April 24, 2014     Philippines
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Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Estancia oil spill poses danger to teachers and students

At the height of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name:Haiyan) on November 8, a power barge operated by the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) slammed against houses in Barangay Botongon, Estancia, Iloilo. This resulted in death, displacement and continuing endangerment to thousands of residents in the massive oil spill that followed. Two months after, the government...

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Unmasking Noynoy Aquino

Bulatlat.com's 2013 Yearender Multimedia report

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

‘They were like monsters’

At around 3 p.m., Dec. 21, policemen under the command of Tarlac City Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Bayani Razalan, Provincial Director Alex Sintin, chief of Great Star Security Agency, Mauro dela Cruz and Tarlac Development Corporation...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Yolanda survivors in endless wait for government relief

In Leyte, survivors of Typhoon Yolanda decry the lack of assistance received from the government despite millions of donations, funds allocated for them.

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Picking up the pieces

On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) hit the Philippines and left thousands dead and millions more homeless in its wake.

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Being children

As many city children play only virtual games or are parked before TV sets, these kids in a provincial town still play traditional games in the schoolyard after school hours.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Level up: Never Porkget

Anti-Pork Barrel protesters march from Luneta to Mendiola on the 41st anniversary of the proclamation of martial law. Photos by POM CAHILOG-VILLANUEVA

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

#ForwardMarch gathers thousands in Luneta vs Pork Barrel

Thousands of Filipinos gathered in Luneta on September 13 to continue the fight against corruption in government. Religious groups,students from different schools and universities, members of people’s organizations, individuals, young and old prayed, sang and raged against...

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Filipinos troop back to EDSA vs corruption

Churches, groups, individuals and people’s organizations gathered at EDSA Shrine for a prayer vigil against the pork barrel system. The event followed the Million People March in various cities in the Philippines and abroad to end corruption...

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Filipinos unite against pork barrel

Filipinos from all walks of life joined the Million People March and expressed outrage against corruption and the pork barrel scam.

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Filipinos speak out against pork barrel

Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos gather in Luneta to call for the scrapping of the pork barrel system and to express outrage over the blatant misuse of public funds and growing number of unsolved cases of corruption. Government...

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