By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO and RONALYN V. OLEA
When they agreed to be relocated from Isla Puting Bato, they were thinking about their safety and the future of their children. The rampaging floodwaters from La Mesa dam last week washed away whatever security they felt when they first transferred here.
By MARYA SALAMAT
The accused and powerful personalities backing them have used political influence, legal wrangling, and even veiled threats to elude justice.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
A storm has been brewing, not only within the Philippine area of responsibility but within weather bureau Pagasa itself.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
People who have open wounds or lesions and waded through floods are highly at risk of being infected by Leptospirosis. The bacteria can also penetrate through the mouth, nose or the eyes.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Organizations of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and advocacy groups espousing migrant rights welcomed the Philippine government’s recent ratification of International Labor Organization Convention 189 (C189) on domestic work, saying that it was a victory to be credited to OFWs worldwide. After months of being lobbied by Filipino…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The election watchdog Kontra-Daya and the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) have filed a petition with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) calling for the immediate and final disqualification of a number of party-list groups, among them groups led by relatives of President Benigno Aquino III and those…