By ALMA B. SINUMLAG Northern Dispatch MANILA – A study on the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) reveals the need for total reform of the commission. At the start of the four-day gathering of indigenous peoples (IP) to observe the International IP day early this month, researchers from the University of the Philippines-Baguio presented…
Day: August 23, 2011
By RONALYN V. OLEA
Hopes for a resumption in the GPH-NDFP peace talks were dashed when the government panel refused the NDFP’s proposal for talks in September until the reciprocal working committees (RWC) on the Comprehensive Agreement on Social and Economic Reforms (Caser) shall have completed the common tentative agreement on social and economic reforms.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“We need to ask the crucial questions which Mayuga failed to ask. We need to pursue and undertake legislative remedies to ensure that election fraud is stamped out…” – Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap dismissed the recent report the World Bank (WB) released jointly with the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAid) on the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, formally known as Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps. Malacang said the WB-AusAID report “validates what…