May 28, 2015     Philippines
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Monday, May 25th, 2015

Lawyers’ group launches 2 books

“Anything that’s worth telling and retelling should be put in writing.”

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Beating the heat

Beating the heat

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Poor maintenance to blame for LRT collision, MRT breakdowns

“It has been six months since the Aquino government imposed the fare hikes, yet the public is seeing a deterioration, not improvement, in the train systems’ services.”

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Buhay na buhay ang pakikibakang kontra-mina sa Mindanao

KALIBUTAN Ni CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Buhay na buhay—at nagtatagumpay—ang pakikibakang masa laban sa malakihang pagmimina sa Mindanao. Sa pagpasok ng buwan ng Mayo, matagumpay na isinabatas ng Davao City Council ang lokal na ordinansang nagbabawal ng malakihang pagmimina...

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Ata-Manobo students: We only have pens and papers for our dreams

Aspiring students want the concerned government agencies to check on the operation of paramilitary group Alamara so they can go back to school.

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

The Circus | It’s coming …although it never really left

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Will Vice-President Jejomar Binay still run for President in 2016 despite his falling approval and preference numbers? Who will be his running mate, if ever? Wily tactician that he...

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Downsides, upsides (?) in US free-trade policy

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star In 1993, then US President Bill Clinton had to fight hard to overcome his Democratic partymates’ “fierce opposition” to the passage in Congress of the North...

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Teachers’ protest vs K to 12 set on school opening

“We will not stop calling for the suspension of the K to 12 program.”

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Nationalist economist passes away

"He was US-educated and he was able to see through the American agenda in the Philippines. He often talked about uplifting the lives of the poor, Philippine industrialization, and love of country”

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Kentex is no aberration

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The general public, even the government, expressed shock over the death of more than 72 workers in a fire that gutted the factory of Kentex, makers of local rubber slippers Havanas. Labor...

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Groups want palm oil toxic pesticides banned

“This pesticide is so poisonous that a teaspoonful can kill a human being. Workers die when their backpack sprayer malfunctions and they get covered in the herbicide.”

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