Day: October 15, 2010

By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise | BusinessWorld Posted by Bulatlat.com President Benigno Aquino III’s handling of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC) report on the August hostage-taking fiasco exposes his administration’s lack of transparency; his abuse of presidential prerogatives in order to shield his friends and allies from accountability as public officials; and his propensity…

The bitter plight of Filipino farmers continues past the Aquino administration’s first 100 days and into October which the peasant movement marks as Peasant Month. By IBON Features | IBON FOUNDATION Posted by Bulatlat.com The First 100 Days Report of Pres. Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino’s administration made no mention of its program for land reform. This…

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Posted by Bulatlat.com Sen. Joker Arroyo, who served as executive secretary during the Corazon Aquino presidency, said early this week that “lesser legal minds” reviewed the report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC). The IIRC was chaired by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, and included,…