President Rodrigo Duterte addresses the nation midnight of March 30. (Photo from RTVM) As we witness the excruciatingly slow and inefficient governance of this administration, more lives are on the line – not only due […]
As a sea of clamoring Filipinos gathered around the monument of Andres Bonifacio on March 8 International Working Women’s Day, I floated towards a woman clad in red, a placard in hand, with truths to […]
An alliance of doctors and health workers urges the Department of Health (DOH) to set up a minimum of one testing center per region to speed up the testing for COVID-19.
Groups renewed calls for the release of political prisoner Reina ‘Ina’ Nacino, who is now in the fifth month of her pregnancy. Nacino has spent almost her entire pregnancy in jail, since she was arrested […]
Over a hundred civil society groups from 30 countries came together to urge governments to ensure the rights and welfare of rural communities. The call was made after numerous countries implemented restrictive lockdown measures in […]
POLICY NOTE The COVID-19 pandemic has been such a shock. When will the Philippine economy return to normalcy? Actually, it shouldn’t. If there is anything the virus has shown, it’s that so many things about […]
In a statement, the AFP’s Public Affairs Office said the soldiers were in the vicinity to conduct “community work,” contrary to what the report indicated that its unit conducted the patrol “acting on the information […]
Dr. Henry Fernandez, 77, was the first doctor to succumb to the COVID-19 pandemic. The “doktor ng bayan” of Bayambang, Pangasinan, he spent his life serving the town. In a Facebook post by Mayor Cezar […]