And I thought this happens only in Manila
Watch the funny interview with a ward moderator who looks like a bum in a suit
All it took was a few activists with hidden cameras to demonstrate just how easy it is to add hundreds of votes to any election by knowing the names of the recently deceased.
They said it wasn’t possible, they said it couldn’t happen.
Anonymous According to CNN
‘According to the Anonymous website, they are a decentralized network of individuals focused on promoting access to information, free speech, and transparency.
‘According to many governments, they are a group of criminals to be sought out and arrested.
To many of the disenfranchised they are the bee’s knees.
To others, they are terrorists.
‘Here’s how CNN wants you to see them…’
What’s Wrong with the Media Coverage on the San Juan demolition
‘We are in the age of information technology. But really, what kind of information is available to most Filipinos? With the corporate media , it’s hard to know if you are getting the whole truth or just a side of the story.
‘During the violent demolition of homes in Barangay Corazon de Jesus in San Juan City, my Facebook newsfeed and Twitter timeline have been filled with criticisms on how the media covered the said event. Among those who have been heavily criticized was Mike Enriquez, a GMA executive, primetime news anchor and radio commentator for one of the country’s biggest media conglomerate, GMA 7…’
Suspicious SC use of WB loan
‘On the eve of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona, Senate finance chair Franklin Drilon called for an investigation into the alleged misuse of a $21.9-million World Bank loan to the Supreme Court.
‘Drilon, of President Aquino’s Liberal Party, filed a resolution directing the Senate oversight committee on public expenditures to look into the circumstances surrounding the World Bank’s Judicial Support Reform Project (JRSP) loan to the Supreme Court, particularly into reports the funds were mismanaged and disbursed in a manner contrary to the agreement between the two institutions…’
Victories of the Filipino People
‘The Filipino people have faced a tough year. Although President Benigno S. Aquino III won under the banner of change, he has only reinforced the anti-people policies of the previous administrations.
‘And so, the Filipino people’s yearning for change continues. Their demands reach the national consciousness, forcing Aquino to heed some of their calls. As 2011 comes to an end, Bulatlat.com looks into the victories of the Filipino people…’