As a result of Duterte’s refusal to uphold the country’s sovereignty on its exclusive economic zone, China has been able to complete the installation of its military bases in seven reefs that are within the waters being claimed by the Philippines.
Tags: Atty. Neri Colmenares
“If the government doesn’t want us to give services to victims of human rights violations, that is no justification to open us to attacks.”
“Neri Colmenares has always supported our call for justice…We want him in the senate.”
Aside from the usual extension of the terms of incumbents, allowing 100 percent foreign ownership of Philippine resources and businesses, and removing provisions that guarantee human rights and civil liberties, the latest proposed amendments include enshrining the pork barrel system into the basic law of the land.
Based on world market trends, fuel energy available to power producers now cost more than 50-percent lower. As such, the Malampaya shutdown “clearly should not result to additional costs, and thus, (there is) no basis for any power rate hike.”
“There is more than ample budget for the MRT and LRT but Malacañang wants to increase fares so that they can have discretion over the savings and turn this into a Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)-like pork barrel to be spread to their favourite politicians.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares
SPECIAL REPORT: “To claim so much savings while borrowing hundreds of billions is terribly wrong.” Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares
“Not only did President Aquino violate the constitution in having implemented DAP, he is now betraying public trust in loudly and publicly rejecting the ruling on DAP.” – ACT Teachers’ Party Rep. Antonio Tinio
By Emily Vital Bulatlat.com Members of organizations under the People’s Movement Against Arroyo’s Charter Change (People’s March) and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan or New Patriotic Alliance) have revived a signature drive opposing charter change and calling for Arroyo’s immediate resignation. Call it hitting two birds with one stone. Members of organizations under the People’s Movement…