Day: July 2, 2005

While campaigning for the ouster of their president Winston Garcia, employees of the Government Service Insurance System take a step higher by calling for the ouster of the one who appointed him – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat.com Beaming with pride after the Court of Appeals (CA) decided June 16 that their four-day…

On the taped conversations, the legitimacy of the GMA presidency, and the validity of the laws signed by GMA The controversy generated by the surfacing of CDs containing taped conversations allegedly between President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Election Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano has provoked a debate on whether the presidency of Malacañang’s current occupant is legitimate…

By ELMER A. ORDOÑEZ Bulatlat.com Francisco Nemenzo Jr., former president of the University of the Philippines, has said at a Diliman forum that the alternative to the present administration—facing a crisis of confidence—is a revolutionary government. Francisco Nemenzo Jr., former president of the University of the Philippines, has said at a Diliman forum that the…

By Jasper Almirante/ Bulatlat Bulatlat.com President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been going around threatening to charge with sedition everyone calling for her ouster in the wake of the surfacing of CDs supposedly containing taped conversations between her and Commission on Elections (Comelec) official Virgilio Garcillano. The coversations allegedly had to do with the fraud that reportedly…

A multipartite meeting involving the striking union, Lepanto management, local government and labor officials, coupled with several pre-dawn dispersal operations, failed to weaken workers’ resolve to push for their demands. BY Lyn V. Ramo and Abigail T. Bengwayan Northern Dispatch Bulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The labor dispute in the Lepanto Mines in Mankayan town…