Day: November 26, 2005

I screamed for the last time. A long, loud, delicious scream. All my epidermal pain receptors stood at attention. I prayed that the isopropyl alcohol would do its job well. The piece of cotton emerged black from the excess ink, and bright red from the blood I shed. Then I vomited. My lizard, which I…

If all mining applications in the Cordillera region were approved, it would cover 1.7 million of the 1.8 million hectares of the entire region. By Lyn V. Ramo Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY- If all the applications for Financial and Technical Assistance Agreements (FTAAs), Mineral Production Sharing Agreements (MPSA) and exploration permits (EPAs)…

A Filipino-Australian who was wrongfully deported due to a discriminating immigration culture finally returned to Australia. Her lawyers say they will now pursue compensation for her. BY CESAR BEN BASAN BAROña Bulatlat.com Sydney, Australia – She was the face that Australia disowned. Filipino-Australian Vivian Alvarez Solon, also known as Vivian Alvarez Solon Young, is back…

Oct. 29 was a hard day for Muslim Filipinos. It was the same day newspapers carried the story of three Muslim suspects in the Valentine’s Day bus bombing being sentenced to death; when a certain Lalong Parad, a suspected Abu Sayyaf member, was shot dead in Jolo; and when Amil Salih Flamiano, 27, was arrested…

Australian workers are up in arms over government proposals that threaten labor rights. Filipino migrants show their solidarity by joining protest actions, the biggest Down Under since the Iraq war protests. BY CAESAR BEN BASAN A. BAROñA Bulatlat.com Filipino migrants under Migrante Philippines-Australia joined Australia’s huge workers’ rallies – the biggest in years since the…