As the LBC management is asking the labor department to assume jurisdiction of the labor dispute to quell the impending strike, the concerned union and supporters in the capital waved “Boycott LBC Express” posters.
Aranetas’ land claim turned residents’ hopes and dreams into nightmare
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Literally, Pangarap Village is the fulfillment of the dreams of the residents. The land was awarded to them in 1973 by then president Ferdinand E. Marcos. But the Aranetas came back to once more stake its claim to the land, emboldened by a Supreme Court order in 1988 and the ascension to power of one of their own Mar Roxas.
SECOND PART: Aquinos and Aranetas conspiring vs ‘land to the landless’ and the urban poor
3 victims add to list of political killings
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A few days before President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona), three more victims add to the growing list of political killings. Roque Laputan, 59, a member of Anakpawis partylist, Davao del Sur, was murdered by unidentified men, July 10. Laputan, was…