Day: October 7, 2011

Ni RICHARD R. GAPPI Salin sa Ingles ni ARIS REMOLLINO Mansanas, ang alangaang; ang gitna ng sanga at balat ng daigdig. At ang sinumang nais kumagat ay hindi naghihintay ng batak ng halubigat* kundi hatak ng palad. O tipa ng daliring nagliliyab na ang mitsa ng init ay nasa sulok ng isip kung saan posporo…

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star That political dynasties continue to dominate Congress isn’t hard news anymore. A news report on an Asian Institute of Management Policy Center study showing this has been relegated to the inside, rather than the front, page of a major daily. Nonetheless, it’s worth looking…

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld In a remark that has since been condemned not only by the protesting students but also by engaged academics, thinking journalists and even half-asleep politicians, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte ventured the opinion that students should “concentrate on their studies rather than [walk] out of their classrooms…

Ni ROLANDO B. TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Matagumpay ang education strike laban sa budget cuts noong 23 Setyembre 2011. Mga isang libo raw kaming nagmartsa mula sa UP Diliman, kasama ang guro at kawani, karamihan ay estudyante. Walong libo na nang makarating sa Mendiola, kasama ng iba pang kahanay sa edukasyon mula sa SUCs (state universities and…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Felisando Repaso, 53, was hoping he could get some financial assistance from the Social Security System (SSS). His house in Cupang village in Antipolo, Rizal was shattered by the strong winds of typhoon “Pedring.” A jeepney driver, Repaso admitted he has stopped his contributions to the SSS, saying…