The Feast of the Black Nazarene
Day: January 16, 2011
For Vendors, Harder Work for Lesser Profit
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Kentz, a major contractor that operates one of the world’s biggest nickel-cobalt refineries in the world, is accused of mistreating its Filipino workers, one of whom the company allegedly kidnapped to prevent the other abused workers from protesting.
Letter to the Editor January 14, 2011 On the very first day of the year, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) launched its new counter insurgency plan called Bayanihan purportedly to end armed resistance in the country within the six-year term of President Noynoy Aquino. It claimed that such oplan is far different from…
News Release January 16, 2011 The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan today called on new Comelec chief Atty. Sixto Brillantes to “clean up Comelec and rectify the systemic problems of fraud and corruption that have become the hallmark of the poll body.” “Atty. Brillantes is now in a position to look into many of the…