Day: December 16, 2008

BY BULATLAT An international anti-imperialist organization hailed the Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at US President George W. Bush. In a statement sent through email, Jose Maria Sison, chairman of the International Coordinating Committee of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) called journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi of Cairo-based Al-Bahgdadia as a hero for hurling…

Retrenched overseas Filipino workers from Taiwan went to Malacañang hoping to receive assistance from the government. Instead, they were used for Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s photo gimmicks, and went home empty handed. BY ANGIE DE LARA AND RONALYN OLEA MIGRANT WATCH Bulatlat On December 5, Labor Secretary Marianito Roque and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration official Carmelita…