By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — A caravan of less than a hundred public utility vehicles composed mainly of FX taxis and jeepneys drove to Malacañang April 19 to condemn the government’s “deafening silence on oil price hikes. They demanded the removal of value added tax (VAT) imposition on oil products. They also called on…
Day: April 20, 2010
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the “most anti-environment and anti-people president ever,” an environmental group said.
By LYN V. RAMO Bulatlat.com MANILA — One of the alleged bogus party list groups did not show up at yesterday’s hearing on the disqualification case filed against it before the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Katribu party list earlier filed the case against Eugenio Insigne, first nominee of Agapay ng Indigenous Peoples Rights Alliance (A-IPRA).…
By PAULINE GIDGET ESTELLA
With reports from Kristine Abigail Lingbaoan
Doctors of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH)who applied for a leave of absence (LOA) in protest of the UP Board of Regents’ (BOR’s) “unceremonious” removal of Dr. Jose Gonzales as the PGH director experience harassment.
Local Politician and Military Intelligence Agent Extorting Money in the Name of the Revolutionary Movement
PRESS RELEASE April 19, 2010 Information Bureau Communist Party of the Philippines Other versions: Waray The Sergio Lobina Command of the New People’s Army in Eastern Samar today assailed Urbano Barbo or “Pater”, a councilor of Balangkayan town in the province, for extorting money from candidates in the election in the name of the revolutionary…