[Press Release] Groups Push for Zero Waste Approach Amid Plans to Build 300 More Landfills by 2022-EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Groups Push for Zero Waste Approach Amid Plans to Build 300 More Landfills by 2022 Environmental advocates have weighed in on the plan of the government to construct 300 more landfills by 2022. Through a press statement, leaders of the Bangon Kalikasan Movement, Mother Earth Foundation and the EcoWaste Coalition appealed to the…

[Press Release] P300 Communication Reimbursement, Dapat Umanong Ibigay sa Lahat ng Guro-TDC

#HumanRights #Teachers P300 Communication Reimbursement, Dapat Umanong Ibigay sa Lahat ng Guro “Kakarampot na nga, Pahirapan pa Bago Makuha!” Ito ang reklamo ng mga guro sa communication expenses reimbursement na nagkakahalaga ng P300 sa mga guro at kawani ng DepEd na gumampan sa kanilang tungkulin mula Marso hanggang Disyembre ng taong ito. Sa isang YouTube…

[Press Release] SSS at PhilHealth premium hikes, dagdag pahirap sa mga manggagawa – EILER

#HumanRights #PhilHealth #Workers SSS at PhilHealth premium hikes, dagdag pahirap sa mga manggagawa – EILER Dagdag pahirap ang Philhealth at SSS sa mga manggagawa at mamamayan sa plano nilang pagtataas ng premium para diumano hindi masaid ang kanilang pondo, ayon sa isang labor NGO. Giit ng Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research (EILER), maraming…

[Press Release] Cycling and advocacy groups celebrate the heroism of Andres Bonifacio in a national bike ride – WTF

#HumanRights #Youth Cycling and advocacy groups celebrate the heroism of Andres Bonifacio in a national bike ride Cycling and advocacy groups including Bikers United Movement, We The Future PH, DAKILA, Active Vista Center, Initiative for Dialogue and Empowerment through Alternative Legal Services (IDEALS), and DZMC Young Communicators’ Guild from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines…

[Press Release] Daan-daang magagarang sasakyan binili ng DEPED, mga guro halos mamamalimos para sa modules-TDC

#HumanRights #Teachers Daan-daang magagarang sasakyan binili ng DEPED, mga guro halos mamamalimos para sa modules Ikinalungkot ng mga guro ang mga ulat na bumili ng magagarang sasakyan ang Department of Education (DepEd) para umano magamit sa isinasagawang inspection ng mga inhinyero nito sa mga paaralan. “Alam naman natin na mahalaga ang trabaho ng mga engineers,…

[Press Release] Philippines Beats 2020 Phase-Out Deadline for Lead-Containing Paint -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Philippines Beats 2020 Phase-Out Deadline for Lead-Containing Paints The Philippines marks this year’s International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) with the historic phase-out of paints containing lead additives as a backdrop. The ILPPW, which will take place from today until the 31st, is an initiative of the UN-backed Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead…

[Press Release] Waste trade persists because gov’t not doing enough to stop it: Greenpeace – EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Waste trade persists because gov’t not doing enough to stop it: Green groups QUEZON City — The Philippines will remain a preferred destination for waste shipments as long as the government continues to refuse calls to enforce a comprehensive ban on all waste imports, environment groups Greenpeace Philippines and EcoWaste Coalition warned today…

[Press Release] Teachers commend DEPED-NCR for a clear policy on work-from-home set-up, challenge the central office to implement its order -TDC

#HumanRights #Education Teachers commend DEPED-NCR for a clear policy on work-from-home set-up, challenge the central office to implement its order While the issue of work arrangement during the pandemic has been a contested matter in most parts of the country, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) recognizes the clear-cut instruction from DepEd-NCR Regional Office which according…

[Press Release] Mga Guro, muling nanawagan na itigil na ang produksiyon ng modules -TDC

#HumanRights #Education Mga Guro, muling nanawagan na itigil na ang produksiyon ng modules Dalawang linggo matapos ang pagbubukas ng klase noong Oktubre 5, muling nanawagan ang Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) sa Department of Education (DepEd) na ipatigil na ang pag-iimprenta ng modules na ginagamit ngayon sa mga pampublikong paaralan. “Sapat na ang dalawang linggo para…

[Press Release] TDC pinuri ang DEPED sa planong bawasan ang gawain ng mga bata, ngunit hiniling din na tingnan ang kalagayan ng mga guro

#HumanRights #Education TDC pinuri ang DEPED sa planong bawasan ang gawain ng mga bata, ngunit hiniling din na tingnan ang kalagayan ng mga guro Ikinatuwa ng mga guro ang pahayag ng Department of Education (DepEd) na babawasan umano ang mga gawain ng mga mag-aaral na nasa ilalim ng modular distance learning modality. Ito ang naging…

[Press Release] Groups Nudge Government to Forbid E-Waste Imports Following Thai Ban -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Groups Nudge Government to Forbid E-Waste Imports Following Thai Ban 13 October 2020, Quezon City. As the International E-Waste Day is observed tomorrow, October 14, environmental health groups EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace nudged the government of the Philippines to ban the importation of electronic waste, or e-waste, like what Thailand has recently done.…

[Press Release] Toxics Watchdog Group Exposes Online Sale of Liquid Mercury and Mercury-Added Products -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Health [Press Release] Toxics Watchdog Group Exposes Online Sale of Liquid Mercury and Mercury-Added Products It’s not only mercury-containing skin whitening cosmetics that are being sold online. The EcoWaste Coalition made the shocking discovery after finding mercury thermometers, which are used to measure body temperature, and sphygmomanometers, which are used to measure blood pressure,…

[Press Release] Philippine human rights groups disappointed at the UNHRC resolution on the Philippines -PAHRA, iDEFEND

#StopTheKillings [Press Release] Philippine #humanrights groups disappointed at the UNHRC resolution on the Philippines Quezon City- Human Rights groups belonging to the In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) and the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) expressed disappointment at the resolution of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council…

[Press Release] Teachers urge DEPED to impose work-from-home scheme, disputes victory remark on school opening -TDC

Teachers urge DEPED to impose work-from-home scheme, disputes victory remark on school opening Last Monday’s school opening was marred with problems from lack of modules to internet connectivity issues, unfortunately, these are the main- if not the only modes of teaching and learning under distance learning modality, the DepEd’s way to address the educational needs…

[Press Release] Environmental Health and Justice Groups Laud Removal of 7,408 Metric Tons of South Korean Garbage from Misamis Oriental -EcoWaste Coalition

Environmental Health and Justice Groups Laud Removal of 7,408 Metric Tons of South Korean Garbage from Misamis Oriental(Protecting the Philippines from illegal waste traffic knows no pandemic, assert groups) “Goodbye garbage from South Korea.” The EcoWaste Coalition and other environmental health and justice groups expressed jubilation with the final re-shipment of the remaining containers of…