Category: On the Fringes

Martial Law was just OK?

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – When I searched for netizens’ thoughts about the commemoration of martial law last Monday, Sept. 21, I stumbled upon a number of tweets saying good things about it. “Martial law years were better than today because people were more disciplined, there were less crimes, the economy was…

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com Talks of the impending Big One, the strong earthquake that would result from the inevitable movement of the West Valley Fault makes me relive the nightmare of the Baguio earthquake in 1990. Yes, I was in Baguio City when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked Luzon island and badly hit the Pine…