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Makabayan bloc asks SC to stop ‘unconstitutional’ TRAIN

(UPDATE 2 - 1:35 p.m.) Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives asked the Supreme Court on Thursday, January 11, to issue a temporary restraining order and eventually stop the implementation of the Tax Reform for Advancement and Inclusion, or TRAIN, law saying its passage violated both the chamber’s rules and the Constitution......»»

Category: newsSource: interaksyon interaksyonJan 11th, 2018

Makabayan bloc asks SC to stop ‘unconstitutional’ TRAIN

(UPDATE 2 - 1:35 p.m.) Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives asked the Supreme Court on Thursday, January 11, to issue a temporary restraining order and eventually stop the implementation of the Tax Reform for Advancement and Inclusion, or TRAIN, law saying its passage violated both the chamber’s rules and the Constitution......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Makabayan bloc asks SC to strike down tax reform law

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Leftist lawmakers on Thursday, January 11, asked the Supreme Court (SC) to strike down the  Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) law. In their petition, the lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc also asked the High Court to issue a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Makabayan bloc: Stop importing galunggong

Makabayan bloc: Stop importing galunggong.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Makabayan bloc asks House to probe ‘tambay’ crackdown

The Makabayan bloc called on the House Committee on Human Rights to investigate the government’s crackdown on “tambays” or street loiterers following President Rodrigo Duterte’s verbal order to arrest them, an order he has denied giving......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

House bloc files bill on P750 minimum wage

By Charmaine A. Tadalan THE MAKABAYAN bloc on Monday filed a House Bill (HB) proposing to increase the nationwide minimum wage to P750, citing inflationary effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. “A P750 national minimum wage is what workers need now to somehow cope with the surging prices of goods […] The post House bloc files bill on P750 minimum wage appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Bayan urges Congress to stop TRAIN law implementation

The group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) is urging Congress to tackle bills that seek to repeal or suspend implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law before Congress goes on break......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Makabayan bloc seeks TRAIN law repeal

Citing what it described as its 'detrimental' effects to the people, the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Thursday filed a bill that calls for the repeal of the Duterte a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Makabayan bloc asks SC to allow intervention in petition vs Sereno

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers forming the progressive Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives are asking the Supreme Court (SC) to reconsider its decision to deny their bid to intervene in the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. The Makabayan lawmakers filed their motion for reconsideration on behalf of other intervenors on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Makabayan bloc files MR on junked petition to intervene on CJ quo warranto case

      Members of the House Makabayan bloc and people's organizations on Tuesday filed a motion for reconsideration (MR) on the Supreme Court's (SC) decision denying their petition to intervene on the quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.   Last April 3, the SC denied, for lack of merit, the group's motion for leave to file motion to intervene in the quo warranto proceedings against the Chief Justice on-leave.   READ: SC asks Sereno to attend oral arguments on quo warranto case     The group maintained that it has "legal interest" on the issue as the Chief Justice "can only be removed from office ...Keep on reading: Makabayan bloc files MR on junked petition to intervene on CJ quo warranto case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

WATCH | Supreme Court consolidates anti-TRAIN petitions

MANILA – The Supreme Court on Tuesday consolidated two separate petitions lodged against the passage of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act, or TRAIN. These are the petitions filed by the Makabayan Bloc of legislators and LABAN Consumer, arguing that there was no actual quorum at the House of Representatives when the measure […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018

2nd petition asks high court to stop TRAIN

A SECOND petition has been filed by a consumer advocacy group before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to halt the implementation of Republic Act 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act. Laban Konsyumer Inc. and its president, former Trade Undersecretary Victor Dimagiba, said the petition specifically….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018

Makabayan asks Supreme Court to void TRAIN

BAGUIO CITY — ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio, Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate and Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao petitioned the Supreme Court to “void” the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN)......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

WATCH | Makabayan bloc files petition vs year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao

The Makabayan bloc of lawmakers was in full force Monday at the Supreme Court, where they filed a petition to stop the enforcement of a year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Militant solons prepare for legal battle vs Train Law

      Members of the Left-leaning Makabayan bloc are set to challenge the newly-implemented Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law before the Supreme Court, a lawmaker said Saturday.   ACT Teachers Party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio said progressive lawmakers would file the petition against the "anti-poor" tax law next week and question procedural and substantive issues surrounding the measure.   "Hinahanda namin, yung Makabayan bloc, yung mga lawyers na katulong natin, 'yung petition," Tinio said during the News Forum at Annabel's Restaurant in Quezon City.   (The Makabayan bloc, together with the lawyers that are he...Keep on reading: Militant solons prepare for legal battle vs Train Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Sotto eyes caucus on TRAIN 2

Senate President Vicente Sotto III said he might call for a caucus with the majority bloc to discuss the second tax reform package or the TRAIN 2 which some senators believe has no chance of passing in the Senate. Sotto eyes caucus on TRAIN 2 Source link: Sotto eyes caucus on TRAIN 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Duterte asks communists to stop occupying lands

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Nov) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte asked communists to stop occupying lands that are “already owned” and urged them instead to wait because he will distribute lands eventually through legal means. In his speech in Cagayan de Oro City Thursday during the distribution of Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAS) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Sulu asks SC to void Bangsamoro Organic Law, stop plebiscite | ABS-CBN News

Sulu questioned the constitutionality of Republic Act No. 11054 before the Supreme Court and is asking it to halt efforts to conduct a plebiscite to ratify it......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Sulu questions Bangsamoro law, asks SC to stop plebiscite

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 31 Oct) – Barely three months before its scheduled ratification, a petition has been filed before the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of the Organic Law on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Mindanao. Through Governor Abdusakur Tan II, the Province of Sulu submitted a 48-page petition this month asking the high tribunal […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Word war erupts between Sara, Makabayan bloc over ML rally in Davao

Progressive partylist groups under the Makabayan bloc advised Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio legitimate issues being raised by various sectors instead of resorting to red-tagging......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

Colmenares: Cha-cha not for federalism or for people’s rights

Neri Colmenares, the official senatorial bet of the Makabayan bloc said that going against the present bid for charter change is not simply about going against the Duterte administration's bid for federalism but an act to protect their future.....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018