“Contrary to some belief, PAGASA does not recognize nor use both ‘typhoon signal number 5’ and ‘super typhoon’ categories. But Yolanda [Haiyan] has redefined boundaries.”
Day: November 28, 2014
Protesters call for the resignation of Commission on Higher Education chair Patricia Licuanan as the agency pushes the abolition of Filipino as a college subject.
“The project is so extensive but the welfare of the people that would be affected in Capas, Bamban towns and Mabalacat city is not being considered.” – Anakpawis partylist Rep. Fernando Hicap
“Where do they want us to sleep? Where do they want us to live?”
“Most of these fees are questionable, exorbitant, redundant and dubious.” – Rise for Education
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Press freedom is said to be a fundamental human right and one of the foundations of democratic societies. In 2006, then UN Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Shashi Tharoor lamented, “The number of journalists killed in the line of duty has become a barometer for measuring press freedom.” However,…
There are at least 508 activists and leaders facing 608 trumped-up charges all over Mindanao.