By MARYA SALAMAT
The striking Nestlé workers had asked the new president as soon as he was inaugurated to help resolve the issues that had brought them to their nearly nine-year strike.
The urban poor in the city have another reason to protest in the streets these days. They rage not just because their houses are being demolished, but, this time, because they could not just take the rapidly increasing costs of surviving anymore, especially with the announced spike in electricity rates.
The Beatens: John Lamon/Fool McCartney/Gringo Starve/ George Pawison Prodyuser: Georgeman “Martian” V. Gervacio Timogapool (some kilometers away from London Biscuit), Iligan City In the town where I was bored Lived a man who sailed to sea And he told us of his lie In the land of snobparins So we walked a straighter path Till…