Youth groups protest education budget cuts

MANILA, August 4, 2011—As second semester of the Academic Year 2011 – 2012  is at nigh, different student and youth groups trooped the Congress today to press the lawmakers to increase the budget in education and to stop the slashing off the budget allocated for state universities and colleges (SUCs).  Advertisements

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.

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.

Kakapusan sa mga pisikal na gawain: Nagdudulot ng iba’t ibang sakit?

Sa isang pag-aaral na isinagawa nina Prof. Kam­lesh Khunti, Melanie Davies at Dr. Margaret Stone ng University of Leicester sa United Kingdom, sinasabing ang kakapusan sa pisikal na gawain ay nagdudulot ng iba’t ibang uri ng sakit. Sa hindi natin kasi pagkilos, hindi nalulusaw ang mga tabang nakukuha natin sa ating mga kinakain at iniinom.

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.