Day: February 7, 2014
“The seeds planted by Ka Greg in the fertile soil of Negros will surely continue to grow…”
“The use of schools for military purposes puts children at risk of attack and hampers children’s right to education.” – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Last year, soldiers from the 25th Infantry Battalion Philippine Army occupied the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. (STTICLCI) in Purok 4-B, Mangayon village, Compostela Valley. The soldiers reportedly arrested four students, interrogated, and used them as guides in military operations.
GUNITA NG SALITA Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Ito ang self-referential hashtag na unisex, “gandangganda sa sarili” o “gwaponggwapo sa sarili.” Reafirmasyon ito ng selfie at ng selfie na kuha ng iba, karaniwang posed shot, at kung gayon, may posed na kahulugan at posed na pangangailangan ng kahulugan. Ang posed na kahulugan ay tulad ng maari…
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective In December of 2013, when Meralco’s petition for a rate hike was approved, Malacañang scrambled to justify it. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma said the rate hike is neither “arbitrary nor unreasonable.” Coloma echoed Meralco’s justification that the rate increase would be “temporary” because of the “maintenance shutdown of the Malampaya…
The Cojuanco clan was reportedly paid P471.5 million ($10.477 million) as compensation for turning over the land of Hacienda Luisita to the farmworker beneficiaries. But how come the Tarlac Development Corporation, owned by the clan, are now claiming choice parts of the land, and Aquino’s friends such as Virgie Torres are brandishing land lease agreements to kick out farmers from the land they have been tilling?
They allowed the people, even kids, to hold their guns and pose for the cameras. Placed in front of the tent that has camouflaged sacks on top of one another is a machine gun. Two mortar launchers- short and long range, were also in display.
“Majority of Filipino women have no food, no sustainable jobs, no affordable health care, education, housing and other social services. Women are poorer and hungrier under the administration of President Aquino.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan