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Killings of priests not isolated cases – party-list solon

AN opposition House leader asked Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Dir. Gen. Oscar Albayalde to take back his statement that the recent killings of priests were just isolated cases and should not be a cause for alarm. “Dapat lamang na bawiin po ni Director General Albayalde ang kanyang pahayag. Tatlong….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJun 14th, 2018

Zarate tells Albayalde: Stop downplaying killings of priests

Bayan Muna party-list Representative Carlos Zarate on Tuesday slammed Philippine National Police director General Oscar Albayalde for seemingly downplaying the recent spate of killings of priests as “isolated” and saying these should not be a cause for alarm. Source link link: Zarate tells Albayalde: Stop downplaying killings of priests.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Solon Mulls Impeachment Vs. 8 SC Justices in Sereno Ouster

A party-list lawmaker mulls to file impeachment complaints against the eight Supreme Court (SC) justices who voted to grant a quo warranto petition that disqualified Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. In a press conference on Thursday, Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin said the impeachment cases against the eight magistrates would be based on the ground of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Lawyers claim Duterte’s ‘admission’ on extrajudicial killings is evidence

A number of legal experts are claiming that President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent statements calling the series of extrajudicial killings in the country his “only sin” is evidence that can be used against him. Former Bayan Muna Party-list representative and human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares said on Twitter that even though Duterte said that there was […] The post Lawyers claim Duterte’s ‘admission’ on extrajudicial killings is evidence appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Solon in PRC video says ‘no license’ remark for not knowing Bong Go a joke

A party-list solon said he did not mean to “offend or degrade” new agricultural and biosystems engineers in an event Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Gov’t using resources to run after critics like Trillanes, solon says

A party-list representative on Tuesday said the government has been using its resources to curb dissenters of the administration following the revocation of the amnesty of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Source link link: Gov’t using resources to run after critics like Trillanes, solon says.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Pictures capture last week’s SONA protests in US cities

Hundreds of protesters staged their own United People's State of the Nation Address (SONA) in various cities in the United States to counter the alleged lies that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was going to say in his own SONA. Organized by MALAYA Movement with groups like Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), Friends of Akbayan Party-list, Migrante, Gabriela, International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), protesters slammed alleged continued human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings (EJK), the administration's push to change the Constitution, Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), and various actions signifying the emergence ...Keep on reading: Pictures capture last week’s SONA protests in US cities.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Gabriela: Warrant vs NAPC chief Maza, 3 ex-solons is unjust persecution

The arrest warrants against National Anti-Poverty Commission lead convenor Liza Maza and other former party-list lawmakers for murder cases in 2006 are unjust persecution, women's group Gabriela said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Former party-list lawmakers face arrest for 2006 murder cases

A Nueva Ecija court has issued warrants for the arrest of four former party-list lawmakers for murder charges filed against them in 2006......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Solon, wife tagged

THE names of OFW Party List representative, Aniceto ‘John’ Bertiz and his wife, Aimee, have come out in the affidavit executed by an owner of a recruitment agency who claimed she forked out P6.8 million to resigned Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) undersecretary Dominador Say, in exchange for the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Solon finds it ‘dangerous’ to let federated states draft own labor laws

Anakpawis Party-list Representative Ariel Casilao warned on Friday that it seems "dangerous" that the draft Federal Constitution only states general workers' rights and lets federated states enact their own labor laws. In a statement, Casilao said, "It is my understanding that the draft federal constitution mentions only the "rights of workers" in general terms and enumerates them in their bare minimum because it is leaving these matters for the federated regional states to decide and enact their labor laws. That is a very dangerous proposition for workers." Casilao noted that Article XVI, Section 3 of the draft Federal constitution covers only the general rights of workers. He ...Keep on reading: Solon finds it ‘dangerous’ to let federated states draft own labor laws.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Mayors’ slays aimed at eroding public trust in Duterte — Palace

MALACAÑANG yesterday said it considers the back-to-back killings of Luzon mayors as an attempt to erode public confidence in President Rodrigo Duterte even as it denied the presence of a culture of impunity in the country. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. issued the remark after Akbayan party-list Representative Tom Villarin… Source link link: Mayors’ slays aimed at eroding public trust in Duterte — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Slays meant to erode trust on Rody

Malacañang said yesterday it considers the back-to-back killings of Luzon mayors as an attempt to erode public confidence in President Rodrigo Duterte even as it denied the presence of a culture of impunity in the country. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. issued the remark after Akbayan party-list Representative Tom Villarin….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Mayors’ slays aimed at eroding public trust in Duterte — Palace

MALACAÑANG yesterday said it considers the back-to-back killings of Luzon mayors as an attempt to erode public confidence in President Rodrigo Duterte even as it denied the presence of a culture of impunity in the country. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. issued the remark after Akbayan party-list Representative Tom Villarin….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Abaya, ex-DOTC execs should be charged with plunder, says solon

PBA party-list Representative Jericho Nograles said that the  Ombudsman should have also charged former Transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya with plunder over the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 maintenance contract. Source link link: Abaya, ex-DOTC execs should be charged with plunder, says solon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Youth solon says House reso on Duterte’s ‘tambay order’ on the way

Kabataan party-list Representative Sarah Elago on Saturday said resolutions are already underway at the House of Representatives to seek an investigation on President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to apprehend loiterers in the streets, as well as their mauling in the precints. Source link link: Youth solon says House reso on Duterte’s ‘tambay order’ on the way.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Solon warns PNP’s use of teachers in Oplan Tokhang

QUEZON CITY — ACT Teachers Party-List Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro strongly opposed the proposal of Police Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar for public school teachers to conduct random inspections of students’ bags and lockers in schools as an attack to students’ right to privacy and an impending tokhang in schools......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Solon claims victory vs PSAs

A LEFT leaning party-list congressman claimed victory yesterday after successfully making public the details of the alleged questionable seven power supply agreement (PSA) applications before the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). Bayan Muna Party-List Rep. Carlos Zarate said the joint House panel inquiry on the matter made the people knowledgeable about….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Solon cites need to establish PMC

TERNATE, Cavite -- A former Marine captain-turned party-list congressman has underscored the need for Congress to establish the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) as another independent armed uniformed service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to further strengthen its mandate of eliminating the enemies of the state. This was….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Solon backs Duterte’s 60-40 deal with China

AN opposition House leader yesterday expressed full support to President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s decision to enter into a joint exploration agreement with the People’s Republic of China in the West Philippine Sea. Senior Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay Hayaang Yumabong (BUHAY) party-list Rep. Lito Atienza said the proposal was laudable….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Solon for retention of House party-list, but...

DAGUPAN City, Pangasinan -- Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano had categorically stated he is for the retention of the partylist representation at the House of Representatives. However, there is a need to amend the law (Republic Act No. 7941/Partylist System Act) to ensure that the leaders who are rightfully representing….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018