Advocacies

Filipino kids wither while super rich get richer under Aquino

March 7, 2016

Research group IBON called attention to the worsening state of Filipino children’s health amid reports that the Philippines’ super-rich had continued to grow even richer under the Aquino regime. The stark contrast underscores the exclusiveness of hyped growth, the group said. The burgeoning wealth of 11 Filipino businessmen, amounting to US $41.5 billion or Php1.95 […]

Not the future we want: 4 Marcos-era socioeconomic problems that live on

March 2, 2016

IBON FEATURES – The late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos’ martial law legacy figured in the various ways that the EDSA People Power uprising’s 30th anniversary was commemorated recently. What darkened this period aside from the gross human rights violations were socioeconomic woes that were compounded by the Marcos regime’s policy decisions and action. Of these, […]

Aquino warned: Do not let PH fall into TPP pit

February 17, 2016

US intent in sealing controversial deal to open greater opportunities for its corporations Research group IBON once again urges President Aquino who is attending the summit of South East Asian leaders to quit seeking membership in the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). The Philippines should opt out of the workshop being offered by the US […]

Bracing for El Nino

May 11, 2014

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