Month: October 2008

Review of Nilikhang Kasaysayan Visual Art Exhibit Sept. 21 – Nov. 28, 2008 Bantayog Memorial Center Quezon Avenue cor. EDSA, Quezon City The martial law that Ferdinand Edralin Marcos imposed in 1972 left a tragic imprint, snippets of terror and malevolent signs. In the visual art exhibit Nilikhang Kasaysayan, the violence of the tumultuous years…

The New People’s Army (NPA) unit in Southeastern Negros said that slain nursing student Rachelle Mae Palang was unarmed when elements of the Philippine Army killed her and two others. BY EDMUND B. SESTOSO Contributor Bulatlat The New People’s Army (NPA) unit in Southeastern Negros said that slain nursing student Rachelle Mae Palang was unarmed…

(1986-2008) NI E. SAN JUAN, JR. Inilathala ng Bulatlat Dalawampu’t dalawang taong tinipon ang lakas at binigkis ang diwa Dalawampu’t dalawang bigwas sa nguso ng imperyalismo Dalawampu’t dalawang bira sa ngipin ng berdugong militar Dalawampu’t dalawang dagok sa kilabot ng teroristang Estado Dalawampu’t dalawang hampas sa kuko ng burokrata-kapitalistang alipuris Dalawampu’t dalawang suntok sa sikmura…

Two doctors, one an advocate of community-based health programs and the other a toxicology expert, said that corporate greed, import liberalization, and the lack of priority given by the government to local food production and to ensuring food safety are to be blamed for the entry of melamine-contaminated products in the country.

BY BULATLAT In reaction to Department of Budget and Management Rolando Andaya, Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Liza Maza said the global financial crisis and the US recession will have ‘a substantial impact on our economy and on Filipino migrants in the United States.’ Andaya earlier claimed that jobs of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the…

BY BULATLAT The umbrella organization Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan-New Patriotic Alliance) slammed Mrs.Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and U.S. President George W. Bush for ‘passing the burden to the people in times of crisis.’ Renato Reyes Jr., Bayan secretary general said it was no surprise why Arroyo supports the $700 billion bailout plan of the Bush administration for…