Day: September 17, 2010

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“I’ll keep mentioning this case to the President…It’s just a matter of time, you can expect some action,” Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said when asked about the Morong 43 case. “It’s the case I would want to focus on after the [IRRC],” De Lima said, referring to the Incident Report and Review Committee on the Aug. 23 hostage taking incident.

By BULATLAT MANILA — A Filipino domestic helper was found dead in a hospital in Saudi Arabia on September 8. Migrante Middle East, an overseas Filipino workers group, said they suspect that there was foul play in the victim’s death. Based on the initial investigation of the Migrante’s welfare officers, the 22-year-old victim was rushed…

The judges’ threat to stage a “revolt” and resign is not just a reaction to poor priorities set in the national budget. It is indicative of dissatisfaction that has started to build up against a wavering and compromising presidential leadership and at slim prospects of seeing reform being undertaken under Aquino III. By the Policy…