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STATEMENT| Why Makabayan Bloc bolts from House majority

STATEMENT| Why Makabayan Bloc bolts from House majority.....»»

Category: newsSource: davaotoday davaotodaySep 14th, 2017

Makabayan bloc leaves House majority

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 September) &'8212; The seven party list representatives of the Makabayan Bloc on Thursday broke away from the majority coalition in the House of Representatives in protest over what they called “a fascist, pro-imperialist and anti-people regime” of President Rodrigo Duterte. In a statement, the Makabayan Bloc cited Duterte’s “neoliberal economic policies, disdain for human [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

Makabayan Bloc asks Supreme Court to quash tax reform law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 January) – The Makabayan Bloc in the House of Representatives has filed a petition before the Supreme Court on Thursday to declare the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) unconstitutional. In a statement, ACT Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate and Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Statement of Liberal Party President Sen. Kiko Pangilinan on Makabayan bloc bolting House supermajority

Statement of Liberal Party President Sen. Kiko Pangilinan on Makabayan bloc bolting House supermajority.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 15th, 2017

Makabayan bloc leaves House majority

Makabayan bloc leaves House majority.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

Makabayan bolts House ruling bloc

Makabayan bolts House ruling bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

Makabayan bloc leaves House majority - Rappler

Makabayan bloc leaves House majority - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

Makabayan warns against clipping court s judicial power

MEMBERS of the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 17, criticized a House panel’s proposal to cancel the power of the Supreme Court to look into complaints against government bodies in the administration’s planned government shift to federalism. Representative Fredenil Castro, chair of the sub-committee on judiciary under the committee on… link: Makabayan warns against clipping court's judicial power.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Nograles: Licuanan’s travel documents from ‘disgruntled’ teacher-scholar

House Assistant Majority Leader Rep. Jericho Nograles revealedon Mondaythat the internal travel documents of Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chairperson Patricia Licuanan he received was from a "disgruntled" teacher-scholar.   "I am confirming that I receive the internal documents of CHED from a disgruntled Teacher-Scholar. It was given to me freely in the hope that changes will be made in the Commission," Nograles said in a statement.   READ:Licuanan travels abroad without President's authorization, says solon   Nograles also confirmed the existence of "forces out to get" Licuanan, which included 11,000 teacher-scholars protesting the delayed r...Keep on reading: Nograles: Licuanan’s travel documents from ‘disgruntled’ teacher-scholar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 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

Lagman: SC order a good sign for petition vs Mindanao martial law extension

Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said the latest order of Supreme Court augurs well for the minority lawmakers' petition assailing the extension of martial law in Mindanao. "This augurs well for the petition which has survived the preliminary gauntlet which petitions have to pass through in the High Court," Lagman said in a statement issued on Friday. The SC on Friday ordered executive and legislative officials to answer the petition filed by Lagman and other members of the so-called Magnificent 7 bloc questioning the extension of martial law in Mindanao. The respondents are Solicitor General Jose Calida, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Execut...Keep on reading: Lagman: SC order a good sign for petition vs Mindanao martial law extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Makabayan bloc solons decry Alvarez red tagging

THE Makabayan bloc has expressed disappointment at Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez tagging them as supporters of the New People’s Army (NPA). The bloc is composed of lawmakers representing Bayan Muna, Gabriela, Anakpawis, Kabataan and ACT Teachers. They were formerly part of the supermajority in the House of Representatives but decided to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Alvarez’s red-tagging may signal crackdown vs militant solons — Makabayan

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives’ Makabayan bloc on Thursday raised alarm over the accusation of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that some.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

24 opposition lawmakers get zero infrastructure funding in 2018 budget

MANILA, Philippines – The era of zero pet project for opposition lawmakers has returned. Some 24 members of the House of Representatives, the majority of them from the opposition bloc, will not get any infrastructure projects for their districts or beneficiaries in the newly-signed budget for 2018. President Rodrigo Duterte signed the P3.767 trillion budget […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Makabayan bloc seeks House probe on killing of Father Tito Paez - GMA News

Makabayan bloc seeks House probe on killing of Father Tito Paez - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Makabayan lawmakers dismayed by termination of peace talks

LAWMAKERS belonging to the Makabayan bloc on Thursday, November 23, expressed their disappointment over the cancellation of the peace talks between the government and the communist insurgents. In a statement, Anakpawis party-list Rep. Ariel Casilao said the scrapping of the peace talks will affect mainly the peasant workers and the urban poor as the agenda… link: Makabayan lawmakers dismayed by termination of peace talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Makabayan bloc slams House panel ruling vs participation of non-members at Sereno impeach hearing

  The Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives denounced the justice committee's decision on Wednesday to bar non-members as well as lawyers of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from participating in its impeachment proceedings.   READ:House panel votes against participation of non-members in Sereno impeach hearings   ACT-Teachers party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio asserted that all members of Congress are entitled to participate in the impeachment hearings against Sereno.   "Hindi ito ang unang impeachment na ginawa ng Congress kahit sinong member bsta interesado pinapahintulutang magtanong whether pro or against," Tinio said.   ...Keep on reading: Makabayan bloc slams House panel ruling vs participation of non-members at Sereno impeach hearing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

Makabayan lawmakers leave majority bloc, vow to fight ’emergence of new dictatorship’

Makabayan lawmakers leave majority bloc, vow to fight ’emergence of new dictatorship’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

Makabayan bloc leaves House supermajority, ends Duterte alliance

MANILA, Philippines — The Makabayan bloc, consisting of seven party-list lawmakers, on Thursday announced that it would be leaving the supermajority in the H.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc

House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 6th, 2017

House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc

House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 6th, 2017