Day: August 16, 2010

Media Release 15 August 2010 Kilusang Mayo Uno called on the Aquino administration today to scrutinize first and publicize the contracts pertinent to the construction and operation of the MRT, before justifying the intended fare hike to the public. “The decision to hike the MRT fare was reached without the public’s full knowledge of any…

Media Release 15 August 2010 President Noynoy Aquino should strengthen community-based health programs as partners in developing better healthcare for all. The group Health Alliance for Democracy made this call as it joined volunteer community health workers from all over the country in a four-day general assembly in Quezon City. The assembly ended yesterday amid…

News Release August 16, 2010 The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan today criticized the reported extension of the counter-insurgency program called “Oplan Bantay Laya” which human rights watchdogs have blamed for the spate of extrajudicial killings and disappearances under the Arroyo administration. “This is really a very disappointing development. The extension of Bantay Laya places…

By the Policy Study, Publication, and Advocacy Center for People Empowerment in Governance (CenPEG) Posted by Bulatlat.com Those who are watching the first 100 days of the new administration can now start focusing their lens on President Benigno S. Aquino III’s coming visit to the United States in September – his first major official foreign…