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Saturday, 18 June 2016 | Written by
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Screen shot from GMA News' interview with Rodrigo Duterte on YouTube. Public domain.

Rodrigo Duterte and his love-hate relationship with the media (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | Written by
Screen shot from GMA News' interview with Rodrigo Duterte on YouTube. Public domain.

  There is no such thing as bad publicity, and no phenomenon would better demonstrate this than the landslide victory of incoming president Rodrigo Roa Duterte. A polarizing character, a “love-him-hate-him” icon in Philippine politics, he has shown his immense understanding of the power of media and has definitely used it to his advantage, much to the epic dismay of…Read More »

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Vote counting machines: Can we count on them?

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 | Written by
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The upcoming May automated polls will feature the new vote counting machines (VCMs) as replacement to the old and highly controversial precint count optical scan (PCOS) machines. Will there be less technological glitches and security loopholes this time? Or will the electoral exercise be hounded yet again by questions on credibility and accuracy? Technology provider Smartmatic, the same supplier in…Read More »

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Next admin should address deepening jobs crisis — IBON

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | Written by
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Research group IBON warned that the steadily falling labor force participation rate (LFPR) and growing underemployment are signs of underlying problems in the labor market, even as unemployment reportedly fell in January 2016. The next administration will need to reverse the neoliberal policies of the Aquino administration to improve the jobs situation, said the group. The recent January labor force…Read More »

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“No home birthing” policy: A burden to mothers

Friday, 11 March 2016 | Written by
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IBON Features A mother in the town of Mansalay, Negros Occidental who belongs to the Mangyan tribe recalled how her husband had to pay a penalty at the municipal hall so that he could get their child’s registration of live birth. Meanwhile, another mother in the hinterlands of Eastern Samar had to borrow money to rent a house for a…Read More »

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#PHFightAPEC welcome world leaders with protests

Saturday, 21 November 2015 | Written by
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They were barricaded by the police and hit with water cannon but nothing stopped the protesters in opposing the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting on Nov. 18 and 19. Thousands of protesters from different regions in the Philippines came to Manila not to welcome the head of economies but to slam APEC’s policies “that are oppressing and…Read More »

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[APEC 2015] Clearing Operations’ Target Homeless, Poor and Street Children

Monday, 16 November 2015 | Written by
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The Philippine government should immediately release the hundreds of mostly indigent and homeless Manila residents, including more than 140 children, detained before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, Human Rights Watch said today. The arbitrary detentions are part of so-called “clearing operations” aimed to beautify the city ahead of the summit, which will bring world leaders to Manila from November 16 to…Read More »

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NEWSKUPOW! The Political Circus Anyare!!

Sunday, 11 October 2015 | Written by
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Into the deadly deep: Child miners in PH scour underwater mines, dark pits for gold

Tuesday, 6 October 2015 | Written by
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Filipino children as young as nine years old are working dangerously in illegal, small-scale gold mines with very little government protection, according to a report recently released by Human Rights Watch (HRW). HRW said children risk their lives searching for gold in deep underwater mines or underground pits particularly in Masbate and Camarines Norte in the Bicol region. The group…Read More »

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HRW: Military-Backed Paramilitaries Attack Tribal Villages, Schools

Friday, 25 September 2015 | Written by
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The Philippine military has repeatedly stood aside while paramilitary forces have attacked indigenous villages and schools in the southern region of Mindanao, Human Rights Watch said today. These forces have committed killings, torture, forced displacement, and harassment of residents, students, and educators with impunity. The Philippine government should urgently act to end these abuses and investigate alleged complicity by military…Read More »

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