While the Department of Education (DepEd) eyes the month of August to open the school year 2020-2021, an alliance of teachers said that preventive measures should be first put in place to ensure the welfare of students and employees amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
“A classic tactic to draw away the people’s attention from the government’s inept, incompassionate, irresponsible actions in the face of the pandemic.
Progressive groups criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for “diverting” the public’s attention following his threat to declare martial law amid the Coronavirus crisis in the country.
A labor group did not buy Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s “ChickenJoy Challenge” to entice Davao residents to stay at home in quarantine.
Church leaders are urging the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to reciprocate the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) extended unilateral nationwide ceasefire despite accusations that both parties have violated their own unilateral ceasefires.
President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to implement “martial law-like” measures, allegedly to curb violations of the enhanced community quarantine. Human rights advocates, however, said that militarist actions are uncalled for, and could potentially lead to human rights abuses.
Two local legislators have called to ensure proper compensation for local frontliners as the latter risk their safety on enhanced community quarantine.
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) announced on Thursday the order to extend the unilateral nationwide ceasefire to “prioritize the fight against the pandemic.”
Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) has criticized President Rodrigo Duterte over his recent speech blaming the Left as the obstacle for implementing the National ID System (NIDS).
Progressive youth group Anakbayan has lobbed the question to at least 14 Senators who recently asked for the resignation of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III for his alleged failure of leadership, negligence, lack of foresight, and inefficiency.