Day: March 9, 2013

“We hold the US-Aquino regime responsible for the wretched situation of Filipino women, for the plunder and destruction of our economy and natural resources and the massive attack on women’s economic and political rights and welfare. We deplore the poverty and the violence that we are being subjected to.” – Gabriela

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Casiño leads symbolic eating of ‘saba’ to press country’s claim over Sabah

Makabayan senatorial bet Teddy Casiño led members of Bayan Muna Party to a symbolic eating of saba, a banana variety, at Liwasang Bonifacio to protest the government’s ‘betrayal’ of Philippine sovereignty over the Sabah controversy. Casiño said that President Benigno Aquino III betrayed Philippine sovereignty when he ordered the followers of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III…