Regional security conducive for local economic recovery

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 16:27:07 +0000

Given the challenges and setbacks experienced this year, people all over are counting down time when 2020 will end. But we expect that the world’s collective focus will not be on the past but on the road ahead toward making an economic recovery. The Philippine economy is expected to make a substantial rebound, with gross […]

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Philippines still free of new Covid strain

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 16:15:28 +0000

THE more contagious strain of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) had not reached the country so far, a health expert said on Thursday. “Based on our findings, the other variant detected in England is not yet here,” Dr. Jaime Montoya, executive director of Philippine Council of Health Research and Development of the Department of Science […]

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Land Defenders Are Killed in the Philippines for Protesting Canadian Mining

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:39:01 GMT

Not only do Canadian mines in the Philippines degrade the environment and displace Indigenous communities, activists say, eco-defenders are targeted by the Philippine government for protesting them. A VICE World News investigation.

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More Dead Bodies, Gov’t Takeovers: Duterte’s Authoritarian Threats Continue

Credit to Author: Sammy Westfall| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:29:22 +0000

In his nearly two-hour State of the Nation Address riddled with contradictions and ironies, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte laid future plans to continue to exert his power against those he considers enemies.

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