By DEE AYROSO
For Joshua San Pedro, co-convenor of the Coalition for People’s Right to Health, corruption will persist until a comprehensive public health care is established and there are no more gaps in social services that may be taken advantage of and profited from.
By DEE AYROSO
Wala na tayong pera. ‘Yan ang sabi ng madamot at malupit na pangulo. Kagaya ng babae at lalaking nakaranas ng pagdaloy ng kapangyarihan ng Diyos, huwag tayong pumayag na ipagkait sa atin at sa ating mga mahal sa buhay ang yaman ng ating sariling bansa.
“The widespread corruption in the government is the reason why OFWs are strongly against the planned mandatory PhilHealth and premium rate hike. OFWs cannot entrust the government that their hard-earned money will benefit their families and the rest of the Filipino people.”
There have been instances where the party-list system had been used by the elite to further their business interests by taking advantage of national and local expenditures, as was the case in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam.
Within months of his coming to power in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte’s profanities, tirades, threats, outrageous remarks about women, human rights, heads of foreign states, and what he was actually doing, had called the attention of international media — in Japan, the United States and Europe — to what was happening in the Philippines. As…
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective It has been 10 months since the Aquino administration stepped down and the Duterte Cabinet took over the reins of government and still, the Filipino people are suffering from the effects of the anomalies of the past. This is best exemplified by the problems people confront at the Department of…
“There are numerous and sharp increases in the proposed budget for items which are clearly geared for electioneering and pork.”
Journalists and press freedom advocates condemned what they call as “bullying” of a journalist.
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Pres. Benigno Aquino III is about to enter the last year of his administration. Technically, his term ends in one and a half years more. However, in the Philippines, a year before the elections, those gearing up to run – whether from inside or outside the government, from the ruling…