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#EarthDay2020: PH facing its 'worst ecological crisis' – IBON Foundation

Apr 22, 2020 - 5:05 PM

IBON Foundation says the sorry state of the Philippine environment has made Filipinos very vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

Ibon Foundation alarmed over water shortage during coronavirus lockdown

Apr 09, 2020 - 2:21 PM

Parts of Metro Manila experience water service interruptions, according to think tank IBON Foundation

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No loans needed: Think tank says ditch infra projects for virus response

Apr 06, 2020 - 4:35 PM

IBON Foundation's Sonny Africa says the government has at least P975 billion of infrastructure projects for 2020, and a quarter of those may be discontinued to fund the pandemic response

P296 billion needed monthly vs coronavirus, says think tank

Mar 25, 2020 - 5:40 PM

Ibon Foundation urges the Philippine government to spend heavily on cash assistance and subsidies to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus

Ibon Foundation files complaint vs 3 gov't officials over red-tagging

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:04 PM

The policy research group wants the Ombudsman to punish 3 key officials, including Communications Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy, for 'malicious abuse of authority and negligent performance of duties as public officials'

Ibon Foundation: Duterte gov't 'red-tagging' meant to silence dissent

Jan 31, 2020 - 12:39 AM

Ibon Foundation, a policy research group formed in 1978, says 'the public deserves the truth and to be informed about the issues that matter to them the most'

Ibon Foundation alarmed over 'police inspection' notice

Nov 08, 2019 - 12:06 AM

Colonel Joaquin Alva, who is now the chief of staff of the PNP Legal Service, denies making the call. He has been out of Metro Manila police for 8 years.

What you can do to help Filipino rice farmers

Sep 06, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Groups urge Filipinos to buy local rice and support Filipino farmers as they feel the severe effects of the rice tariffication law

HELP THE FARMERS. PH farmers facing an ordeal since the passing of the Philippine Rice Tariffication Law.

Ibon Foundation claims attack on website

Apr 19, 2019 - 5:19 PM

(UPDATED) On Twitter, Ibon Foundation executive director Sonny Africa says they are working on resurrecting the site

'Exclusionary growth' seen in big dip in PH employment in 2017

Mar 03, 2018 - 5:36 PM

Ibon Foundation notes that this is the largest drop in the number of employed Filipinos 'since the aftermath of the 1997 Asian financial crisis'

CASER what? Campaign to promote PH-NDF talks launched

May 22, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Ibon Foundation launches CASERgoals a campaign to promote public awareness on talks to reform the country s socio economic policies

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN. Ibon Foundation launches a social media campaign to promote understanding of talks on Comprehensive Agreement on Social and Economic Reforms or CASER. Rappler photo

Do VP bets support tax reform?

Mar 31, 2016 - 10:24 AM

Over taxation is among the primary concerns of Filipinos particularly the middle class

TALK TAX. All vice presidential hopefuls say they support lowering income tax rates.

Ibon to PH: One more chance? No, break up with APEC

Nov 22, 2015 - 1:00 AM

In a MovePH interview via Facebook Live Stream Ibon Foundation suggests that the Philippines should call it quits with APEC for the pain it has reportedly caused the country

APEC: Special lanes for whom?

Nov 14, 2015 - 10:47 PM

There was a time before APEC and before the era of globalization that people s lives got better even if slowly and sometimes haltingly and economic policy was not so methodical in supporting corporate profits and swelling oligarchic wealth

Palace: 'No debate on need for tax reforms'

Oct 31, 2015 - 5:10 PM

Let us not mislead the public The President and his Cabinet and this government [are] in favor of reviewing the tax laws says Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda

AQUINO CABINET. President Benigno Aquino III and some Cabinet officials at the NEDA Board meeting at the Palace Aguinaldo State Dining Room on June 19, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

#TalkThursday: A post-SONA assessment of the economy

Aug 01, 2014 - 9:23 PM

Rappler talks to IBON Foundation Executive Director Jose Africa on the 2014 SONA and the picture it paints of the Philippine economy

Fiscal cliff act to cut remittances to PH

Jan 05, 2013 - 4:07 PM

The American Taxpayers Relief Act forces Filipinos in the US to pay 33 more in taxes

'Plan 747' to finally take off?

Nov 29, 2012 - 5:21 PM

Will Plan 747 finally take off during the term of President Benigno Aquino III?