Tag: social and economic reforms

Media Advisory: What’s in CASER for consumers?

February 26, 2017

Filipino consumers are reportedly optimistic. Hear consumer groups discuss their plight from utilities to food, transport and more and where these stand in supposed peace talks’ substantive agenda on social and economic reforms. What: A Conference on the Comprehensive Agreement on Social and Economic Reforms and Consumers’ Welfare When: February 27, 2016 1pm Where: Sikat […]

Initial talks on social and economic reforms new hope for Filipinos–IBON

January 28, 2017

Agreement in principle on free land distribution shows Parties can unite on people-centered measures beyond current government policy The second round of peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) concluded Thursday. One of the historic event’s main highlights was the exchange […]

IBON Infovideo: Promote National Industrialization for National Development

January 24, 2017

“The Filipino people deserve and demand an industrial economy that improves the standard of living of the majority and that strengthens the country’s national independence and self-reliance. We need to transform the Philippine economy from its current backwardness into an industrial power.” Promote National Industrialization IBON Infovideo: Promote National Industrialization for National Development #JustPeace #WeLearnChange"The […]

Distribute land to the tiller for free

January 11, 2017

Nine of 10 Filipino farmers are landless, according to the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas. Meanwhile, according to September 2015 data from the Land Bank, 75% of agrarian reform beneficiaries could not pay land amortization. Filipino farmers remain among the poorest of the population. Peace must be based on social justice. Distribute land to the tiller for free. Base […]

8 of 10 Filipinos aware of peace talks will support reforms — IBON Survey

October 6, 2016

Asked whether they would support the political and economic reforms that will be discussed during the peace talks, almost 85% said yes As the second round of peace negotiations between the Philippine government (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) begin, research group IBON’s new survey shows that most Filipinos aware of […]

The Change We Need: a public forum on national industrialization

September 8, 2016

Invitation to a public forum on national industrialization from AGHAM — Industrialization is a key factor in developing the Philippine economy, which, for several decades, has remained agrarian and pre-industrial. Establishing industries will also propel the country’s science, technology and innovation capacities. President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise to establish industries, particularly steel manufacturing industry, is a […]

Tens of millions of Filipinos can benefit from peace talks resumption–IBON

August 24, 2016

Research group IBON said that the resumption of peace negotiations between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is a tentative step forward for socioeconomic development. After this first round, the talks will take up social and economic reforms to address the underdevelopment plaguing the nation and that is at the […]