“With billions in investment reserve funds, increasing income from investments, and growing contributions from a widening member base, SSS is definitely poised to extend its fund life. There is no way that the state pension fund will go bankrupt just because of the pension hike.”
Workers belie rosy economic growth figures
The disparity between the rich and the poor has only widened as wages were kept depressed and dragged further down by the two-tier wage system, which the Aquino administration introduced early into its term.
Sing-along with the BS
Protesters decry lack of genuine change under Aquino
Protesters tagged Aquino as a US lackey who sold out the country’s sovereignty worse than his predecessors because he welcomed the de-facto military bases thru EDCA; a lying leader who boasts of economic growth that only the few landlords and capitalists enjoy; a corrupt leader who corners gargantuan pork and patronage; and a killer for having unleashed the brutal Oplan Bayanihan counter-insurgency combat operations.
Public to shoulder more costs than Ayala-MVP in LRT deal — Ibon
The public-private deal concerning LRT will give the Ayala-MVP Group the benefit of the government’s official development assistance (ODA) in financing more than half of the total project cost of about P65-billion. The government committed to shoulder the right of way acquisition, purchase of coaches, civil works, among other expenses.
See also: Bayan rues ‘End of an era’ as Aquino privatizes LRT 1
Piss be with you
Clones of DAP, PDAF, other pork populate 2015 budget – Makabayan
SPECIAL REPORT: “To claim so much savings while borrowing hundreds of billions is terribly wrong.” Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares
Dapat Aquino Patalsikin (DAP)
Ni: REYWYNX MORGADO Dapat Aquino Patalsikin Sa mga anomalyang gawain pangulo siya na magnanakaw kaban ng bayan inagaw Dapat Aquino Patalsikin Abad niya’y alipin sila’y magnanakaw na tunay Pilipino’y binibitay Dapat Aquino Patalsikin malaki ang kanyang pananagutan sa bayan halatang walang matuwid na daan sa pamumunong dahas pera ng bayan kinakamkam at winawaldas Dapat aquino…
Forget Nobel, and the Mendicancy Prize goes to….
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Malacañang sources say the administration isn’t lobbying for the Nobel Peace Prize for Benigno Aquino III, and we should take them at their word. But if they are indeed lobbying for it, and today being Mendicancy — sorry, “Philippine-American Friendship” — Day, they should enlist United States…
Groups vow to intensify protest vs budget cuts
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Various groups opposed to budget cuts in state universities and colleges (SUCs), health and social services have linked-up with government employees who are fighting against the P800 million ($18 million) slash on the 2012 budget for the country’s judiciary.
‘No Change in Human Rights Situation Under Aquino’ – Karapatan
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
According to Karapatan, there have been at least 25 victims of extrajudicial killings, two victims of enforced disappearance, 16 victims of torture, and 18 victims of illegal detention under the Aquino administration. It has barely been five months since Aquino took over on June 30.