October 25, 2014     Philippines
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Sunday, October 12th, 2014

‘Mistaken-identity’ arrests

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star The AFP-PNP counterinsurgency forces have done it again: they arrested two elderly persons in Mexico, Pampanga whom they mistook for “top leaders” of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army. Arrested last Oct. 1 were Lourdes Quioc, 64, a village “hilot” (midwife), and

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Mansion – MeOOw

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Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Hongkong – Sense of pisstory?

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Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Martin’s views on progress

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Monday, October 6th, 2014

Minding the problem of monster traffic in Metro Manila

KALIBUTAN By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Bulatlat.com Stuck for hours on the road from early morning to nearly midnight, Metro Manila commuters had a very frustrating experience September 5, when traffic stood at a standstill from Manila City to...

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

US has responsibility for Islamic State rise

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Trapped in a vicious circle. That’s how the US government has found itself since George W. Bush started a “war on terror” by invading Afghanistan in...

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Student activism…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The brouhaha over the alleged “violent” protest on campus by University of the Philippines (UP) student activists against the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and its principal architect and implementer, Budget Secretary...

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Why the PNP chief must go

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Reacting to demands that he fire Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Alan Purisima for, among other reasons, the involvement of policemen in robberies, extortion, kidnapping, even murder and other...

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

The failed promises of privatization

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Privatization, by whatever name – Build-Operate-Transfer or Public-Private Partnerships – was touted to be the solution to the inefficient, monopolistic management by government of public utilities and services. It was supposed to...

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

US policy veers toward war, nuclear arms upgrade

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Just as the “daang matuwid” promised to us has been turning out to be a potholed, crooked one, it seems that Americans are finding out how...

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Why this police lineup never happened

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld This Sept. 21 marks the 42nd anniversary of the imposition of martial law by President Ferdinand E. Marcos. It meant the beginning of mailed-fist dictatorial rule that brought ruin to the...

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