By MARYA SALAMAT
“You go to a public hospital emergency room to have your wound cleaned, you have to first buy some cotton, wound antiseptic, and dressings, before you can be treated,” said Joel Bitanga, 40, an X-ray technician in San Lazaro Hospital.
Sidebar: Health workers blame Aquino’s PPPs for further crippling the Philippine Orthopedic Center
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Migrante Middle East projects that under the Saudization Nitaqat scheme, some 30 percent of the 1.2M Filipinos in Saudi Arabia or around 360,000 OFWs would be affected.
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com As the second state of the nation address of the Aquino administration draws nearer, the government and the media have been reminding the Filipino people of the supposed social contract entered into between President Benigno Aquino III during his June 30 inaugural address – where he even led an oath taking…
by INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Alyansa ng mga Mangagawang Bukid sa Hacienda Luisita (AMBALA) through its counsel Jobert Pahilga of the Sentro para sa Tunay na Repormang Agraryo (Sentra) filed a motion for reconsideration, July 20, on the Supreme Court decision ordering the Department of Agrarian Reform to hold a referendum…