Year: 2015

Yearender 2015 | Where did the ‘Daang Matuwid’ take the Filipino people?

To many, the 2010 elections and the stepping down of the Macapagal-Arroyo administration brought much hope for change. Change is exactly what Pres. Benigno Aquino III promised . But as the Aquino administration is about to end, it is hounded by issues both old and new.

For this December 2015, the year ender articles would discuss these issues, as well as what happened to the much-promised change.

The Aquino presidency: All talk, no walk

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Benigno Aquino III was elected by a people longing for change, especially after the scandal-ridden administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The Macapagal-Arroyo family was linked to so many corruption and bribery scandals that anybody who was to replace her could be deemed an angel. But as fate would have it, Corazon…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City is not called the “killer highway” for nothing. It is notorious for vehicular accidents involving all manner of wheeled conveyances: speeding buses and jeepneys whose brakes invariably “fail”; tricycles that aren’t even supposed to be plying this major thoroughfare; sleek late-model sedans and SUVs…