Currently browsing category

opinion, Page 3

editorials, columns, letters, statements

WEEKLY REFLECTIONS | Preserving some basic elements of IP culture

October is designated as Indigenous People’s Month. It is a time for us to celebrate the rich cultural heritage we received from our ancestors. Following are some basic elements of indigenous people’s culture that must be preserved for the living of these days.

STATEMENT | Duterte regime’s attack on schools incite doubt on education

Education, without question and as inscribed in the Philippine Constitution, is key to nation-building. It is necessarily grounded on the principle of academic freedom to enable it to be instrumental in the development of the citizens’ full potentials so that they may be a force for social transformation.

Letters: Liham hinggil sa kalagayan ng magsasaka sa Jones, Isabela

Kami ay nababahala sa aming nakita at naranasan sa dalawang araw na pakikisalamuha sa mga magsasaka sa komunidad. Balisa sila dahil hindi pa nakakabawi sa malalalang pananalasa ng bagyong Ompong. Nasira ang 70% hanggang 100% ng kanilang pananim na mais na tangi nilang ikinabubuhay.

Youth Speak: Activists not Terrorists: On the Facebook post of BCPO

The danger in redtagging these organizations is the risk these students and activists are put into. With the anti-insurgency program and the Red October plot, activists become the main target. In schools across the Cordillera, students are subject to thorough bag frisking because of the administration’s fear of a student insurrection, and students are being tagged members of the NPA.

CHOICED CUTS | Bulilit Health Workers Program

During the 2017 BHW Summit, the OCMS-Bulilit and Teen Health Workers earned several recognition and awards including a top place in a return demo of emergency management of epilepsy; 2nd place for Poster Making Contest (teen category) and 3rd place for the bulilit category.