Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
“The hike in Philhealth contributions came at a very opportune time when the Commission on Audit reported that in 2012, Philhealth issued some P1.5 billion in bonuses and allowances to its top officials and employees.”
Friday, January 17th, 2014
"Last year, the government deployed two million OFWs and professionals abroad, the biggest in history. So again, how can the DOLE stomach this absurdity?"
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
OFWs are angry over the continuing corruption, slow prosecution of culprits, and Aquino’s special treatment of Janet Lim-Napoles, while Filipino migrant workers are deprived of basic support and services to protect their well-being and human rights. –...
Friday, June 14th, 2013
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis The Aquino government was beaming with pride when it announced that the country had a high – by Philippine standards – year-on-year GDP growth rate of 7.8 percent during the first quarter of...
Friday, May 3rd, 2013
“How can the Aquino administration have the gall to assert that the Philippines is a ‘tiger economy’ when we continue to drive workers out of the country because of joblessness, low wages, lack of basic social services...
Monday, April 22nd, 2013
“We fear that if the Philippine government fails to act quickly in assisting and repatriating our OFWs, they will be subjected to harsher and more stringent crackdowns and human rights violations by Saudi authorities.” – Migrante
Friday, November 23rd, 2012
Monday, July 23rd, 2012
Overseas Filipinos around the world launched simultaneous protest activities to participate in the People’s SONA (State of the Nation Address). Migrante International chapters in different parts of the world led members, other migrant organizations and Filipino communities...
Saturday, July 21st, 2012
Friday, July 20th, 2012
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – A few years ago, renowned director Joel Lamangan and Palanca-awardee scriptwriter Bonifacio Ilagan teamed up with Ricky Lee to film the Flor Contemplacion Story, a movie based on the...
Friday, July 13th, 2012
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Seafarers are joining the nationally-coordinated protests against the Benigno Aquino III presidency on June 23 as Aquino delivers his third state of the nation address (SONA) on the said...