(July 22, 2002) Like the shell of a hermit crab, long abandoned by the hermit, the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, sits, as though waiting for an explanation, or to give one. Perhaps it is waiting to know its raison d’étre, the reason for its own existence.
(April 23, 2002) A news team that nearly brought down India’s government last year with an explosive expose of corruption in politics is now itself on the verge of collapse.
(April 6, 2002) Ninety-two out of 111 criminal cases filed by the Presidential Commission on Good Government have been dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman as of September last year, PCGG Commissioner Ruben Carranza Jr. said yesterday.
(April 5, 2002) The Presidential Commission on Good Government is aghast to discover that 92 of the 111 criminal cases that it filed against the Marcoses and their cronies with the Office of the Ombudsman have been dismissed.
(October 19, 1999) The debt-ridden Philippine government has decided to dismantle and sell the assets of the Bataan nuclear plant.
(October 19, 1999) The debt-ridden Philippine government has decided to dismantle and sell the assets of the Bataan nuclear plant. The $2.3-billion (U.S. dollars throughout) plant, a painful reminder of the Ferdinand Marcos regime, costs Filipino taxpayers more than $170,000 a day in interest and accounts for more than 5 per cent of the country’s total debt.