The suspension of 4 members of the Manila Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) and the leave of absence filed by the chief of the Manila Police District may not be enough to appease public outrage over the bloody hostage crisis at the Quirino Grandstand. Read More »
Monthly Archives: August 2010
The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan today criticized the Aquino administration for “washing its hands” in the issue of the Value Added Tax on toll fees set to take effect on Monday. The group said that Malacanang’s reasoning that the VAT is an old law from the previous administration is unacceptable. Read More »
“Pumanig ka sa mga piloto at empleyado ng PAL na naka-SOS, hindi kay Lucio Tan.”
Ito ang panawagan ng sentrong unyong Kilusang Mayo Uno kay Presidente Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III matapos “pagalitan” ng pangulo ang mga piloto ng Philippine Airlines na tumangging pumasok sa trabaho noong Sabado at ang PAL Management para sa “mga kaguluhan” sa operasyon ng kumpanya. Read More »
“It is a historical anomaly.”
This is how the umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) described President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III’s Philippine Truth Commission of 2010, formed through Executive Order No. 1, which is tasked with investigating corruption under the Arroyo regime but does not include human rights violations in its scope.