“The new lease deal is actually more costly than the previous PCOS refurbishment option.”
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A children’s rights group and a youth solon said that the K-12 program is giving everyone more headaches than solutions.
“This casts a shadow of doubt on the real circumstances of their death and also fuel allegations that they might have indeed participated in actual combat operations.”
“A review of the JSOTF-P operations in the Philippines will reveal the extent of US military intervention in the Philippines.”
A youth lawmaker says that the ex-SAF chief’s testimony at the senate hearing belies claims by the President and former PNP chief Purisima that they were not involved in the Mamasapano operations.
So far, the biggest likely overpriced project involving HCC is the P700-million Iloilo Convention Center (ICC), a pet project of Senate President Franklin Drilon. The convention center has been partly funded by Drilon’s Priority Development Assistance Fund and the Disbursement Acceleration Program.
The contractor that built the allegedly overpriced Makati parking building has also figured in a number of government infrastructure projects, including a pet project of Senate President Drilon: the Iloilo Convention Center.
“This is highly vulnerable to corruption and it also contains a mechanism similar to a provision of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) that has been declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.” – Kabataan Partylist Rep. Terry Ridon
Given the supposed numbers of Aquino allies in Congress and the all-powerful sway of pork barrel that continues to exist in public funds, impeaching Aquino is “a daunting task,” Rep. Terry Ridon of Kabataan Partylist admitted. But, he said, they are prepared to fight, anyway.
“This is a long and difficult struggle. There are no guarantees of immediate success. But there is no other way for the people but to join the militant movement both inside and outside the parliament. We will put an end to the inequality that is gripping the people by engaging in different forms of struggles.”
PRESS RELEASE January 31, 2011 “Recent events in Egypt and other Arab countries should teach Aquino a lesson: oppressed people don’t just suck it in, they take action.” This was the statement of Terry Ridon, National Chairperson of the League of Filipino Students, directed to Aquino with the formal talks between the GPH (Government of…