Stand Point

STANDPOINT | Commitment of GRP, NDFP remain strong – Bello

STANDPOINT | Commitment of GRP, NDFP remain strong – Bello

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Jan 21, 2017

There are reasons to hope we can hurdle the task we meant to accomplish in these talks. From the pre-meeting of the panels held last night to finalize our discussion agenda today, I see the same commitments of both parties that animated us during the past round of talks to remain strong.

STANDPOINT | An Open Letter to Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association

STANDPOINT | An Open Letter to Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association

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Dec 18, 2016

Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, Inc., (MARBAI) is an association comprised of 159 member agrarian reform beneficiaries of mostly banana farmers, workers, planters and growers. Our organization existed as an offshoot to our collective efforts to recognize our rights to a fair livelihood in order for us to function as a productive force in the industry we helped build.

7 years after Ampatuan Massacre: Case delays blight any hope for justice

7 years after Ampatuan Massacre: Case delays blight any hope for justice

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Nov 22, 2016

November 23, 2009 is a day that will forever live in infamy, not only for the Philippine media community, which lost 32 of its own in what is now acknowledged as the single deadliest attack on the press on record, but also the for the country’s body politic, for which the slaughter was the worst incident of electoral violence in the country’s recent history.

Children taking a stand

Children taking a stand

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Nov 21, 2016

November 20 is the anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), which mandates and obliges governments, including the Philippines to uphold children’s rights to survival, development, protection and participation.