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Women slam Aquino’s inaction on price hikes

The commemoration of the 101st International Women’s Day is one of the biggest rallies in recent years. Gabriela, the country’s largest women group who spearheaded the protest action, slammed Aquino government for its inaction to put a stop in the overpricing in oil products, increased U.S. military presence in the Philippines and to prioritize the…

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com The March 4-7 survey of the Social Weather Station, which it made exclusively for Business World, showed that 20.5 percent of respondents or an estimated 4.2 million families experienced hunger at least once in the past three months. This represents an increase from the 18.5 percent or an estimated 3.4 million…