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Day: April 15, 2016
Kidapawan dispersal victims killed by gunshots, says forensic expert
Contrary to medico-legal reports, both farmers died from single, fatal gunshot wound, according to forensic expert Raquel Fortun.
Farmers dare presidentiables to recover, return coco levy
The National Conference of Small Coconut Farmers presented a seven-point proposal on the distribution of the coco levy funds.
#BigasHindiBala | Bullet Points
Ni TILDE ACUÑA Bulatlat.com 1. Batayang pangangailangan ang bigas sa bayang agrikultural. 2. Kapag natuyo ang sakahan, magkakaroon ng kakulangan sa bigas. 3. Magsasaka ang nagtatanim, ang nagbabayo, ang nagsasaing. 4. Panginoong maylupa at usurero ang labis kung kumain. 5. Kapag El Nino, tag-tuyot. Kapag tag-tuyot, tag-gutom. 6. Kapag krisis, dapat tulungan ng gobyerno ang…
U.S.-Philippines ‘special relations’ again? : A pre-election view from Washington DC
To US, “The only former Asian colony of the US, the Philippines is synonymous only with Paquiao the Boxer, Miss Universe, or some terrifying volcano or typhoon such as Yolanda/Haiyan.”
Minsan umulan ng bala
Ni VINCE HUGO VILLENA Tinatapyasan ang balat Ng mga butil na balang animo’y Makasalanan ang pagpiling Maligo sa ulan; mabuhay. Makasalanan silang naghahangad Na makakain. Tila isa pa ngang Palaisipan Mangyaring silang tagalikha Ng kanin Sila pang di makalunok ng Kahit tutong. Mga ulupong! Kayong mga berdugong Bala ang pinalalamon, Kayo ang siyang mga demonyo!…
On the Kidapawan massacre and ‘daang matuwid’
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective When people use the phrase “Let them eat brioche (cake),” quoting a French queen – widely believed to be Queen Marie-Antoinette, wife of King Louis XVI, but later discovered to be Queen Marie Therese, wife of Louis XIV – who uttered the phrase in response to the clamor of hungry…
Reds to target US military bases in PH
“The US aims to firm up its military foothold in the country, which serves as a base for forward deployment of military forces in line with its hegemonic ‘Asia pivot’ to secure for itself the trade routes, sources of cheap labor and areas for investments in the Asia-Pacific countries.”