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News in Pictures | Fil-Ams protest trilateral meeting in DC

MANILA – Filipino-American activists protested Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s visit to the United States for the first trilateral U.S.-Japan-Philippines leaders’ summit on April 11. The national day of action was led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-US. Protests were also held in the states of...

Consumer groups lament unprecedented rice inflation

Consumer groups lament unprecedented rice inflation

The Rice Liberalization Law has been in place for five years. Still, market prices have yet to drop to P25 per kilo, affecting farmers and consumers. By LIA MERCADOBulatlat.com MANILA – Food advocates have expressed concern over the 22.6-percent rice inflation in the...

Rights groups call for a safer environment for children

Rights groups call for a safer environment for children

By DOMINIC GUTOMANBulatlat.com MANILA – Half a million Filipino children were trafficked for the production of new child sexual exploitation material in 2022, according to rights groups. Over the past 15 years, online child sexual abuse material surged by 15,000...

PUP students protest privatization

PUP students protest privatization

By DOMINIC GUTOMANBulatlat.com MANILA – Students of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) conducted consecutive protests on Monday, February 12, to stand against some provisions of the National Polytechnic University (NPU) Bill, which seek to privatize...

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