After six letters of request: Dialogue with P-Noy for Morong 43 case remains elusive

Six months after their arrest, the families, friends and colleagues of the Morong 43 still hope that Pres. Benigno C. Aquino III will take heed to their call and immediately release them. Last November 5, they went to Malacañang, checking if they can talk to the Chief Executive. However their attempts remained futile. The Presidential […]

Badyet ng DOH para sa 2011 namumurong matapyas

Taliwas sa naunang pa­ngako ng Pangulong Benigno S. Aquino III na bibigyang-halaga nito ang kalusugan nina Maria at Juan dela Cruz, bawas na pondo para sa pampublikong mga ospital ang nasasaad sa inihaing panukalang badyet nito sa taong 2011. Ito ang naging obserbasyon ng IBON Foundation, Inc. isang indipendiyenteng ahensiya sa pananaliksik. “Ang aytem sa […]

Youth solon refiles bill protecting BPO workers

Quezon City, August 20, 2010—Kabataan Rep. Raymond V. Palatino had re-filed House Bill (HB) No. 2962 or the BPO Workers Welfare & Protection Act of 2010, which is aimed to push for the better working conditions and protect the business process outsourcing workers, commonly known as call center agents. “Though bigger BPO companies offer relatively […]

Stinky toilets, dirty hospital corridors not the real problems: ‘See the larger picture on health’ DOH told

In order to address the healthcare problem in R.P., health experts identified six (6) building blocks that will serve as the foundation for instituting reforms in the health care system: health financing, service delivery, health workforce, health information system, medical products, vaccines and technologies, and leadership and governance.

A tear for Papa

“Maybe he’s more Christian, for he’s known to be a devout Catholic, than Mrs. Arroyo. We are hoping that he’d do no Arroyo, in terms of human rights. We are continuously praying that these will all end up and soon, the tears that will roll down our cheeks will not be tears of fear, of loneliness, of longing; but tears of joy and praise to the Lord that they are now free and that justice had already served,” Allyn said in her last message to this writer.

MIRRORS: Looking at the Face of Injustice in the Philippines

On the last note, let everyone—every spectator—reflect on each “mirror” hanging on the walls of the exhibition area and to examine the facts being reflected in there and assess if they do really replicate the events happening in the Philippine society today or this is just a bunch of propaganda. And everybody must say, Amen.

Health workers returned to Capinpin for lack of facility says authorities

The 38 of the 43 health workers arrested in Morong, Rizal have been brought back today to Camp Mateo Capinpin in Tanay, Rizal for Camp Crame has no huge facility to accommodate the rebellion suspects.