Under President Benigno Aquino III’s watch, 31 journalists have been murdered, bringing the total since 1986 to 171.
Month: April 2016
Hungry peasants being met with violence by gov’t
“Kidapawan should not be another Escalante, Mendiola or Luisita.”
Distribute rice, release funds for drought-stricken farmers, gov’t told
There is enough supply of rice and there are funds that can be used to help the farmers.
Comelec slammed for ‘Comeleaks’ that put elections, voters at risk
It’s one thing to hear news about a huge data leak and another to see your data in a public website.”
Congress halfway near trumping Aquino veto of pension hike
“It’s not too late to win the P2000 increase in pension for our senior citizens.”
OFWs mourn passing of Sol Pillas, ‘migrant warrior and leader’
Migrante International leader Sol Pillas, 58, served Filipino migrant workers all over the world “until her last breath.”
Aquino pressing down wages — KMU
In 10 regions, wages are lower than P290.
The hacker is not the problem, it’s the Comelec
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) announced the arrest of one of the hackers who defaced the Comelec website. A report published by gmanews.tv April 21 revealed that the NBI is still looking for two other hackers and that the probe is focused on…
Cotabato governor must be held accountable for ordering Kidapawan dispersal, women’s group says
“It is a big insult and injustice for the starving farmers that Governor Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza remains in power.”
‘Did they ever ask the farmers if they are going hungry?’
“This is just farmers demanding rice. What would happen if they would assert emancipation from poverty that has long beset their lives?”
Darwin is a farmer, not NPA, says pa
“He is from the 39th Infantry Battalion and a rebel returnee. He had received money from the government. That poses a question to his statement. It bears no weight to the case. It is a paid testimony.”