The group said that while existing Philippine laws recognize their vital role in providing health services to those in need, their present situation is quite the opposite.
Day: May 7, 2019
“We are the people of the resurrection. There is a new breed of candidates whose hearts are aflame for genuine public service.”
The late progressive lawmaker was former head of Karapatan-Southern Mindanao. He also served as regional vice chair of Kilusang Mayo Uno – Southern Mindanao.
Some party-list representatives belong to political clans whose relatives occupy several government positions in a province.
There have been instances where the party-list system had been used by the elite to further their business interests by taking advantage of national and local expenditures, as was the case in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam.
Many of those claiming to represent these marginalized sectors do not belong to these sectors and are members of well-entrenched political dynasties and special interest groups. Some have been implicated in corruption investigations while others have been known to promote special business interests. They are among the 59 party-list representatives occupying seats in Congress today.
Nakakatakot ang lindol. Hindi mo kasi alam kung kailan ito mangyayari. Posibleng magkaroon nito sa oras na hindi mo inaasahan. Habang natutulog sa bahay o habang nagtatrabaho sa opisina, kailangang maging handa sa biglaang pagyanig ng lupa. Mas malaki ang posibilidad ng lindol at pagputok ng bulkan sa Ring of Fire na dumaraan sa New…