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People’s Initiative vs pork barrel, political dynasty gets support of CBCP

“In order to put a final lid on the pork barrel system, specifically in the legislative and executive branches of government, we support the proposal from anti-pork barrel groups in the whole country that the sovereign people use the 1987 Philippine Constitution provision on the passage of a law through the people’s initiative.” – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma

By MARYA SALAMAT
Even if Aquino manages to get a bigger share in the mining firms’ declared profits, it would be nothing compared to the mining firms’ profits and worth of ‘plundered’ wealth.

PRESS STATEMENT 16 August 2011 MANILA — The Government of the Philippines (GPH, formerly designated as the GRP) has really gone berserk in its extremely irresponsible disinformation campaign against the revolutionary movement in connection with the recent arrest of four (4) Prisoners of War (POWs) and three detainees under the custody of the New People’s…

Bulatlat.com The illegal arrest and continued detention of the “Morong 43” in a military facility represent serious threat to the civil liberties of the Filipino people, Bishop Nereo P. Odchimar, D.D., president of Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), said yesterday in behalf of CBCP. The CBCP said they follow with grave concern the…

First, it was retired Philippine National Police (PNP) comptroller Eliseo de la Paz to arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Then came former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc Joc” Bolante’s turn. The only people missing in this tragic comedy are Benjamin “The Broker Abalos Sr., made famous by his role in the graft-ridden $329.5 million…

BY BULATLAT The Promotion of Church People’s Response (PCPR) welcomed the latest pronouncement of five members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP). In their statement, the CBCP said corruption is a social and moral cancer. They said, “In response to the global economic crisis and the pitiful state of our country, the…

BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Contributed to Bulatlat February 26, 2008 – 11:51pm The influential Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines or CBCP has called on Malacañang to trash the controversial Executive Order No. 464, which prevents government and military officials from testifying in congressional investigations; and to stop the culture of corruption, from “top to…