Journalism in the country, under the term of President Rodrigo Duterte, is a dangerous endeavor, with a number of the members of the press under constant threat and restrictions by agencies of government.
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Many Filipinos may be open to amend the 1987 Philippine Constitution sometime in the future, but majority expressed their opposition if such charter change is effected now.
A human rights group condemned the alleged ongoing assault, particularly by government, on the members of the press in the Philippines, in time for the commemoration of World Press Freedom Day, May 3.
The six allegedly members of the New People’s Army known as Mabinay 6 pleaded “not guilty” to criminal charges filed against them.
RODRIGO R. Duterte’s presidency has altered and controlled the public discourse so radically in its favor in ways rude and bold. One tragic result: it has restricted and narrowed the celebrated freedom of the Philippine press and the people’s cherished right to know.
Three major labor federations march alongside each other in the streets here on May 1 to denounce President Rodrigo Duterte’s failure to fulfill his campaign promise to stop any form of labor-only contracting in the country.
As thousands of labor groups troop to the streets during the Labor Day protest on Tuesday, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the executive order (EO) prohibiting illegal contracting, or subcontracting, and strengthening workers’ rights to security of tenure in the country.
“When the Church stands up for the poor, its people become targets.” This was how human rights group Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay lamented the killing of Catholic priest Fr. Mark Ventura in Cagayan last Sunday, April 29.
The Philippine government’s total deployment ban of workers to Kuwait would stay unless a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on the treatment of Filipino workers in Kuwait is signed.
The Social Weather Station reports a 10-point decline in the net trust rating of President Rodrigo Duterte for the first quarter of 2018.