Since Oct. 3, seven peritoneal dialysis patients have died, as the NKTI had denied services to some 1,000 patients.
Month: October 2014
Trick or treating the Palace
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
Descry of beggary
Teachers slam 2015 gov’t budget: ‘Not a centavo for salary hike’
MANILA – Public school teachers from the Manila Public School Teachers Association and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers held a protest action with a Halloween theme on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Chino Roces Bridge (former Mendiola Bridge). President Benigno S. Aquino III and Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad were portrayed as…
Sugar workers in Negros Oriental deprived of cash bonus, social program
“It is disappointing that no government agency, like DOLE, educated us on SAP [Social Amelioration Program) and its cash bonus because obviously, the millers and planters would not likely place our interest ahead of theirs.”
Two contrasting treatments
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Two names have become inextricably linked – Jennifer Laude and US Marine Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Scott Pemberton – on that fateful day of Oct. 11. Jennifer was found dead in a hotel in Olongapo City, Zambales, her head submerged in a toilet and her body bore torture marks. Jennifer…
‘Military attacks those who protect the environment’
“It is not true that soldiers on the ground are after rebels. They are really after civilians who are protecting their ancestral domains.” – Dulphing Ogan, secretary general of Kalumaran
‘Bakwet’ | Militarization triggers evacuation of 2,000 Lumads in Surigao del Sur
Armed men have killed two Lumads, ransacked a store, started fires, and knocked on houses, in the middle of military operations.
7 years since Jonas’ disappearance | ‘My son is still missing’ – Edita Burgos
Edita Burgos took the witness stand at the first trial hearing of Maj. Harry Baliaga Jr. who is charged with the disappearance of her son Jonas.
‘17-year-old tool of plunder’ : Indigenous peoples want law scrapped, agency abolished
Indigenous peoples say the call to scrap Ipra is more resonant than ever.