Unfortunately, research carried out by ALPASA shows that efforts to improve and upgrade the system, as ICAO suggests, are being thwarted by corrupt Government practice.
Likewise, ALPASA asserts that responsibility for safety lies with none other than the country itself.
Alpasa, Aquino, Ange Benavides-Bulan, Timi Gomez-Aquino, Memey Mendoza, Maan Lim, TJ Agulto and Mark Ruiz-went back to Payatas bringing with them not food nor goods but a business partnership proposition to members of the community, particularly to the women artisans in the area.
Alpasa helped the group pitch its business proposal to the community.
, executive director of Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan, asked the President to respond to allegations on the nonconsultation of the IPs and the "conversion of irrigated land" the IPs had cultivated.