Month: March 2012

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The 74th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Air Force led by a Lt. Vitalico Sacoso and based in Sitio Malamig, Brgy. Sto. Nino, San Francisco, in Quezon Province is being charged of illegally arresting three youth in Brgy. Pangsanghan, also in Quezon. The three youth, Elmer Desoyo,…

By MARYA SALAMAT
“While drivers are being forced to grapple with reduced income and the people with higher fares and costs of goods, the government and the oil companies are swimming in profits and VAT windfall.”

Sidebar: Coalition against oil price increases invites public to join noise barrage on March 30

Main Story: Inaction on oil price hikes, a ‘huge case of corruption’ – Alliance Against Oil Price Increases By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – ‘While we are drowning in misery, they are swimming in luxury… We are like in a FPJ movie, we are being badly beaten first, before they deign to give us alms…”…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Manila-Employees of the Philippine Postal Corporation are up in arms against the new administration led by former Bulacan governor Maria Josefina Mendoza de la Cruz over its rationalization program. The two biggest employees union in Philpost, the PhilPost Rank-and-File Employees Association, Inc. (PRAFEA) – Confederation for Unity, Recognition and…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Somebody needs to speak about the human right situation — the disappearances, the detention of political prisoners, the tortures and the over all lack of legal security Filipinos face. This is a big challenge for the Philippines, and these need to be addressed.”