Category: Commentary

Pest management in the Cordillera came from extensive practical and traditional knowledge developed over years of observing natural processes. Called Holok, it entails comprehensive understanding of the entire rice production system and makes use of more than 20 indigenous plants. BY MONTA?OSA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER Northern Dispatch (Nordis) Posted by Bulatlat.com Part 2: Contemporary…

Pest management in the Cordillera came from extensive practical and traditional knowledge developed over years of observing natural processes. Called Holok, it entails comprehensive understanding of the entire rice production system and makes use of more than 20 indigenous plants. BY MONTA?OSA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER Northern Dispatch (Nordis) Posted by Bulatlat.com Part 1: Rice,…

Government’s constant tampering with economic indicators serves to conceal its failed policies that have worsened the country’s economic situation. By IBON Media and Publications Posted by Bulatlat.com Government recently revealed once again how its economic data cannot be trusted to provide a true picture of the country’s economy. Last week, the country’s trade deficit figures…

Not only is there a confluence of domestic interests to which Constitutional amendments would be politically and economically advantageous. The United States, a far from disinterested observer of events in its neo-colony, also favors and regards Constitutional amendments as critical to its economic interests. By the Center for People Empowerment in Governance Posted by Bulatlat.com…

The proposed people’s democratic council will be radically different from the present presidential leadership which has long been in the hands of bureaucrats and family dynasties whose supposed legitimacy in office is continually tarnished by electoral fraud, corruption, plunder and other crimes. By Bobby Tuazon Bulatlat.com In the intensity of the current political crisis in…

The former head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s Psychological Operations Division sees the possibility of military-orchestrated black propaganda and even violence against so-called leftists should they gain representation in the proposed coalition government to replace the Macapagal-Arroyo regime if the campaign to oust it succeeds. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com The former…

OFWs press for Arroyo’s ouster Two major migrant workers groups launch “No Resign, No Remit” campaign to press for the ouster of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. BY AUBREY SC MAKILAN Bulatlat Bulatlat.com “No Resign, No Remit.” Migrante International and Migrante Sectoral Party (MSP) jointly issued this statement as their members met July 5 to launch Outrage,…