It would seem obvious but has to be emphasized and asked: Who could be able to control the surveys; the manipulation of PCOS machines; pay for TV ads, tarpaulins, and the like; and enforcers like the military? Only those with money or those sponsored by those with money can do that.
The scripture says, ‘Worship the Lord your God and serve only him!'” – Matthew 4:10
Workers of a business process outsourcing (BPO) firms in the city expressed their concern on the possibility of becoming unemployed after the company confirmed the account closure of one of its oldest client.
NCIP Cordillera Director Roland Calde confirmed that the commission en banc agreed to issue the Certification Precondition for the controversial Chico River Pump Irrigation Project on May 23 despite the violations of the FPIC guidelines committed by the National Irrigation Administration.
A lass from Alilem, Ilocos Sur province topped this year’s Mabalasik Class of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) becoming the fifth woman to graduate as valedictorian after the academy accepted female cadets in 1993.
An Igorot activist, labeled by the Philippine government as “terrorist”, is the first Filipino to receive the prestigious Gwangju Prize for Human Rights for defending human rights and promoting democracy from the May 18 Memorial Foundation.
“You have not lied to people – you have lied to God!” – Acts 5:4
In the end, the only legacy of the Smartmatic voice is to voice out the fact the current systems in the Philippines do not work for the sake of the majority of the Filipino people. As a friend has pointed out in her Facebook post: Who said that the elections will solve the woes of the Filipino people anyway.
The National Irrigation Administration rejected the call to suspend works on the Chico River Pump Irrigation Project made by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples. Instead, it will just limit construction activities and urged the immediate issuance of the Certification Precondition regardless of its violations.
With a margin of 569 votes, Joseph Simon Valdez, a farmer, beat an incumbent mayor whose family lorded over Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur for more than two decades.
The Cordillera Peoples Alliance reiterated that issuing the Certificate of Precondition for the Chico River Pump Irrigation Project after its proponent violated the free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) guidelines will set a “dangerous and catastrophic precedent.”
Living up to their task as “pag-asa ng bayan”, youth organizations in Baguio City led the protest “for the massive, widespread and brazen electoral fraud” held on the afternoon of May 14 at the University of the Philippines Baguio parking lot.