“It is sad and at the same time a cause for outrage that a venue for accountability such as the impeachment process is being shut close by Aquino’s allies. The people must continue to seek accountability elsewhere.” – Renato Reyes Jr., Bagong Alyansang Makabayan secretary general
Month: September 2014
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Here is another day in the hard, maddening life of a commuter. Yesterday, I left our office at about 4:30 in the afternoon. Usually, I’ll be home by around 6:30 to 7 p.m. if I take the MRT (counting slow traffic). I live in southern Metromanila but…
It has been 22 years since the signing of the landmark agreement The Hague Joint Declaration of 1992, which provided the framework for the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
“This is just one of his delaying tactics. He does not want to be convicted. He wants to be spared from the conditions of a regular jail.”– Mrs. Concepcion Empeño, on Jovito Palparan Jr’s motion for reconsideration seeking transfer to a military jail in Metro Manila
“We have done everything we could. But we are faithful to what we started and we will pursue it until the end.” – Edita Burgos
Environment advocates here pointed out that while the ice bucket challenge in support of the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research has raised awareness on the disease, it has wasted lots of water.
DAVAO CITY — In preparation for their collective bargaining agreement (CBA) negotiations to be held September, rank and file workers of LBC Davao held a “protest run” and urged their management to discontinue its unfair labor practices. About 30 members of LBC Davao Employees Union (LBDCDEU-ADLO-KMU) ran the length of this city’s Freedom Park toward…