Day: June 11, 2010

Special Release June 11, 2010 This is the second of a three-part series of special releases on de facto President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s supposed legacy. The government has allocated P10 million for the celebration of Arroyo’s supposed achievements in her 10-point agenda on Saturday. To serve as the program’s highlight is a parade of 10 floats…

By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise/Business World Posted by The story could have come right out of an American-made suspense thriller with the mysterious death of a nondescript fellow followed by a suspicious cover-up by government officials and the murder of a likely whistleblower. It has the makings of a classic whodunit except that this time…

Mary Jane Sollano, then 13, Aljane Bacanto who was then 16, and Gina Renecia who was then 15, were recruited to work as household helpers. What followed were years of abuse – of being hit with wood, iron bars and chains, heads slammed on walls, being made to endure hunger – for the slightest of reasons.

Peasant leaders are challenging president-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino to act on the case of the farmers of Sitio Buntod in Hacienda Yulo. The violent dispersal of the barricade of the farmers of Hacienda Yulo is the first attack against peasants since the election season began during the start of the year.