There are now only four opposition senators in the opposition, prompting fears that the previously opposed legislations including charter change, the worst of all proposed charter changes according to senatorial bet Neri Colmenares, may soon be resurrected. By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Amid protests questioning the integrity and results of the elections, the Commissions…
A political analyst credited the “victory” of administration bets to fraudulent elections and the “unusual combination of Duterte’s popularity, systematic use of government resources, use of fear, and black propaganda and disinformation against progressive partylist groups.”
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO, ANDREA ZARAH DAYAO, ANNE EDNALYN DELA CRUZ and ALEXANDRA GARBRIELLA FRANCISCO
With reports from PAGBABAGO! PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE
There are 61 candidates for senator, and yet only a few have been covered by the media. Thus, only the old names – those running for reelection or making a comeback – are making it to the top 12.
BY ORLANDO A. MALIWANAG Alyansa Laban sa Mina DEMOCRATIC SPACE Posted by Bulatlat.com Vol. VIII, No. 28, August 17-23, 2008 Our worst fear has been confirmed: that Mike Defensor all along had been the defender not of the environment but of mining interests when he was still Environment Secretary. His current involvement with Geograce Resources…