30.8.10

Living with city dwelling problems

 News Overshadowed by Luneta Grandstand Hostage Crisis

The hostage crisis situation dominated the news headlines in the last 8 days. As a result, equally important issues took a back seat:

  • Worsening dengue situation - said to have increased by 75% this year. Calling DOH.
  • Ampatuan Massacre - postponements that seem to delay the early conviction of those who will be found guilty.
  • Human rights violation again,  allegedly committed by Manila policemen
  • Hide and Ply strategy of colorum buses with  EDSA routes  
  • Continuous media campaign to support the government's plans to address possible flood crisis situation during the remaining typhoon season.
  • Mismanagement of gov't funds by GOCC's.. after current Senate investigation,  what now?