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Philippine Protestant council hits government’s ‘extravagant’ SONA preparations  

The Council said the “scandalous budget” for a one-day event is “particularly disgraceful in light of the widespread hunger and poverty"

Caritas Philippines urges Marcos Jr.  to address key issues 

Bagaforo urged the President to outline clear strategies for achieving this goal and to implement agricultural reforms

Indigenous women challenge Marcos-Duterte policies amid rising hunger and land issues 

LILAK has raised concerns about the rising number of approvals and applications for projects that could harm the environment

Journalist groups in Manila slam WSJ’s move as ‘dangerous precedent’

Cheng said WSJ fired her under the guise of "restructuring, after instructing her not to run for chairperson of the city's journalists' union

Rights group warns against ‘increasing’ rights violations under Marcos Jr. 

Karapatan lamented the 11 cases of enforced disappearances in 2023, describing it as the 'biggest hike' compared to four victims in 2022

How did inflation affect minimum wage earners?

Bulatlat collected data on real wages from January 2023 to June 2024 in time for President Marcos’ third State of the Nation Address (SONA)

The search for Jonas lands in Cinemalaya film fest

The alarming cases of desaparecidos continue despite the enactment of the Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012

Faith and civil leaders challenge Marcos Jr. to commit to peace...

The group said peace negotiations must continue “without preconditions" and "on the basis of previously inked bilateral agreements"

Rights advocates red-tagged as was Jesus of Nazareth

The clergy and students have abandoned the streets for the creature comforts of the rectory and college dormitories

Ocampo, Castro decry ‘wrongful conviction’ 

They described the court ruling as “a clear miscarriage of justice,” adding that they would contest the decision “in all venues possible.” 

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