By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Pagbabago! said Aquino’s first 100 days will be crucial as it will reveal the priorities of and set the tone for the new government.
By CRISLYN BALANGEN Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.comBulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — To promote bamboo as a good substitute for trees and as a good livelihood, the Benguet State University (BSU) will hold the first-ever Bamboo Techno-Forum and Industry Exposition here. This is in collaboration with Cordillera Bamboo Development Council (Corbamdev), Department of Trade and…
By RONALYN V. OLEA
Even as the Arroyo administration is about to turn over the reins of government to incoming president Noynoy Aquino, six new extrajudicial killings were committed, sending a message that impunity is here to stay, unless the incoming Aquino government will do something about it.
By ALDWIN QUITASOL
“For several years now, we have invited representatives of the United Nations and other independent bodies to visit units of the NPA and areas of operations of these units to see for themselves how the revolutionary movement upholds its policy of prohibiting the recruitment of children, and furthermore, how the rights and welfare of children are respected and promoted in revolutionary areas.” – CPP
By CHERYLL FIEL Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat.com PANABO CITY — It is supposed to be celebration time for members of progressive partylist groups Bayan Muna, Gabriela, Anakpawis, Kabataan, and Act Teachers. After all, they still managed to win seats in Congress in the recent polls despite attempts to prevent them from winning. But instead…
By MARYA SALAMAT
After more than a year of fighting for the recognition of their union and for their regularization, ABS CBN workers are now being offered regular status. But it comes with a price, which includes turning their back on their union.
By GRACE S. UDDIN
“With the new government, there is hope (in resuming peace talks),” said Paulynn Sicam, representative of the GRP panel secretariat, during a forum sponsored by the Bishops Ecumenical Forum (BEF) two days after the elections.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Like many students, Bea Samson, 17, maintains a blog where she can express her opinion, her thoughts and her ideas. Criticisms on school policies are among the many things Samson blogs about. And it was also the very same reason she was suspended by their school principal…
By EUGENE ROBINSON Truthout International Posted by Bulatlat.com WASHINGTON – When he ordered his escalation of the war in Afghanistan, President Obama pledged that U.S. troops “will begin to come home” in the summer of 2011. Discouraging reports from the war zone should make him more determined to keep his promise — and Americans more…