The government is using the urban poor to justify the allocation of funds using the Disbursement Acceleration Program but the poor remain poor. They are making lots of money at our expense.—Anthony Barnedo, Kongreso ng Pagkakaisa ng Maralitang Taga-Lungsod convenor
By Maricar Brizuela
-The Metropolitan Manila Development (MMDA) has a “tree-mendous” offer for Metro residents who lost a tree or two to Typhoon Glenda.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
A toxics watch group has warned the public against buying mercury-tainted whitening products allegedly imported from the United States, China, Japan and Taiwan and sold in Manila and Quezon City.
By Maricar B. Brizuela
After proving that the sandbagging technique was effective during Typhoon Glenda, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Francis Tolentino encouraged the different barangays (villages) in Metro Manila to practice the flood-control method.
Together again, this time behind bars.