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NEWS RELEASE September 8, 2010 Student leaders from University of the Philippines, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Philippine Normal University, Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institue of Science and Technology and national student leaders from National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), League of Filipino Students, College Editors’ Guild of the Philippines, Anakbayan and Kabataan Partylist…

“If he is doing the right thing, he doesn’t need an expensive US-based lobbying firm. His correct acts will eventually be noticed.” Trina Federis, College Editors Guild of the Philippines national president said. According to a column by journalist Victor Agustin, the Malaysian government spent $24 million for the same firm. This is outrageous, according…

Special Release June 11, 2010 This is the second of a three-part series of special releases on de facto President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s supposed legacy. The government has allocated P10 million for the celebration of Arroyo’s supposed achievements in her 10-point agenda on Saturday. To serve as the program’s highlight is a parade of 10 floats…

Militant youth organizations are set to call for class walk-out in various schools and universities and would mobilize students for the ‘People’s State of the Nation Address’ that will be held simultaneously with the president’s SONA scheduled on July 28. By JEFFREY OCAMPO Contributed to Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 25, July 27-August 2, 2008 Youth…

Much controversy has surrounded the Arroyo administration’s recent proposal to build a national broadband network (NBN) in tandem with a Chinese firm. Reports of corruption are rife; accusations are exchanged between the Philippine President Gloria Arroyo’s very own allies. But what is a national broadband network, really? And is this a project that most Filipinos…