MANILA, March 28, 2011—College Editors’ Guild of the Philippines-National Capital Region (CEGP-NCR) says that ending the culture of impunity in the country will stop all extrajudicial killings, especially of the media persons critical on the issues of corruption in the government. The statement was issued as there’s pressure to Malacañang by some media groups to […]
MANILA, March 27, 2011—The militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemned the decision of President Benigno C. Aquino administration on the labor case of the Philippine Airlines (PAL), Asia’s first commercial airline, favoring the management’s decision to retrench their regular workers in lieu of outsourcing some of the airlines’ line of work. KMU said […]
MANILA, March 27, 2011—Migrante-Middle East on March 27, disclosed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued an order regulating the hiring of Filipinas as household help in the oil rich kingdom. John Leonard Monterona, regional coordinator of Migrante-ME, said in his email that it is but a reflection of the Philippines’ poor labor policy.
MANILA, March 25, 2011—Filipino-Americans in the United States are once again united in helping their kababayans who have been affected by the earthquake, tsunami and radiation leaks in Japan. Filipino communities, especially those who have been engaged in the religious service, had launched their own help campaign drive for Filipinos severely affected by the catastrophe. […]
There’s a need to overhaul water policies, environmentalists say ANTIPOLO CITY, March 23, 2011—Water is for the people, not for profit. This was the statement of the environmental advocate group, Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (KPNE) as the whole world is celebrating the World Water Day on March 22. “Despite of our vast water […]