2010 education budget not enough—Kabataan solon

The government spends too little for education. And what is more saddening, corruption and misspending eat up the bulk of the measly budget.

Missing activist in Cagayan Valley abducted, tortured

Contrary to State’s claim, says Ma. Cristina Angela Guevarra, national chair of the Student Christian Movement of the Philippines (SCMP) and the spokesperson of TANGGULAN, surfaced activist Noriel Rodriguez was heavily tortured for 10 days by the members of the 17th IBPA in Alcala.

Distressed OFWs in Jeddah ask for food, repatriation

More than 100 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) awaiting deportation at the Hajj Airport Deportation Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has renewed their appeal to the Philippine government to provide them food and medicines, as well as to immediately repatriate them.

Instead of text tax, cut President’s budget to fund education: solon

Kabataan party-list in Congress wants Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s budget to be cut, and re-channel a portion of it to fund the education sector, instead of burdening the people with new taxes.