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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – This week marks the last nine session days before Congress takes a recess for election campaign. As such, workers led by labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) tried to remind the lawmakers not to leave behind their years-long demand for Congress to immediately pass the P125 across-the-board wage hike…

By Mao Hermitanio Bulatlat.com Main Article: After Corona’s removal, groups call for Arroyo’s conviction The Makabayan bloc of progressive partylist representatives in the House of Representatives today signed unconditional waivers of right of confidentiality and secrecy of bank deposits in response to the challenge for greater transparency and accountability in government brought about in part…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) claimed that eating tilapia lowers a child’s intelligence level. Fisherfolk organization Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) recently took umbrage over a study made by the LLDA in 2010, which claimed that children living around the 94,000 hectare Laguna Lake have…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The day after their successful National Rice Farmers’ Conference held at the University of the Philippines, farmers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao led by the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), Amihan – National Federation of Peasant Women, and Anakpawis party-list, held a mass action at the Department…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
In the 17 years that the Philippines has been a member of the World Trade Organization, from being a net importer of rice, it became a net exporter as production fell considerably and land grabbing became rampant. Now, even vegetables are being heavily imported and soon imported fish products would flood the country, all in the name of the WTO.

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com What has happened to the Aquino administration’s commitment to address issues connected to climate change? In the aftermath of two killer typhoons Pedringa and Quiel, a lawmaker is demanding that President Benigno Aquino III issues a report on the accomplishments of his administration’s Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Program.…