Everything seems frozen in place. Every tree, branch, every root sticking out from the ground, stretches out toward an unseen horizon as though reaching for a sun that will never come, or shine as bright as it once did. The trees are twisted out of true, like the bodies in the bags that used to [...]
Live streaming video by Ustream Live Streaming schedules: 10:30 AM : Mendiola, Manila 3 to 8 PM : Quezon City Memorial Circle to UP Diliman, Quezon City (Philippines Time: GMT+8) This year’s One Billion Rising — the global campaign to rid the world of all forms of violence against women — is dubbed as “an [...]
Feb 14 2014 | Posted in Multimedia
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Almost three months after Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) struck, much of Leyte and Samar still lie in ruins. People are homeless, hungry, and without livelihood. Last January 25, around 12,000 storm survivors descended from remote villages and coastal towns to stage a protest march around Tacloban City, united in anger at the Aquino government’s negligence and [...]
Around 500 members of revolutionary groups staged a lightning rally from Carriedo St. to Recto Ave. in Manila on December 19 to mark the 45th anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). The CPP was established on December 26, 1968, and leads one the longest-running communist insurgencies in the world. The revolutionaries hailed [...]
Sa kanyang ika-150 na kaarawan, inilahad ng iba’t ibang Pilipino ang kanilang pagtingin at pagkilala sa bayani ng rebolusyon na si Andres Bonifacio.
Filmed in Ormoc, Tacloban, Palo and Tanauan in Leyte more than a week after Typhoon Yolanda, this video shows how typhoon victims were doubly victimized by slow-paced relief and rescue efforts by the Aquino government.
Last November 13, Pinoy Weekly’s Pher Pasion, together with two colleagues from Bulatlat.com, went to disaster-stricken areas in Leyte province to document the devastation and the people’s fight for survival amid reported delays in the government’s delivery of much-needed relief goods. In areas such as Tacloban City, Ormoc City and Tanauan, they saw how people coped with [...]
In the heartland of Panay Island, within the ancestral domain of the indigenous people who call themselves, ‘Tumandok’. Photos taken after the typhoon Yolanda made its last landfall in Panay Island. Their homes, daycare centers, schools, community centers – lay in ruins. Their coffee trees and their banana trees, sources of much-needed cash in between [...]
Nov 19 2013 | Posted in Features
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This short documentary reveals what happens when a foreign mining company enters an upland village in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. Oceana Gold, an Australian-New Zealand company started full commercial operations in Brgy. Didipio this year, under the first Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement granted under the Philippine Mining Act. This documentary shows the [...]
Dahil tunay na nakakatakot para sa mga mamamayan ang sistemang pork barrel, nagsagawa ng isang costume parade na pinamagatang “Katakurakotan” ang iba’t ibang grupo’t indibidwal sa pangunguna ng #AbolishPork Movement noong Oktubre 23. Mula Rajah Sulaiman Park, nagmartsa ang daan-daang mga aktibista at indibidwal patungong Senado sa CCP Complex, Pasay City. At dahil malapit na ang Kanluraning holiday [...]