Satur: House should immediately probe oil firms' overpricing, profiteering

Militant legislators in the House of Representatives are pushing for a full-blown investigation into “the oil companies

It's the economy, stupid!

Executive Secretary is finding it hard to understand why the Filipino people do not like Gloria Arroyo despite her working so hard, traveling all over the country doling out crumbs from the billions of pesos that she rakes in from the citizenry. Following the release of the SWS survey for the period June 27 to […]

Confessions of the President's Youngest Appointee

Written By Michael “Mike” Francis Acebedo Lopez Commissioner- at-Large, National Youth Commission

"Arroyo statement on tuition vindicates student protests"

CEGP demands public apology from Arroyo, ‘moratorium on violent dispersals, harassment’ The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) today said that Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’ s latest statement calling for a freeze in tuition hikes vindicates students’ protests. The CEGP said in light of Arroyo’s recent statement, students who have endured violent dispersals, harassment and […]

The Cancer of Corruption

(Speech delivered by Philippine Senator Ping Lacson before a public forum sponsored by the Concerned Citizens Movement delivered May 28, 2008 at the Manila Polo Club, Makati City) Click here to view SOURCE. Thank you to PerryScope for posting. Let me begin with a short story. A big acacia tree crashed on a segment of […]

ON THE HYPOCRISY OF PRES. ARROYO'S CALL TO LOWER TUITION RATES

Privilege Speech Rep. Teddy Casi

CALL FOR PAPERS: The 10th Philippine Linguistics Congress 2008

10-12 December 2008, Balay Kalinaw Conference Hall University of the Philippines – Diliman The UP Department of Linguistics will hold the 10th Philippine Linguistics Congress on December 10-12, 2008 at the Balay Kalinaw Conference Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. The conference aims to focus on the most current advances in the study […]

Invitation: Woman As (Mythical) Hero (June 15 to July 1, 2008)

Acclaimed women artists from Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and the U.S. will come together to interact with the local arts and academic communities of Manila, Dumaguete City, Bacolod City, and Bago City from June 15 to July 1, 2008 as a part of Woman As (Mythical) Hero (WMH), the pilot project of TRADE ROUTES in […]

Workers declare May 28 as National Day of mourning and protests; Anakpawis to give Ka Bel a hero

Public invited to join funeral march and protests Workers declare May 28 as National Day of mourning and protests; Anakpawis to give Ka Bel a hero’s burial. “People from all walks of life mourn the death of our beloved Ka Bel and many extol his exemplary life and works as a genuine leader of the […]

The True Filipino Heart

TO ALL FILIPINOS EVERYWHERE: I used to think that corruption and criminality in the Philippines were caused by poverty. But recent events tell me this isn’t true. It is one thing to see people turn into drug addicts, prostitutes, thieves and murderers because of hunger and poverty, but what excuse do these rich, educated people […]