“This is not just about Mary Jane. We do not want other families to go through the same ordeal. It is painful to be in an island, waiting for my sister’s remains.” – Maritess Veloso-Laurente
Day: June 10, 2015
Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares has been urging lawmakers to “transcend their political affiliations” and think not only of this generation but also the future generations who, he said, will be condemned to greater poverty once this economic chacha succeeds.
“We cannot allow China to do its own aggression against the Philippines and the Filipino people, just as we cannot allow the perpetuated aggression of the US against them.”
If this is finally enacted, those receiving the basic P1,200 ($27) pension per month would receive P3,200 ($71).
“Congress should probe into how a pollutive coal-fired power plant was approved despite the copious lack of social acceptability and extensive environmental risks.”
“The arrest and detention of Adelberto Silva, Rosanna Cabusao and Isidro de Lima are illegal and most unjust.”
After a year of living on the streets, Balakbakan fisherfolk want to return to their homes.