[From the web] Groups Push for Consumer Protection from Misleading Product Claims amid the COVID-19 Crisis -EcoWaste Coalition

Groups Push for Consumer Protection from Misleading Product Claims amid the COVID-19 Crisis 14 May 2020, Quezon City. Two non-government organizations today reminded online consumers to be cautious of product advertisements that promise to prevent, treat, or cure the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a joint statement, Laban Konsyumer Inc. (a consumer protection group) and…

[Tula] May araw din ang mga ina… -ni Nina Somera

May araw din ang mga ina… Aakalain mo na iyon ay karaniwang gabi. Sa isang iglap tinangay at pinatay ng buwitre at ng kanyang galamay: Mga anak na minsa’y may minimithi. Hindi pa rin umaaraw. Ang Pebong Silang ay balot sa takot Maging sa mga pabaong bangungot. “Totoo ba ito?” Nais mong magduda… Ililihis sa…

[Off-the-shelf] Narito ang mga dapat mong gawin kung nagkaroon ng paglabag ng karapatang pantao sa panahon ng COVID-19 -CHR

[HR101] Narito ang mga dapat mong gawin kung nagkaroon ng paglabag ng karapatang pantao sa panahon ng COVID-19: Please click the link fo more:   Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address, and contact number. All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way that it was originally published…

[Press Release] Environmental and Food Security Advocates Say Home Composting and Farming Should Form Part of the Post-COVID “New Normal” -EcoWaste Coalition

Environmental and Food Security Advocates Say Home Composting and Farming Should Form Part of the Post-COVID “New Normal” 11 May 2020, Quezon City. Advocates for environmental protection and food security cited the importance of home composting and gardening as the country grapples with the dire impacts of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on people’s lives…

[Campaign] BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE PROTEST #NoToABSCBNShutdown -NUJP

BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE PROTEST #NoToABSCBNShutdown May 8, 2020 5pm Join us in our online protest tomorrow (May 8) at 5pm, contesting NTC’s cease and desist order against one of the country’s largest broadcasting company, ABS-CBN. We also encourage everyone to wear black and post their photos on their social media accounts with the hashtag: #NoToABSCBNShutdown…

[Statement] on ABS-CBN shutdown NASSA/CARITAS PH

Statement on ABS-CBN shutdown NASSA/CARITAS PH May 6, 2020 On May 5, 2020, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has issued a cease-and-desist order against broadcast media giant, ABS-CBN, due to the expiration of its congressional franchise citing Republic Act 3846 or the Radio Control Law. Since 2016, ABS-CBN worked for a franchise renewal, and bills…

[Statement] of the EcoWaste Coalition on the Shut Down of ABS-CBN

Statement of the EcoWaste Coalition on the Shut Down of ABS-CBN 6 May 2020 The EcoWaste Coalition, a non-profit environmental health organization, condemns the action by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) ordering the media outfit ABS-CBN to cease broadcast while the entire nation is engrossed on addressing the myriad of health and socio-economic problems brought…

[Press Release] Put Network Back on Air, Duterte Should Rescind ABS-CBN Shutdown; Congress Should Renew License

Philippines: Put Network Back on Air Duterte Should Rescind ABS-CBN Shutdown; Congress Should Renew License (Manila, May 7, 2020) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should rescind an order to shut down ABS-CBN, the country’s largest broadcast television and radio network, Human Rights Watch said today. The House of Representatives, whose inaction on bills to renew…