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The Arroyo government is saying that it could not be blamed for the price spikes because the problem is international in nature. That is only half the truth. BY BENJIE OLIVEROS ANALYSIS Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 14, May 11-17, 2008 The Filipino people have barely been able to breathe after the shock of the P1…

While admitting he has been living miserably for months now, National Broadband Network (NBN) scam star witness Engr. Rodolfo “Jun” Lozada says he has come to terms with his and his family’s situation now. BY ACE ALEGRE Contributed to Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 11, April 20-26, 2008 BAGUIO CITY (246 kms north of Manila) –…

The root of the problem that led to the rice crisis, rural backwardness, cannot be solved by sporadic solutions and releases of funds. It would necessitate a reversal of the economic programs and priorities of the government. BY BENJIE OLIVEROS ANALYSIS Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No.9, April 6-12, 2008 Supposedly, if the Arroyo government is to…

The Convention on Counter-Terrorism is being paraded about as one of the achievements of the 12th ASEAN Summit, held Jan. 12-15 in Cebu. The Arroyo government presents it as a big leap for Southeast Asia in what is described as a “global war” on terrorism. However, it is feared that the pact could only cause…