“We have been told that an increase in the pay of government employees is not possible because of lack of budget. But given the pork barrel scam that implicated many legislators, that may be hard to believe now.” – Courage
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He may have dropped out of high school but his biggest qualification is his almost three decades of involvement in the struggles of fisherfolk.
Press Release February 24, 2011 As prominent personalities take spotlights in today’s commemoration of EDSA I, Anakpawis Partylist gave the full tribute to the masses and unsung heroes who are yet to reap the fruits of their struggle 25 years ago. “We owe the democracy we enjoy now to no one but our collective participation.…
Reports on the failure of counting machines and wrong configuration of memory cards point to no other than mayhem on May 10, confirming widespread fears of elections failure to retain Gloria Arroyo in power, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said.
BY ANDREA ZARAH DAYAO, ANNE EDNALYN DELA CRUZ and CIELO EUNICE FLORES
Little is known about what party-list groups represent and what they have done since party-list elections were first held in 1998.
By ANDREA ZARAH DAYAO and JENNY DE VENECIA
Long-battered not only by storms but also by extreme poverty, the urban poor are asking presidential candidates and the next administration for immediate relief and long-term solutions to their problems.