For Christmas, the only ‘aguinaldo’ that the Tartaria farmers wish is to reclaim their land from the Aguinaldo clan.
Month: December 2021
A group of Filipino journalists has assailed the series of cyber-attacks that have been targeting the Philippine media and called on government agencies to investigate and stop these attacks.
“The testimonies of the prosecution witnesses on the identities of the skeletal remains are full of inconsistencies, highly unbelievable, and clearly perjured,” the decision read.
“If we are to learn from the COVID pandemic, we must treat it as an opportunity to reframe public health and governance towards recognizing and promoting human rights.”
By insisting COVID-19 vaccines remain under the control of big pharmaceutical companies under their TRIPS-mandated 20-year monopoly patents, the WTO has effectively restricted access to these life-saving vaccines especially for countries who need them the most.
For Joshua San Pedro, co-convenor of the Coalition for People’s Right to Health, data on vaccine distribution in the country is anything but transparent.
This collective tilling of land has helped us put food on our table. We no longer need to buy vegetables because we are now growing them in our garden. They are fresh and it is good for our health,”
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said this is a “clear harassment suit meant to intimidate and chill the press.”
“Provide a comprehensive plan to control the pandemic. Vaccination is merely part of it, it is just one step. It is not a substitute for testing, contact tracing, and the allotment of enough facilities for isolation and quarantine, and in providing a cure.”
By ROBERT ELARDO
“We use art to question, highlight, and resist exactly what is eroding on our communities.”