Category: Women & Children

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — In a cooking demo that elicited chuckles from market-goers and participating activists themselves, the Gabriela Women’s Party (GWaPa) showed Wednesday in front of Nepa-Q Market on Edsa, in Cubao, Quezon City, to cook Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s “favorite dishes.” Topping her menu are dishes called Con Ass Express, Menudo sa Sinangag…

The employees at Triumph International who are about to lose their jobs are wringing their hands over what awaits them in these difficult times. They are likewise upset that the labor department, instead of helping them, has been assisting the German company in its machinations to get rid of its workers.

BY Bulatlat.com Posted 2:30 p.m., Dec. 14, 2006 Representatives of various women’s groups and other women personalities gathered in a press conference at Quezon City, Dec. 15, to register their participation in the mounting protests against the government’s moves to amend the Constitution. At the conference, the women leaders signed a cloth bearing the call…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com Posted 8:55 p.m., Dec. 3, 2006 “Ensuring justice for our aggrieved fellow Filipino should come first before what President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo perceives as good relations between the Philippines and the U.S.” This was what Joan Salvador, chairperson of GABRIELA Youth, told reporters on the eve of the promulgation of the…

BY Bulatlat.com Posted 2:45 p.m., Dec. 4, 2006 After more than a year of Nicole’s ordeal, Judge Benjamin Pozon of Branch 139 of the Makati Regional Trial Court found Lance Corporal Daniel Smith guilty of raping Nicole; sentenced him to reclusion perpetua; and committed him temporarily to the Makati City Jail while waiting for the…