By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective | Bulatlat.com Photos of the Napoles family with two top officials of the Aquino government have been circulating in social media sites. One photo showed Senate President Franklin Drilon and wife with the Napoles couple. Another showed President Benigno Aquino III with Janet Lim-Napoles’s daughter Jean. Senate President Drilon angrily…
Day: September 12, 2013
To really address the roots of the Moro Question and attain a just and lasting peace in Mindanao, Aquino must conduct a comprehensive and genuine peace policy with the active participation and involvement not only of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) but also of other legitimate stakeholder organizations that include the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) of Prof. Nur Misuari and the Sultanate of Sulu & North Borneo led by Sultan Jamalul Kiram III. – MCPA
MANILA – Students, professors, and administrators of the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and Miriam College held a joint protest action Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Katipunan, Quezon City to show their solidarity with nationwide protests against the pork barrel system. Dubbed as a “Day of Rage vs Pork and Corruption,” different youth…
Latest Philippine export data of minerals to major destinations such as Japan, China, US and Canada amounted to $1.59 billion, mostly of copper, gold and nickel.
“We could no longer take Noynoy Aquino’s foot-dragging on the implementation of the law while almost every month or week, a martial law victim dies.” – SELDA
It was just hard not to hear them — their voices were becoming more and more distinct.
These large foreign-controlled mining firms, in hopes of surviving the mining crisis, would intensify land grabbing of mineral-rich areas and extraction of mineral wealth. At the same time, it would cut production expenses. – Kalikasan PNE
The peace policy of President Aquino should not be divisive and exclusive. It should not leave out a legitimate group just to appease another group. This is no way of talking peace in Mindanao.” – Bayan Muna Representative Zarate