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Senators from the Foreign Relations Committee who are conducting hearings on the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) should consider provisions in the free trade pact that threaten the country’s sovereignty as enough grounds not to ratify the agreement. BY IBON FOUNDATION Democratic Space Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 33, September 23-29, 2007 Senators from…

By Trina Melissa Federis Bulatlat.com Summer is a time for ice cream, as the hot weather tends to increase demand for this already popular dessert. At this time, Philippine-owned enterprises compete with their foreign counterparts by lowering their prices, the same strategy they have adopted regardless of the season and weather. Spouses Jun and Angie…

Charges of corruption, among others, resulted in the ouster of then President Joseph Ejercito Estrada on Jan. 20, 2001 in a people’s uprising popularly known as EDSA Dos. Immediately after being sworn in as Estrada’s successor, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo promised to lead by example and to be Estrada’s exact opposite. Four years later, corruption remains a…

A recent survey of IBON Foundation confirms telltale signs of 2005 as a critical year for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Based on its Dec. 20-29, 2004 nationwide survey, IBON revealed an increasing number of Filipinos who are dissatisfied with the President’s performance. By Bulatlat.com A recent survey of IBON Foundation confirms telltale signs of 2005 as…

There is no basis in the plan of oil firms to again hike the prices of their petroleum products in spite of the uptrend in world oil prices. Oil companies in the country have overpriced their products by around 16 centavos per liter from January to May this year. By IBON Foundation Bulatlat.com There is…