Day: February 20, 2010

Media Release February 20, 2010 Gabriela Women’s Party expressed today grave concern on the reported power crisis badly hitting Mindanao. Power failure in the island on election day would mean failure of the procedure. Malacañang allies in the House of the Representatives have proposed granting Gloria Macapagal Arroyo emergency powers based on this alarming report.…

By IBON FOUNDATION Posted by Bulatlat Results of the latest IBON nationwide survey showed that majority of Filipinos believe poll automation will not address the problem of alleged electoral fraud. Of the 85.4% respondents who are aware of the poll automation program, 63% believe that it will not solve fraud in the upcoming elections. The…

By Atty. ALNIE G. FOJA Posted by Bulatlat.com Today, I was awakened with thoughts of Doc Merry and Rey. Doc Merry (Dr. Merry Mia-Clamor) and Rey (Reynaldo Macabenta) are two of those illegally arrested at a health training in Morong, Rizal and who are now being illegally detained at Camp Capinpin. Who are Doc Merry…

By BULATLAT Multinational food giant Dole Philippines operating in South Cotabato in Mindanao has resurrected its company-backed employees’ organization to divide the ranks of workers and usurp the representation of legitimate union leaders who have been asserting the workers’ rights. UR-Dole, the company-backed organization of Dole Philippines employees, has recently called for a general assembly…