Demanding for policies and government actions that uphold human rights, including social and economic rights, members of Buhay na may Dignidad para sa Lahat (DIGNIDAD) embarked today on a community workshop and walk dubbed as “Walk the Talk for a Life of Dignity for All.”
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The Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI), which is composed of Industry Associations and Corporations engaged in the manufacture of various materials and products, is in full support of the recent declaration of the Secretary of Energy Alfonso Cusi, – that coal-fired power plant will remain a permanent fixture as this will help the Philippines rapidly meets its growing energy needs cost efficiently.
The Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, a socialist labor group, denounced the Supreme Court’s decision to go along with President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to bury the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani as an “endorsement of dictatorship.”
Environment and climate advocates challenged President Rodrigo Duterte to demand accountability from developed countries, in light of the president’s recent tirade against these countries’ huge contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that caused the current climate challenges the global community faces today less than two weeks before the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) in Morocco. The international gathering of country-parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) serves as a forum to tackle climate change and addressing its impacts.
Sanlakas expressed strong condemnation of the violent dispersal and illegal arrest by the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Manila Police District (MPD) of activists, Moros, and Lumads in the latter’s protest actions held at Camp Aguinaldo, October 18, and at the United States (US) Embassy, October 19.
A week before President Rodrigo Duterte holds his 100th day in Malacanang, workers and allies will be holding simultaneous protests at several branches of SM mallsacross the country to push for the abolition of contractual employment scheme and remind the president to fulfill his electoral promise.
President Duterte urged to assert Philippine sovereignty on Canada trash issue Illegal waste trade no different from drugs and other contraband under int’l law
Quezon City, 29 September 2016—Calling on President Duterte to officially denounce Canada’s trash exports to the Philippines, environmental group BAN Toxics today urged the President to assert Philippine sovereignty and ensure the immediate return of all waste shipments back to Canada.
Various civil society and non-government groups representing health professionals and workers, environment and clean air advocates, tobacco victims, lawyers, youth, and women eagerly anticipate President Rodrigo Duterte’s next step following his assurance last Monday that he would fulfill his promise to implement a nationwide smoking ban.
HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank and advocacy group with expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, expressed full support for the proposed nationwide smoking ban after President Rodrigo Duterte promised anew that he would implement it.
Globe Telecom and the Davao City government are collaborating to help improve the peace and order situation in the city by putting in a place a hotline, 0917-Duterte (0917-3883783), to receive calls and texts relating to security concerns in the city.