Day: June 16, 2009

By MACARIO PACANA Bulatlat CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Welcoming three new convenors to their cause, the People’s Movement Against Charter Change (People’s March) has vowed sustained mass actions and protests against constitutional amendments. The broad coalition of sectoral organizations, peoples’ organizations, academe, youth and school organizations and church people is part of the…

By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise / Business World Posted by Bulatlat The anti-Charter change (Chacha) and anti-Arroyo forces had barely a week to mount the muscle-flexing protest action yesterday in Ayala Avenue, Makati City and in major urban centers nationwide. They achieved a big measure of success by gathering thousands in Makati and hundreds if not…

After the Supreme Court’s ruling junking the petitions seeking to nullify House Resolution (HR) 1109 calling for a constituent assembly (Con-ass) to amend the charter even without the Senate, a militant lawmaker called on the people to remain vigilant saying “this will surely incite Ms Arroyo’s allies to force the situation and convene her self-serving…