Day: August 15, 2012

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO MANILA — A lawmaker has charged that the Benigno Aquino III administration’s proposed budget allocation for education is so meager that it will drive state schools to implement more commercialization schemes, tuition and other increases, and other income-generating activities. During a recent congressional budget deliberation for the proposed allocation…

In Makati, the poor of Guatemala street know nothing of the city’s wealth “We have heard that the Makati City fathers want to make Makati a premier city; we wish that it would do so without driving out the poor like us. We are people, too, and we are willing to do our share if only the government would help us a little instead of mostly ignoring us.”