Day: May 8, 2010
Never Too Young
By Anne Ednalyn Dela Cruz Bulatlat.com Two victims of human rights violations who were former campus journalists were given tribute by fellow campus journalists from College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) during the 70th National Student Press Convention in Negros Occidental last April 25. Former CEGP-Visayas vice president and former editor of Vital Signs,…
By Anne Ednalyn Dela Cruz Bulatlat.com May 3 marks World Press Freedom Day. On that day, journalists, both professionals and students, gathered together to celebrate the freedom of the press, and to remind the people of its essence in society. In the morning, the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) flew kites at the…
MANILA — Eighty-six foreign delegates from 11 countries will observe the conduct of automated elections in the country’s nine regions. Composed of academicians, lawyers, law students, journalists, social workers, union organizers, church workers, the foreign delegates will document specific cases of fraud and violence to some of the country’s hot spot areas. Delegates came from…
By MARYA SALAMAT
Buried beneath the mudslinging are the platforms or lack of it and position on issues of the presidential candidates. Bulatlat based the following report on the stand of the different presidential candidates from the analysis and criteria produced by Pagbabago!
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO, ANDREA ZARAH DAYAO, ANNE EDNALYN DELA CRUZ and ALEXANDRA GARBRIELLA FRANCISCO
With reports from PAGBABAGO! PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE
There are 61 candidates for senator, and yet only a few have been covered by the media. Thus, only the old names – those running for reelection or making a comeback – are making it to the top 12.
BY ANDREA ZARAH DAYAO, ANNE EDNALYN DELA CRUZ and CIELO EUNICE FLORES
Little is known about what party-list groups represent and what they have done since party-list elections were first held in 1998.
By ANGEL S. AVERIA JR. / EU-CenPEG Project 3030/AESWatch
The cloud of doubt that hovers over the credibility and acceptability of the election results come May 10, 2010 has grown darker.
By SONNY AFRICA / IBON Features
Candidates can cultivate an image of reform but what exactly, beyond the predictable motherhood statements, can and will they do?
By ANDREA ZARAH DAYAO and JENNY DE VENECIA
Long-battered not only by storms but also by extreme poverty, the urban poor are asking presidential candidates and the next administration for immediate relief and long-term solutions to their problems.