Tags: Danding Cojuangco

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Mylene Zantoa, 32, only wants a decent life for her family. Zantoa and her husband work on less than two hectares of land in San Francisco, Quezon province. Mainly preoccupied with copra production, Zantoa said what they earn is not enough to feed and to send to school…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The Aquino government has closed the case over the much-disputed, multi-billion coco levy fund issue involving the former crony of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos and uncle of the current president San Miguel Corporation chairman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. A Disposition Form dated February 14, 2012 approved by…

By INA ALLECO SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Support for the peace talks between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) continues to pour in as various sectors of Philippine society including religious formations expressed their stand that both parties return to the negotiating table and proceed with the next…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Philippines has the most expensive electricity rates in Asia, a study by International Energy Consultants (IEC) showed. The Philippines is also the only country with a privatized power industry and without government subsidy, according to IEC. Main Story: Epira, the culprit behind high power rates a>…

MEDIA RELEASE Aug 17, 2011 MANILA — “It is revolting how the oil cartel, in connivance with the Aquino regime, continues to boost their already-huge profits out of workers’ and people’s misery over the overpricing and skyrocketing prices of petroleum products.” This was the statement of labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno as it condemned the…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) is outraged over the Supreme Court’s recent ruling declaring tycoon Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco, uncle of President Benigno Aquino III, as the rightful owner of the contested shares in San Miguel Corporation (SMC). It is set to file a motion to intervene…