Month: November 2015

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld If there were an award for the most duplicitous story of the year, it should go to the Philippine National Police (PNP) for its claim that the bullets that are being regularly “discovered” in the luggage of airline passengers have not been planted by so-called security personnel…

People’s Environmental Conference launches platform confronting climate crisis

“Across Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, workers, peasants, indigenous people, urban poor, fisherfolk, especially women and children who comprise the frontline communities suffer multiple layers of climate vulnerabilities imposed by globalization policies such as mining plunder, land grabbing, slave wages and poverty.”

‘Laglag’ or ‘tanim bala’ scam, blowing up in the face of the Aquino administration

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communications is again at the center of another scandalous issue – after the MRT/LRT breakdowns and mishaps – this time for the laglag or tanim bala scam. The scam involves the planting of bullets in passengers’ bags then extorting money…