TODAY’S BANNER: Agrarian reform and equal wealth distribution will solve PH labor plight, experts say

By Maria Katreena Saguid Continuing the long-standing tradition of rallies to commemorate the birth of Andres Bonifacio, hero and peasant leader, labor groups took the streets on to demand true reforms in labor policy, Nov. 30. Implement a national minimum wage and end contractualization were the cries of labor groups in a protest held in … Continue reading TODAY’S BANNER: Agrarian reform and equal wealth distribution will solve PH labor plight, experts say

EDITORIAL: A brawl of ethics and ego in the Philippine Congress

The issue on Senator Leila De Lima had breached the relationship of the country’s legislative bodies. The Senate and the House of Representatives are apparently getting into heated arguments on how the case should be treated. Recently, the House had issued a show-cause order against De Lima. House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas had directed it … Continue reading EDITORIAL: A brawl of ethics and ego in the Philippine Congress

Leni Robredo: better, bolder, braver

In Photo: Vice President Leni Robredo | taken from preen.inquirer.net By Chelsey Brazal LAST Sunday, Dec.4, Vice President Leni Robredo resigned as the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Chairperson. Robredo was given the directive, through Sec. Leoncio Evasco Jr from the president to “desist from attending all cabinet meetings.” From there, Robredo said … Continue reading Leni Robredo: better, bolder, braver

Burial of Ferdinand Marcos in LNMB: An act of paralytics

By Bernadette Pamintuan (Illustration by Angelique Tacata) THEMIS, the goddess of good counsel, had definitely lost her judgment in the Philippine wing. Her blindfold had been too thick, too blinding, to even let her conscience see the eternal agony of those in the lighter scale on the balance in her hands. She allowed the Marcoses, … Continue reading Burial of Ferdinand Marcos in LNMB: An act of paralytics

FVR and his ‘fatherly love’ for the president

By Isabella Alamag Sensitive to criticism, President Rodrigo Duterte ensures that his response would become of memorable detail to his critics, often times accompanied by a string of curses. Among the recipients of the harsh returns were the media, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Senator Leila De Lima, and world leaders such as the United … Continue reading FVR and his ‘fatherly love’ for the president