Day: November 4, 2010

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY — At least three soldiers from the 41st Infantry Battalion Philippine Army of the Armed Forces of the Philippines were killed and three others were wounded in an ambush carried out by New People’s Army (NPA)-Abra guerillas on October 30 along the Abra-Kalinga Road in…

Without programs for desperately-needed economic necessities, the barangay as a political unit is an oxymoron: A governance entity that is in theory cut out for bringing about much-needed change in grassroots communities but in practice serves as an appendage of clan politics where political patronage and corruption thrive. By the Policy Study, Publication, and Advocacy…


“More than 100,000 already viewed the YouTube clip and indignation was the overwhelming response of most viewers. In one afternoon alone, we gathered more than 4,000 signatures. The OFWs and the people have spoken and this is what we wish to deliver: Recall Salud Now!” said Eman Villanueva, secretary-general of the United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-MIGRANTE-HK), during a picket-protest at the Philippine Consulate General on November 4, condemning Labor Attaché Romulo Salud’s rude treatment against an OFW and the Philippine government’s neglect of migrant rights and welfare.

Ni ROLANDO B. TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Isang taon yata nang huli kaming magkita ni Mau Tumbocon, kritiko at film programmer. At dalawang taon na rin kaming tumutungo sa aming paboritong dessert at coffee na lugar sa Castro Street, at natagpuan naming muli na naghuhuntahan na naman kami tungkol sa pelikula. Pangalawang beses na ulit. May nostalgia…