At least 74 percent of the country’s population is susceptible to multiple hazards, including coastal hazards such as typhoons, storm surges and rising sea levels, according to the 2018 World Risk Report. The report ranked the Philippines third among countries most vulnerable to disaster risks.
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This year will likely see the biggest contraction in employment in the country’s history. Employment contracted by 1.2 million in July 2020 from the same period last year, falling to 41.3 million employed according to the latest labor force survey.
One of the two Filipinos who died following a gas explosion at an Abu Dhabi restaurant on Monday was on his way for a medical check ahead of his visa renewal.
“Hayaan nating manariwa / sa ating kaisipan / ang kanilang kadakilaan / at kagitingan…”
Filipinos in the UAE are concerned after the minimum salary required to acquire an Affidavit of Support and Guarantee (AoS), an attested letter issued to Filipino tourists as a proof, was raised from Dh3,500 to Dh10,000 with effect from August 24.
Government soldiers forced an indigenous person to eat human feces during a military operation in San Marcelino, Zambales Province last August 21, groups reported.
As the country commemorates National Heroes Day today, August 31, progressive groups honor the heroes of the people’s struggles and those martyred by the Rodrigo Duterte regime with this music video.
“The teachers were about to take photos of the incident but were threatened by the ‘Bagani’ leader Lito Gambay, who told them to leave as President (Rodrigo) Duterte will know about this,” the SOS said. Students and community members cried out of frustration as their school was beingdestroyed, the group added.
IBON noted that this is the smallest among the major economies of Southeast Asia. This is less than in Singapore (19.7%), Vietnam (13.3%), Thailand (9.6%), Indonesia (4.4%) and Malaysia (4.3%). It is also less than half of the global average of around 6.2% of GDP.
A group of neighbors and friends from Rizal Province were the first ones to submit signatures for the people’s initiative for an ABS-CBN franchise.