Ang Kalatas April 2017 Issue

THE FIGHT IS ON! Page 20 Was it a spider bite or not? Pinoy tourist loses legs in ‘spider- bite’ case Page 17 Consul-General Anne Jalandoon-Louis Diplomatic Exit Consul-General Anne Jalandoon Louis wraps up her six-year tenure at the helm of the Philippine Consulate General Sydney this month and will soon fly back to the Philippines. Page 5 She is one in a vanishing breed of dissenting yet substantive voices in the Philippine legislature. But Senator Risa Hontiveros is not just into political colours or headline- grabbing sound bites. SEN. RISA HONTIVEROS The Oppositionist She focuses on real compelling issues and takes her job seriously. In a recent visit to Australia, just a few weeks after being stripped of a Senate chairmanship, the Senator remains clear on where she stands amidst the confusing state of affairs in the Duterte-era political landscape. >>> page 03