Joselito Zapanta, 35, is the eighth Filipino to be executed abroad under President Aquino, the highest under one administration.
Month: December 2015
NPA in Mindanao grows, leaders say
“These ever expanding and deepening bases render great advantage to the NPA’s maneuver, the launching of tactical offensives (TO), the recruitment of Red fighters, the implementation of widespread agrarian revolution and the launching of mass struggles.”
Yearender 2015 | Where did the ‘Daang Matuwid’ take the Filipino people?
To many, the 2010 elections and the stepping down of the Macapagal-Arroyo administration brought much hope for change. Change is exactly what Pres. Benigno Aquino III promised . But as the Aquino administration is about to end, it is hounded by issues both old and new.
For this December 2015, the year ender articles would discuss these issues, as well as what happened to the much-promised change.
Bloodstained ‘daang matuwid’ claims lives of hundreds, including children
“The regime’s monstrosity, which spares not even children, speaks of the evil tactics of the counterinsurgency program of Aquino, Oplan Bayanihan.”
Toward national industrialization| Develop local manufacturers, jeepney assemblers say
Instead of killing off small jeepney manufacturers, operators, the government could help them in acquiring new machines at friendly prices and contracts.
Drivers want Abaya, Aquino to scrap order of corporate takeover of jeepneys
They are also asking instead for government subsidy to allow Filipino jeepney assemblers to modernize the jeepney.
Ni JAY-VEE MARASIGAN PANGAN Nobyembre. Nabali ang ilang tubó Matapos madiligan ng mga bala Natumba kasama ng iyong katawan Katabi ang ilan pa Ang lupang pinatamis ng pawis at dugo Ngayon ay mga kandila na ang nakatanim Maligayang Pasko Sana, mahal Alay sa mga minasaker na magsasaka sa Hacienda Luisita
For the children, books make good Christmas gifts
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Having been introduced early to children’s books, our four preschool grandchildren – two boys and two girls – have shelves full of them. Reading has become such a habit that at bedtime each child can’t seem to fall asleep without one. Roald Dahl is…
The Aquino presidency: All talk, no walk
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Benigno Aquino III was elected by a people longing for change, especially after the scandal-ridden administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The Macapagal-Arroyo family was linked to so many corruption and bribery scandals that anybody who was to replace her could be deemed an angel. But as fate would have it, Corazon…
How the killer highway got to us
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City is not called the “killer highway” for nothing. It is notorious for vehicular accidents involving all manner of wheeled conveyances: speeding buses and jeepneys whose brakes invariably “fail”; tricycles that aren’t even supposed to be plying this major thoroughfare; sleek late-model sedans and SUVs…