While the NDFP said it is open to resuming peace talks with the government, it noted that the Aquino government’s pronouncements, and its actions reveal a seeming lack of interest in pursuing the talks.
Month: September 2013
Another NDFP consultant nabbed
Ma. Loida Magpatoc, 52 years old, had her Document of Identification with her, identifying her as one of the Jasig-protected individuals, when state security forces arrested her on July 28 in Digos City, Davao del Sur.
MRT’s pass-on taxes to commuters, planned hike hit
Just like Manila Water and Maynilad, the government and its Metro Rail Transit Corporation is making the public pay its corporate income taxes.
Rights groups decry air strikes in Sagada, other parts of Cordillera
“The air strikes and strafing in Sagada, Mt. Province have affected the livelihood source of the people – the forest, water sources and farms. The security of the people as well was endangered with their manner of operations.” – Cordillera Human Rights Alliance
Call of the times
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
No fund for health?
Politics of helping
QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Bulatlat.com Aside from being sexual and social animals, we are also ‘helping’ beings. Giving aid to a neighbor in need is considered an ethical duty. Volunteering in charity houses, community shelters, and churches once in a while is equated with doing good. We honor individuals and groups whose mission is to…