Day: April 29, 2007

Maraming manunulat mula sa aming henerasyon ang nagsikap at nagsakripisyo, buhay man ang kapalit, sa pagsusulong ng pakikibaka at ng kanilang panulat. Marami rin ang nabigo. May mangilan-ngilang hindi na nga natuto’y ipinagpaparangalan pang ang kanilang panitikan ay sadyang sumasalungat sa “mahabang tradisyon ng panlipunang pakikisangkot ng panulaang Filipino.” NI GELACIO GUILLERMO* Inilathala ng Bulatlat…

Anime is one of the most popular forms of animation in the world today. Who would forget Voltes V of the early 70s? BY MAC BRYAN N. BAUTISTA Contributed to Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May 5, 2007 Anime is one of the most popular forms of animation in the world today. Who would…

BY CHESTER STONE P. BATNAG Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May 5, 2007 Muscles hit their limits on roads of ambition The nobility heard flows in songs of vision Within great needs for wealth, goal’s plated for auction Means won’t be held yet yields an equation Some often moved in chains from…

The beauty and majesty of Mount Apo, the country’s highest peak, have a way of enchanting young people like 23-year-old Alexandrous Ian Caasi. On Maundy Thursday, hours after reaching the peak, Ian went for a swim in the mountain’s freezing but beguiling lake. Minutes later, he was dead. By Angely Pamila M. Chi davaotoday.com Vol.…

BY DAVAOTODAY.COM POSTED BY BULATLAT Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May 5, 2007 DAVAO CITY — They’re young, intelligent, committed — and they have the world on their shoulders. Meet Davao City’s “Watershed Warriors.” They are select students from different schools in the city. They are members of the Watershed Management Youth Council (WMYC), a…

Farmers from six Cordillera provinces have forged a declaration against bilateral agreements on agriculture with other countries, particularly the impending ratification by Senate of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) and the country’s membership to the World Trade Organization (WTO). BY LYN V. RAMO Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May…

The run-up to this year’s May 2007 elections threatens to foreshadow this year’s May Day for workers. But this should not be so. BY BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May 5, 2007 The run-up to this year’s May 2007 elections threatens to foreshadow this year’s May Day for workers. But this should…

In Compostela Valley’s villages, a de facto martial law exists. Civilians have been tortured, detained, harassed and killed as the military increases its presence in the resource-rich province in order to protect, according to residents and activists, plantation and mining companies. The deaths of killing of two civilians by soldiers last Wednesday were the offshoots…