Day: September 15, 2007

A year has passed since the extrajudicial killing of peasant-leader and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan- Bohol chapter (Bayan-Bohol) Chairman Victor Olayvar. And justice is as elusive as ever for Olayvar and five other victims of extrajudicial killings in Bohol province. BY KAREN PAPELLERO Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 32, September 16-22, 2007 TAGBILARAN CITY – A year…

The Philippine government could actually keep Filipino nurses from going abroad by utilizing revenues it would otherwise have foregone under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). BY IBON FOUNDATION Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 32, September 16-22, 2007 The Philippine government could actually keep Filipino nurses from going abroad by utilizing revenues it would…

Presiding Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro and Associate Justices Francisco Villaruz Jr. and Diosdado Peralta should be applauded not for upholding the rule of law – for it is their task as justices to do so – but for setting a momentous historical precedent. Sadly, the historical significance of all these are lost when taken within…

BY SOC JOSE SECRETARY-GENERAL, CONCERNED ARTISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES DEMOCRATIC SPACE Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 32, September 16-22, 2007 The National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is the lead agency for policy making on culture and the arts. It is also the administrator of the more than P1-billion National Endowment Fund…

Are you looking for a gastronomic adventure in the heart of Cebu City? Are you looking for something to tame the effects of alcohol after a night out with friends? Just tell the taxi driver to bring you to DOH (Department of Health) in busy Fuente Osmeña Boulevard. And have your feast in the sidewalk…

NI OLIVER CARLOS Inilathala ng Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 32, September 16-22, 2007 Tumangis kayo mga inang inagawan… Kayo na nagluluksa at naninikluhod… na sana’y matabunan na lang ng lupa… O bumuka ang langit upang kayo’y higupin; pailanlang sa kung saan… Tumangis kayo mga inang naghahangad… na makatakas na lamang sa walang katapusang pag-asam na…