Month: May 2013
The farm workers are complaining that a year since the Supreme Court decision became final and executory, they are nowhere near owning the land that is rightfully theirs while the Cojuangco-Aquino clan has already been given an advance payment and the decisions of the Department of Agrarian Reform would result in President Aquino’s family retaining control over the land.
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis After the brief but tumultuous electoral exercise, the Filipino people would be facing the same issues again. This is not to say that we should forget about what happened during the May 2013 elections. The Commission on Elections, through its chairman the hot-tempered Sixto Brillantes Jr., still has a lot of…
“The residents would prefer to live along danger zones than relocating to death zones.” – Kadamay
“Eventually, no matter how the DOH strongly denies it, the POC will turn into a private corporation and thus, can no longer provide free nor affordable health services for the people, especially the majority poor.”
Citing former Air Force Col. Eduardo Kapunan’s right to “full liberty”, lawyer Lorna Kapunan led her team of lawyers in offering to Branch 98 Rizal Regional Trial Court six exhibits, all but one of which were objected to by the private prosecutors from the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers.
“If there was really a Hocus PCOS that happened, only Comelec and Smartmatic would know.” – Migrante Party-list
The international lawyers’ group called on the Government of the Philippines and the NDFP to resume the negotiations based on their previous agreements “to earnestly, patiently and sincerely address and comprehensively resolve the underlying social, economic and political reasons for the armed conflict and resistance.”
“Who among the elected and losing candidates from the senatorial to the local level would know how many votes had they really garnered in this election? Or if the ranking of the senatorial candidates and party list groups accurately reflect their true votes?” – AES Watch
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – The municipal coordinator of Anakpawis in Mawab, Compostela Valley was gunned down by still unidentified men last May 25, according to Karapatan-Southern Mindanao Region (SMR) chapter. Eddie Cañon, 43, was shot several times by suspected agents in Nuevo Iloco village, Mawab town on May 25. In a text…