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Private school teachers struggle amid the pandemic

Private schools have been hit hard during the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, with a 50-percent decline in its enrollees for school year 2020-2021, according to the Department of Education (DepEd). The post Private school teachers struggle amid the pandemic appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

‘Non-extension of online voter registration will deny Filipinos their right to vote’

The Comelec decision is intended at preventing delays in other preparatory activities leading to the elections, including the finalization of the voters list. Instead of extending the registration beyond September 30, Comelec has instead extended registration hours and will be open on Saturdays and holidays. But would this be enough? The post ‘Non-extension of online voter registration will deny Filipinos their right to vote’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Aid could have been provided if not for ridiculous spending

In light of the COA report, Bulatlat is revisiting the ridiculous spending of the Duterte administration when it should be pouring its attention to defeating this pandemic. The post Aid could have been provided if not for ridiculous spending appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

‘Irregularities in pandemic response fund deprived people of right to health care, right to live’

“The Duterte administration should stop this drama. This is not helping the people in getting due social services at a time when the state of our health care system is worsening." The post ‘Irregularities in pandemic response fund deprived people of right to health care, right to live’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Afghanistan in focus: New challenges and opportunities

It seems that from being a direct colony of the world’s top superpower, Afghanistan will now be subject to competition for influence by other global powers. The post Afghanistan in focus: New challenges and opportunities appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Government workers demand accountability over rising deaths, assail irregularities in public funds use

Courage said that at the onset of the pandemic, they have called for free mass testing and treatment, provision of sufficient PPEs for frontliners, and rightful compensation of the health hazard faced by all public sector employees in the line of duty but were not met by the government. The post Government workers demand accountability over rising deaths, assail irregularities in public funds use appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Rising above fear, red-tagged union leaders stay strong for workers’ rights and welfare

“Fear is still there, but the need to stand by our principles always wins. We also need to continue campaigning for the welfare of our fellow government workers.” The post Rising above fear, red-tagged union leaders stay strong for workers’ rights and welfare appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Website of human rights group under attack

"These attacks only benefit those who want to silence us and our human rights work amid a pervasive state of impunity in the country." The post Website of human rights group under attack appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Court voids ‘copy-paste’ warrant used to arrest peace advocates

“The questions left unanswered and the inconsistencies not clarified belies the existence of probable cause which justify the issuance of the search warrants. For this reason, the warrants should be quashed." The post Court voids ‘copy-paste’ warrant used to arrest peace advocates appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2021Related News

‘I don’t feel safe here’ | For the 7th time, youth activist Alicia leaves home

"The gate was padlocked, even my windows had grills. It was as if I was in prison. They did not let me talk to my sister at least. I would urinate in the cat’s litter box.” The post ‘I don’t feel safe here’ | For the 7th time, youth activist Alicia leaves home appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2021Related News

Group calls for help for 1M Pinoys who may lose jobs due to Saudization

A migrant rights advocacy group has called on the Philippine government to provide due assistance to at least one million Filipinos facing threats of massive layoffs due to Saudization. The post Group calls for help for 1M Pinoys who may lose jobs due to Saudization appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2021Related News

Rights groups back kin of drug-related killings on ICC case

“We will be with them (in every) stage of the process; we will be with them until the end." The post Rights groups back kin of drug-related killings on ICC case appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2021Related News

More cases against youth groups junked for lack of evidence

“Certainly, no evidence was presented showing that Anakbayan is the recruiting arm of or somehow connected to the CPP-NPA.” The post More cases against youth groups junked for lack of evidence appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2021Related News

Rights groups hail dismissal of charges against UCCP pastor

“The pattern of the police’s use of search warrants, planting evidence and effecting the arbitrary arrests and detention of individuals like Pastor Dan Balucio is a glaring form of weaponization of the judiciary against activists and dissenters.” The post Rights groups hail dismissal of charges against UCCP pastor appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2021Related News

African young women resisting beyond borders

In some cases, issues that have been historically treated as simply "women’s issues" are slowly making it to the center of political contestation. Younger people on the continent are pushing for changes which even their elders, including those who reject the status quo, aren't providing. Feminist voices are gaining prominence as a crucial part of this resistance. The post African young women resisting beyond borders appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2021Related News

Resilience and resistance in the Philippines

After more than half a century, the Philippine revolutionary struggle could already offer its experience in conducting a protracted resistance in this part of the world. The post Resilience and resistance in the Philippines appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2021Related News

Statement | We unite in the struggle for life

The death of the Amazon and other Brazilian unique biomes, such as Cerrando and Pantanal, will not only impact its frontline communities; in the accelerating collapse of our climate, the extinction of the rainforest will endanger ecosystems everywhere. In this way, the fate of Brazil's Indigenous peoples is entwined with the fate of our world The post Statement | We unite in the struggle for life appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2021Related News

Police arrest 8 Dumagat farmers in Rizal

The recent operations in Rodriguez are the latest in a series of intensified crackdown operations under the Duterte administration. In Rodriguez, Kasiglahan Village has been the target of intensified police and military surveillance following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Police arrest 8 Dumagat farmers in Rizal appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2021Related News

Balik-Tanaw| Blessed Mary and Elizabeth!

In the whole life story of Jesus, he was indeed a blessed one. He identified himself with poor and the downtrodden because the Kingdom of God belonged to them. The post Balik-Tanaw| Blessed Mary and Elizabeth! appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2021Related News

Farmers groups call to end fake and forced surrender campaign

Filipino farmer groups have called on the Duterte administration to stop targeting their ranks as they are being rounded up and forced to “surrender” as alleged members of the New People’s Army. The post Farmers groups call to end fake and forced surrender campaign appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2021Related News