Actress and One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wilson along with activist-performer Mae "Juana Change" Paner lead the dance during a local event for the global campaign to end violence against women and children on Thursday, February 13, at Brokenshire Resource Center in Davao City. Wilson and Paner expressed their solidarity to the Lumads displaced by militarization in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource: davaotoday davaotodayFeb 14th, 2020

OBR 2020

Lumad women from southern Mindanao join the global call to free all women from different forms of violence as they take part on the launching of One Billion Rising 2020 campaign in Davao City, on Nov. 27. (Ken E. Cagula/»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsNov 29th, 2019

Gina Lopez, Lumad women awardees for environment protection

The late former environment secretary Gina Lopez and a Lumad women organization are among the awardees of the 6th Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan (GBK) (Environmental Heroes Awards) given out by environment groups on Monday, September 28......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated News20 hr. 54 min. ago

Congress requires a tested leader

As one-half of the legislative branch of our democratic system of government, the House of Representatives plays a crucial role in implementing the constitutional mandate for the State to promote a “just and dynamic social order that will ensure the prosperity and independence of the nation and free the people from poverty through policies that provide adequate social services, promote full employment, a rising standard of living, and an improved quality of life for all.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Palace on rising hunger: Government not remiss in helping

The hunger trend has been rising since May 2020, according to SWS, which conducted the poll using mobile phone and computer-assisted telephone interviews of 1,249 adult Filipinos nationwide......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

On rising hunger, Palace says jobs can resume despite transport shortage

"So we understand that this is the reason that carpenters, drivers, and conductors, [and] those whose transportations are still limited, they are the ones who experience hunger," he said in Filipino. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Why do wars begin?

The rising tensions in the South China Sea between China and an alliance of several nations including the USA, Japan, Australia, Vietnam, Taiwan, UK and other countries has raised the uneasy prospect of the possibility of a war......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Sofia Pablo out of ‘Prima Donnas’

BY NEIL RAMOS Rising actress Sofia Pablo will not be seen in the upcoming fresh episodes of the drama series “Prima Donnas.” In a statement, the GMA Entertainment Group explained this is in adherence to the guidelines set by the Department of Labor and Employment on the engagement or participation of a child below 15 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Rising act iDolls drops new music

The talented trio and Idol Philippines alums Lucas Garcia, Matty Juniosa, and Enzo Almario, collectively known as iDolls, are treating fans with their respective new singles all under Star POP......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

Stock market declines; Metrobank and Dito rise

The stock market fell slightly Friday for the fourth straight session in another dull trading amid rising infections in Europe and other countries that have seen governments impose partial lockdowns......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

SC allows virtual hearings nationwide

The Supreme Court started allowing virtual hearings nationwide on Thursday amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2020

Philippines left out of foreign investor return to East Asian bonds

“Investors reduced their risk exposure during the quarter, leading to continued fund outflows against the backdrop of rising uncertainty from the pandemic and a low-interest-rate environment…,” ADB explained......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2020

Herro scores 37 as Heat hold off Celtics for 3-1 lead

Rising star Tyler Herro scored a career high 37 points and Jimmy Butler chipped in 24 as the Miami Heat seized command of their Eastern Conference final series with a 112-109 win on Wednesday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 25th, 2020

Stock market slips for third straight day; Puregold rises

The stock market fell for the third straight day Thursday following another sharp sell-off on Wall Street as investors were bombarded by a perfect storm of problems including rising virus infections, new lockdowns, a slowing economic recovery, stalled US stimulus talks and election uncertainty......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

UK firm rates Smart, Globe as & lsquo;rising stars& rsquo;

A UK-based mobile analytics company recognized two leading mobile operators in the Philippines as global “rising stars” and the most improved carriers in terms of 4G availability and video experience......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

Smart, Globe named Global Rising Stars

PLDT’s wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. and Ayala-led Globe Telecom Inc. have been recognized for significant improvements in 4G availability and video experience, respectively, by independent analytics firm Opensignal......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

Race to save 300 stranded whales

SYDNEY (AFP) — Rescuers faced a race against time to save nearly 200 whales stuck in a remote Australian harbor on Tuesday, hoping to prevent the toll of 90 dead from rising further after managing to free “a small number” of the stranded mammals. Scientists said two large pods of long-finned pilot whales became stuck […] The post Race to save 300 stranded whales appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

PH eyes more contact tracers—tracing czar 

Tracing czar and Baguio City Mayor Benjie Magalong said the government needs to recruit more contact tracers amid the rising number of people who get infected with the coronavirus disease. In a radio interview, he said that an ideal team of four people composed of a health worker and a police investigator should be allotted […] The post PH eyes more contact tracers—tracing czar  appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

‘Strong’ peso, weak economy

Reports describe the Philippine peso as the “best performing” currency in Asia this year so far, having appreciated against the US dollar by 4.3 percent since the year started, thereby “outperforming its regional peers.” I have a basic discomfort with statements like this, because the economist in me knows that a currency rising in value […] The post ‘Strong’ peso, weak economy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

DigiTax: Government response to rising demand

Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” I came across this quote in high school, but it was only now, as I continue to appreciate taxation law, that I truly understand what Mr. Franklin meant......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2020

Haran, displaced Manobos slam NTF-ELCAC for trumped-up charges

The displaced Manobo Lumad from Talaingod and Kapalong and the UCCP Haran are once again charged with trafficking persons and child abuse, charges they say is orchestrated by the lies of the government’s anti-insurgency task force......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsSep 20th, 2020