Slideshow: After ‘Ondoy,’ Grief
Month: September 2009
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
Aid operations went into full swing two days after “Ondoy” devastated Metro Manila and other parts of the northern Philippines as various organizations started distributing relief goods to calamity victims.
By NERVE MACASPAC Bulatlat.com The total number of fatalities from tropical storm “Ondoy” (international name: Ketsana) that submerged some areas in Central Luzon and Calabarzon in mud and water may already be close to 200. The National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) has placed the death toll at 100 and the number of people affected at…
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis Bulatlat.com What’s in a name? A lot, if we are talking about Philippine politics and elections. That is why candidates do commercials, ‘infomercials’, post their faces in billboards, posters and streamers, sing, dance, and do just about anything just to make the public remember their name. It has always been an…
Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO Kulturang Popular Kultura Bulatlat.com Magiging historikal na araw ang Setyembre 26, 2009. Ito ang araw na lumubog ang Metro Manila at karatig-lugar. Ang araw na pinagmistulang lawa ng tubig at putik ang Marikina at Quezon City. Ito ang pinakamasahol na pagbaha ng kapitolyong rehiyon sa naalaalang kasaysayan. Text nga ng isang kaibigang…
In Marikina, ‘Ondoy’ Wreaks Havoc
Storm “Ondoy” Batters Manila, Nearby Areas
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Migrante International promotes the rights of migrant workers, exposes anomalies in the government and has been very vocal in its stand against the intensifying labor-export policy of the regime. Through the Migrante Sectoral Party, Migrante promises to provide OFWs the protection that they deserve.
By ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO
Long before National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera discovered that the military had been watching him, Jun Cruz Reyes, an award-winning writer, has been the subject of surveillance and harassment that began in 2006.
Survivors See Signs of Arroyo Doing a Marcos