Category: crime

Statement of the National Fact Finding Mission on the HTI tragedy

In light of the apparent information blackout concerning the fire that devoured the House Technology Industries main building (HTI) inside the Cavite Export Processing Zone, various labor institutions and people’s organization initiated a National Fact Finding Mission to probe the … Continue reading

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HTI fire: Cover-up?

Katrina S.S. … At 10:59p.m. on February 1, Governor Boying Remulla via PTV 4 said that 300 people were in the building when the fire broke out, that 40 were brought to the hospital so far, and “May mga naipit … Continue reading

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cavite cover-up? #HTIfire

karereport ni raya capulong sa dzmm teleradyo:  sa wakas, naapula na ang sunog.  walang casualty, sabi daw ni governor remulla.  (maybe he/she meant “fatality”?  maybe i misheard?)  at tila naniwala naman sina karen davila at vic lima. IMPIYERNO SA ENGKLABO by … Continue reading

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wagging the dog

when PAWS raised a howl over the killing of a dog in the film Oro after it had been showing in theaters for more than a week, i wondered what the MMFF selection committee that had named it among the … Continue reading

reality check

asked my cleaning lady (who comes once a week), kumusta na sa kanila somewhere in fairview where she used to say nakakatakot abutin nang gabi sa daan, o sa pag-alis niya sa umaga at madilim pa: “hindi na po nakakatakot, … Continue reading

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‘A-class’ con artists dupe condo buyers

Federico Pascual Jr. IT IS NOT just low to middle income-earners who are robbed of their dream homes by scheming real estate sellers. The well-to-do also fall victim to con artists of high-end reputable developers as this case shows. Read … Continue reading


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