January 28, 2015     Philippines
Support alternative journalism. Donate to Bulatlat.com.

Special Reports

image

Friday, December 12th, 2014

It’s bleak Christmas for GMA 7 talents

SPECIAL REPORT: Talents, or those who are not considered “regular” employees by the GMA 7 management, despite years of service, do not receive their 13th month pay, a mandatory benefit under the Labor Code. Related story| New contract, same ‘exploitative’ terms Sidebar | Talent? | How can you be considered a regular employee

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Fleeing poverty, migrant workers end up on death row

SPECIAL REPORT: In the Philippines, dollar remittances from migrants accounted for nearly a tenth of the $280-billion economy last year, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Indonesia’s BNP2TKI said the overseas remittances by Indonesian migrant...

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Government, private sector workers stage walkout for ‘National Minimum Wage’

SPECIAL REPORT: “For decades now, workers have experienced worsening hunger and poverty because of the intensifying attacks on the minimum wage while big businesses earn superprofits and big bureaucrats become very wealthy.”

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Call center employees call on colleagues to get organized

SPECIAL REPORT: They are the voice workers who don’t have a voice, or a say, in how they are being treated by companies in the industry. Related story: Defying prohibitions, call center employees gravitate toward their association

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

‘Lacub martyrs’: a source of light, love and pride to their families

SPECIAL REPORT: The amazing lives of the “Lacub martyrs” give their loved ones the courage, hope and inspiration to seek justice.

Friday, September 19th, 2014

‘Edca should have been a treaty’ – Ex-senator Ramos-Shahani

SPECIAL REPORT: A Sept.16 forum on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement looked back on the historic 1991 Senate decision on the removal of the US military bases in the country, and at the tasks ahead as...

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

‘Cordillera Heroes’ | The mountains’ vast, true wealth

SPECIAL REPORT: During the dark days of Martial Law and up to the present, the mountains and rivers of the Cordilleras have been a flowing source of inspiration and hope, because of heroes who dedicated their lives...

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

From Marcos to Aquino, a picture of failed agrarian reform

SPECIAL REPORT: A fact-finding mission to Palawan in June reported how the peasants of Yulo King Ranch have been dispossessed of the land they were tilling when it was declared a pasture land during Martial Law. Their...

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Peasants of Yulo King Ranch face landlessness, eviction

SPECIAL REPORT: A fact-finding mission to Palawan in June reported how the peasants of Yulo King Ranch have been dispossessed of the land they were tilling when it was declared a pasture land during Martial Law. Their...

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

‘Ruthless legacy’ | 7 activists killed in August

SPECIAL REPORT: “There is no let-up in extrajudicial killings with BS Aquino’s Oplan Bayanihan.” – Karapatan

Friday, August 29th, 2014

How to prevent the spread of Ebola virus

“In the absence of effective treatment and a human vaccine, raising awareness of the risk factors for Ebola infection and the protective measures individuals can take is the only way to reduce human infection and death.” –...

Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4 5 6 17

BROWSE BY SECTION OR SUBJECT ››

Politics
Economy
Human Rights
OFWs & Migration
Agrarian Reform
Labor & Employment
Urban Poor
Environment
Education
Youth
Indigenous Peoples

Women & Children
Health
Media
Culture
Poetry
Analysis & Opinion
Regions
International
Democratic Space
Press Releases
Downloads

ON THE FRINGES (BULATLAT STAFF BLOG) ››