation recognizes. 259 more words


change has arrived - PDI uses the word "fuck" on its front page, a first in PHL journalism

today, June 3, 2016 is a news day in the philippines. you may not feel it yet but you can certainly read it off at today’s issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. 438 more words

Noynoy Aquino

KASTAN CPA-Abra calls on the Duterte administration to uphold human rights

The Abra-based group and provincial chapter of the Cordillera People’s Alliance, Kakailian Salakniban Tay Amin a Nagtaudan (KASTAN CPA-Abra) said today that they call on President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s administration to promote unity and human rights, and ensure that justice is served to the victims of human rights violations in past administrations. 386 more words

Increase in sugar workers’ benefits reveals gov’t inefficiency in handling sugar levy fund

The recent announcement of outgoing Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz that there would be an increase of Php 3,000 for the maternity and death benefits of the sugar workers under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) in the sugar industry only underscores the fact that more and more of the workers are not able to avail of their Cash Bonus Funds (CBF). 485 more words


Luisita farmers vow to revive massacre case vs Gen. Visaya, BS Aquino

Farmworkers slammed Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya for his desperate ploy to wash his hands of responsibility in the Hacienda Luisita massacre so as to stay as top contender as chief of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) under the administration of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte. 572 more words


Luisita massacre Gen. Visaya deserves to be in jail with Aquino – agriworkers — UMA Pilipinas

Agricultural workers under the national federation Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) added their voices to human rights defenders urging President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to drop Gen.

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