Angel T. Villamor

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Urban poor protest EJKs at annual Kalbaryo

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WITH THE theme “Patuloy na Paghihirap, Pangamba, at Pagdurusa (Continued hardships, fear, and suffering),” different groups from the urban poor sector...

Nursing the system

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Mark* is a 40-something Head Nurse working at a city hospital in Metro Manila. Since starting in 1980, Mark has climbed the ranks to the position he currently...

Empowering urban poor key to solving NCR’s housing woes

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As the economy grows, Metro Manila’s rapid urbanization is no surprise. This has brought about lucrative employment opportunities and a highly-developed...

ADMU, child advocates oppose lowering age of criminal liability

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PROTESTERS picketed outside of the House of Representatives on January 25 amid a closed-door meeting between members of the House Sub-Committee on Correctional...

Plight and prejudice: Sexism in Philippine society

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“Let’s put a stop to the evil of silence. We must speak, not just as human beings, but specifically as women,” said Senator Leila De Lima at a forum held...

Urban poor’s Christmas wish: Justice and peace amid drug war

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“Giyera kontra droga, maralita ang biktima (In the war against drugs, the poor are the victims),” says a placard raised by a woman in white amidst a mass...

Youth, sectoral groups assail Duterte on human rights

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“KARAPATAN, hindi karahasan! (Human rights, not violence)” Human rights groups marked International Human Rights Day yesterday with protests denouncing...

The land that feeds you

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TATAY JUN Sanchez of Capas, Tarlac gathers puso ng saging (banana heart) in order to sustain his family. His community also harvests gabi, kamote, ampalaya,...

Casiguran locals ask Senate to give APECO ‘zero budget’

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CASIGURAN LOCALS opposing the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone (APECO) staged a demonstration at the Senate last Monday, October 24, as the Senate Finance...

Ateneans mark Martial Law anniversary with noise barrage

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ON THE eve of the 44th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, Ateneo students, faculty, and administration gathered at Gate 2.5 along Katipunan Avenue...