Over 100 women from seven continents joined the International Womens Alliance (IWA) which focused on landlessness and widespread land grabbing.The women gathered on July 5 and 6 in Quezon City to discuss the 2011 World Bank report on Agriculture and Rural Development which noted that 75% of the world's poor live in rural areas and are mostly involved in agriculture.
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SEVERAL transport groups have expressed support for the implementation by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) of the controversial Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Project.
A party-list congressman who is vying to be a senator in the forthcoming elections has hit the government’s sudden resurrection of its push for the implementation of a national identification system that aims to envelop all State-issued IDs into one. read more »