Day: December 4, 2010

By Northern Dispatch ?Posted by Bulatlat VIGAN CITY–Around 2,000 students, administration staff, faculty members and other school personnel of the University of Northern Philippines (UNP) joined the protest action against budget cuts beginning December 1. ? “Today, we gather as one to make a strong voice to oppose the threat of stealing the youth’s future…

By Northern Dispatch ?Posted by Bulatlat BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera youth are disgusted with the Aquino administration’s efforts to white-wash the 1.9B budget cut on state universities and colleges in the 2011 national budget. Now, more and more students, teachers, non-teaching personnel and parents are expressing their support for the student protest actions against…

I. Rehas Isang karsel ang dibdib; kulungan itong binibisita ng kanyang istetoskop upang tukuyin ang sakit ng kasukasuan at nakalagdang kirot sa ubod ng kalamnan. Bawat lapat at diin, kasabay nang malalim na buntung-hininga, ay maingat na paghimaymay sa s/ugat ng pag-iral. Nanumpa siya kay Hipokritus at ito ay kanyang tinanganan; mapadako man siya sa…

Research group IBON calls on lawmakers deliberating on the budget for the controversial Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Program to look into the resulting additional debt burden that Filipinos will shoulder to repay the program’s loans. Depending on interest rate trends, initial IBON estimates are that the Philippines total loan service for the World Bank and…

BY Cheryll D. Fiel Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY – Two former Bombo Radyo Davao broadcasters Dennis Lazo and Arthur Borneo filed a complaint of illegal dismissal before the National Labor Relations Commission regional officer here last Wednesday December 1. Lazo was terminated from work as anchorperson/reporter last August 10 and Borneo on…

BY Cheryll D. Fiel Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat.com COMPOSTELA VALLEY — The New People’s Army (NPA) released last Sunday November 28 a soldier they seized at a check point in Sitio Mabatas, Barangay Upper Ulip in Monkayo town, Compostela Valley province. Corporal Daiem Amsali Hadjaie of the 25th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army…

BAGUIO CITY — The Baguio-Benguet chapter of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) strongly condemns the Presidential Security Guard (PSG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) maltreatment of a local reporter who was covering Pres. Noynoy Aquino’s ribbon-cutting at the Jollibee-Harrison in this city, Friday, November 26. A PSG wearing a white…

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis Bulatlat.com Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and his colleagues who participated in the Oakwood mutiny and who later stood their ground amid offers of the previous administration to sacrifice their principles in exchange for their freedom would finally be released, most probably before Christmas. Rightfully so, because their only ‘crime’ was their…