By RONALYN V. OLEA
On three occasions, detained NDFP consultant Tirso Alcantara discovered shards of broken glass mixed with his rice. He was also deprived access to clean drinking water several times.
By MARYA SALAMAT
“The lack of disaster preparedness, wanton logging and mining activities, dam owners’ greed, failure to de-silt Laguna Bay and other waterways, and unplanned urban development – these are the main reasons for the heavy flooding,” – KMU
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — A lawmaker has charged that the Benigno Aquino III administration’s proposed budget allocation for education is so meager that it will drive state schools to implement more commercialization schemes, tuition and other increases, and other income-generating activities. During a recent congressional budget deliberation for the proposed allocation…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
In Makati, the poor of Guatemala street know nothing of the city’s wealth “We have heard that the Makati City fathers want to make Makati a premier city; we wish that it would do so without driving out the poor like us. We are people, too, and we are willing to do our share if only the government would help us a little instead of mostly ignoring us.”