March 31, 2011 PRESS RELEASE DAVAO CITY —The streets of Davao City are silent but the people have spoken. Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Southern Mindanao declares victory today as the people valiantly expressed their voice against the unbridled exploitation of oil companies by way of a nationwide transport strike. A measly 5% of Davao City’s estimated 10,000…
Day: March 31, 2011
Ni RICHARD R. GAPPI Bulatlat.com I. Ang Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ay kumukolekta ng $25 sa bawat nakarehistrong OFW. Itinatakda ng Migrant Workers Act na P100 million dapat ang ilaan para sa legal assistance ng mga OFW. Bago maupong pangulo, P50 milyon ang pondo na inabutan ni Pangulong Aquino para sa legal assistance ng…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
The Philippines is within the Pacific “ring of fire,” precisely called so because besides volcanoes, there are many major faults in the country.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
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