“With only a few days left for the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV), all signs say that less than 50% of registered voters in Hong Kong will be able to vote. Thousands of OFWs have again been disenfranchised in this election no matter how many times the COMELEC tries to deny it and cover up its…
Day: May 6, 2010
Prepare To Protest vs Fraud, Comelec’s Election Sabotage– Gabriela
“AES stands for Automated Elections Sabotage,” declared Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Luzviminda Ilagan, referring to the technical foul-ups during COMELEC tests of the PCOS machines a mere four days before elections. “It is beyond incompetence. It cannot even be described as simple failure of technology. After COMELEC’s super-confident proclamation that it was all systems go…
Inadequate Budget Starving the Country’s Health System
By PAULINE GIDGET ESTELLA and KRISTINE ABIGAIL LINGBAOAN
Whoever wins the top position in the May 10 elections should generously increase the budget for health. The government must deploy more practitioners especially in poor communities, where people could not afford quality healthcare.
On Its Second Installment, Iron Man Privatizes World Peace
By JENNIFER CHAN Bulatlat.com If there’s one movie you should watch this summer, it’s Iron Man 2 directed by Jon Favreau (who ironically plays Happy Hogan in the movie). After the success of the first movie (also directed by Favreau), audiences gamely waited for the sequel. And if the ticket lines are any indication, Iron…
Campus Journalists Endorse Progressive Party-list and Senatoriables
By ANNE EDNALYN DELA CRUZ
The College Editors Guild of the Philippines endorses Makabayan senatoriables Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza, who they believe, will uphold rights of journalists and the youth. Kabataan Rep. Raymond Palatino intends to amend the Campus Journalism Act of 1991.
Gabriela Highlights Project RunAway: The Election Season Collection
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
The fashion show, also a satirical commentary, serves as platform — literally and figuratively — for the people’s issues.