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Today, the Aquino government and its local allies in Quezon City, sent truckloads of battle-ready police, demolition forces to San Roque in Agham and destroyed the homes and lives of thousands of poor Filipinos. This, in order to pave the way for an Ayala development project in the area, clearly…

Blog Watch: Top 13 posts in 2013

The year 2013 is Blog Watch’ fourth year, made even busier than ever because of the 2013 elections and controversial issues like the pork barrel scandal and the President’s Development acceleration program (DAP).  We continued our Voters’ education articles where we researched on the platforms and programs of the senatorial…
In the wake of the super typhoon Yolanda’s onslaught that left many provinces in bleak state, staggering amounts worth of financial aid for relief and disaster response have been announced by foreign donor governments, private foundations and philanthropic organizations. Once again, the international community has proven its readiness to extend…
Various groups have gathered all over the country and overseas in a pledge to step-up relief efforts to help kababayans in the Visayas who saw the wrath of monster typhoon Yolanda. In an "International Day of Solidarity and Action" various groups all over the nation donated, volunteered and gathered in…
Last October 15, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, the strength of which comparable to 32 Hiroshima bombs, struck Central Visayas, which left 171 people killed, 375 people injured, and 20 more missing according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. An estimated 3.4 million people were affected. Tens of…
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