Public-transport drivers and operators in several urban areas across the country – including, for the first time, Makati City – denounce the measly oil-price rollbacks by the Big Three oil companies, as well as their “manipulation” of the prices of oil and gas products, such as LPG, to the detriment of unorganized and ordinary consumers.
Day: July 12, 2009
Organizers said the July 10 walkout was a build-up to a much bigger protest action on President Arroyo’s ninth and last State of the Nation Address in Congress on July 27. “The youth shall make sure that this shall really be Arroyo’s last Sona,” Alvin Peters of NUSP said. View slideshow
Students Walk Out of Classes Vs Cha-Cha
MANILA– Eugenio Vagni, the last of the three International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff members abducted in the southern Philippines on Jan. 15, has been freed, the ICRC said Sunday. Vagni, an Italian, regained his freedom in the early hours of July 12. He is tired after 179 days in captivity but, given…