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By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Youth groups said the damage brought about by Typhoon Pedring could have been lessened if the government has control over the operations of dams. “State control over the operations of dams, such as the release of water, could have diminished the ravages of typhoon Pedring. Corporations or…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The environment is struggling for survival, and it cannot heal its wounds without our help. This was the message delivered by various environmental activist groups as they held a series of activities to call attention to the worsening destruction of the environment brought about by the irresponsible corporate activities…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, the Philippine chapter of the International League of Peoples’ Struggles (ILPS) led a program in Quezon City to remind the public of the devastation that can be wrought by nuclear power plants. The action was part of the Global Day…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Lawyer says Co’s family was not a party to the DOJ-NBI panel investigation and that they did not have access to all the evidence the panel had. Neither did they get the opportunity to controvert the claims of the military denying responsibility for the killing.

News Release January 20, 2011 A whitewash. This is how the scientist group AGHAM-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People called the findings of the Department of Justice fact-finding panel that cleared the military of any wrongdoing on the death of Leonard Co, forest guard Sofronio Cortez and farmer Julius Borromeo last November 15…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Nov. 15 began like any other day for the families of Julio Borromeo and Sofronio Cortez. Borromeo was even excited because his work with Leonardo Co would be his highest paying job so far. But by the afternoon of that day, the lives of their families changed forever.