Day: November 27, 2019

P55-M cauldron could have been spent for live-saving treatment, equipment — health coalition

The groups said the P55 million ($982,323) spent for a cauldron in the SEA Games could have been used for life-saving purposes such as full-course of anti-TB medicines for 12,500 patients; one session of hemodialysis for 14,285 patients; CT scan for 6,250 patients; 161 units of mechanical ventilators/respirators, among others.

Political prisoners in Bicutan reject planned transfer to local jails

“It is only now that the NTF’s top brass is pressing to disperse and isolate individuals and to expose them to harsher and less secure conditions.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL MANILA – Eight political prisoners detained in Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig denounced plans by the National Task Force to End Local…

NPA spokesperson arrested

“When he was arrested in the hospital as hors de combat (out of action due to injury or damage) he should have been clear from any legal obligation.” By JUSTIN UMALI MANILA – The spokesperson for the New People’s Army Melito Glor Command in the Southern Tagalog region was arrested in San Juan, Metro…