By Leila B. Salaverria
Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.
By Philip C. Tubeza
The country’s political dynasties delivered the votes for their favored party-list groups, an official of an election watchdog said Thursday.
The militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) said that the incident at Tubbataha involving the Guardian raised more questions against the unhampered entry and permanent presence of US forces in the country under the VFA.
By Frances Mangosing
The clash between police and militants shortly before President Benigno Aquino delivered his State of the Nation Address on Monday afternoon was a result of the “frustration of the protesters with the illegal imposition and curtailment of their rights by the police.”