Day: September 14, 2010

Press Release Sept. 14, 2010 What’s wrong with brain drain? Nothing, says the new health secretary. Kabataan Partylist Representative Raymond Palatino today expressed dismay and alarm over statements made by Health Secretary Enrique Ona on the mass exodus of Filipino doctors and nurses, saying that the government seeing nothing wrong with the migration of health…

News Release Sept. 14, 2010 “Barely 100 days into his administration, another activist is killed. We strongly condemn the death of Naldo Labrador. This is proof of the continuing persecution against activists. It is proof that Oplan Bantay Laya remains operational under President Aquino and proof of this administration’s anti-peasant disposition,” thus said GABRIELA Women’s…

News Release Sept. 14, 2010 “The move of the Supreme Court to suspend the impeachment proceedings against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez is a step backward in terms of holding erring government officials accountable.” Thus said Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Luz Ilagan following reports that the Supreme Court has ordered the suspension of impeachment proceedings in the…

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Posted by Bulatlat.com The fall-out from the killing of eight tourists from Hong Kong and Canada last August 23 could include a spike in discrimination and even violence against Overseas Filipino Workers in Hong Kong and other parts of China. There are also fears that whatever efforts…