“Yolanda victims are still without aid, still living in bunkhouses, yet the government is prioritizing the building of tide embankments, and hotels.”
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“Aquino is of no help to poor people like us even if he has the authority over all government agencies in the country, like a father to his family. So far, he has done nothing but to make sure he looks good before the eyes of the public ”
The Great Equalizer?
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis When Pagasa announced, early this week, that typhoon Chedeng might hit the country, local government officials frantically inspected and dredged rivers, canals, and drainage systems. They readied rubber boats and set up an emergency communication system. President Aquino called on his administration to aim for zero casualty. The people living near…
Typhoon Cosme hit the southern towns of La Union on the night of May 17, causing millions of damage in agricultural production, fisheries, infrastructure and leaving seven persons dead and five injured. BY JOAN DIAZ Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 16, May 25-31, 2008 Typhoon Cosme hit the southern towns of La…