Nagsimula ang “Occupy Bulacan” nang silungan nang mahigit 5,000 maralitang walang sariling tahanan ang mga nakatiwangwang na pabahay sa Pandi, Bulacan, ika-8 ng Marso, kasabay ng Pandaigdigang Araw ng mga Kababaihan. Matagal nang sinimulan ng ilang pamilya ang pagproseso ng legal na dokumento para sa mga tahanan, subalit nang walang napala, napilitan na silang okupahin ang espasyong pinagkakait ng pamahalaan.
The grim reality of how the poor are easily tagged by perpetrators as drug traffickers remain untold—like what happened on August 21, 2016 in a police operation in an urban poor community in Payatas, Quezon City.
Unti-unting minamanhid ng estado ang taumbayan: binibilang na lamang ang mga bangkay sa tila sementeryong kalagayan ng bansa.
It is essential for our leaders to stand their ground to protect their constituents’ interests. But when the government does otherwise, it is imperative for the USC to draw a decisive line and uphold its mandate to “defend and promote the rights and general welfare of [UP students] and the Filipino people.”
More than one in four UP Diliman (UPD) loan applicants borrowed 100 percent of their tuition this second semester of academic year (AY) 2016 to 2017, despite the additional process of obtaining the chancellor’s approval for submission to the campus’ loan board.
A total of 62 university-wide candidates are qualified to run in this year’s UP Diliman Student Council elections according to the initial list released by the University Student Electoral Board (USEB), March 16.
In the proposed bill, a Student Loan Program will also be implemented where P12 billion will be used to subsidize the education of eligible students in private higher education institutions (HEIs) and local universities and colleges.
The bill instead blatantly violates the civilian’s right to life and the prohibition of torture and inhuman treatment as declared in the Constitution and agreements the state is signatory to.
Bawat marka ay mabusisi niyang iginuguhit, permanenteng itinatatak ang makasaysayang tradisyon sa balat ng bawat estrangherong dumayo pa mula sa malayo. Ngunit kapalit ng turismo’t salaping hatid ng pagbabatok ay ang panganib na mabura nang tuluyan ang natatanging sining at kultura ng mga taga-Kalinga.
After the approval of an increase in pension, Makabayan bloc lawmakers urged the Social Security System (SSS) to institute reforms which improve the collection of revenue and reduce huge salaries and bonuses for its executive, instead of increasing the contribution rates of its members.