“It does not take too much brain matter to come to the conclusion that all these media releases are just for show. We don’t have a real source code for 2013 that is available and open. We’ve been had again.” – Dr. Pablo R. Manalastas, IT Fellow of the Center for People Empowerment in Governance (CenPEG)
Day: May 10, 2013
If pre-election surveys are to be believed, the final pre-election poll conducted by the Social Weather Stations on May 2 and 3 shows that nearly all who “got in” the Magic 12 are those with political pedigree.
Women’s activism is in their blood and they pursue it in the streets and within the halls of Congress.
“We regret that the poor outcome of the FTS would reflect the outcome of the actual polls, which could lead to election failure.” — Aya Ragrario, University of the Philippines professor and convener of Kontra Daya
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com On Monday May 13, 2013, the country would have its first elections under the Aquino administration, which was propelled to power on the promise of change. This will be the first elections under the so-called “tuwid na daan” (righteous path) regime of President Benigno Aquino III. The question is: do you…
MANILA – To mark the first year of the fire that razed down the Novo Jeans and Shirts mall in Butuan City and killed 17 workers, the national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) and labor NGO Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (Iohsad) held a short program May 9 in Plaza Miranda, Manila.…
With the tit-for-tat between the GPH and NDFP panels regarding who is to blame for the seemingly imminent failure of the peace talks intensifying, is there still hope?