A LEFT leaning lady party-list lawmaker perceived to be running for a Senate seat in next year’s elections has questioned the visit of 6,000 American soldiers aboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George Washington that docked at the Manila Harbor recently. read more »
Gabriela Women’s Party Secretary General Cristina Palabay today strongly denounced the raid of a conference of progressive partylists in Cagayan allegedly by elements of the 17th IBPA and 5th ID of the Armed Forces of the Philippines last June 10, 2009 as “renewed spate of attacks and harassment of partylist groups critical of the administration.” read more »
Next year, Casiño said the Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan (Makabayan) would be ready to join the Senate race again.He said it would most likely field Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo,
Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Liza Maza and himself as their senatorial
candidates. Makabayan also includes the labor party-list group
Anakpawis and the youth group Kabataan. read more »
“The butcher of the victims of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances could never represent the marginalized and underrepresented. Living true to his monicker, Gen. Palparan is butchering the essence of partylist system by his entry in the House of Representatives.” read more »
With regard the sister of the First Gentleman, the leftist solons
questioned the nomination of Ma. Lourdes Arroyo as the representative
of Ang Kasangga, supposedly a group of small entrepreneurs.
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“She is like the goose that lays the golden egg,” said Gabriela Rep. Liza Maza, referring to the Arroyo's wealthy background.
MANILA, Philippines - Speaker Prospero Nograles on Saturday said he is ready to protect and defend the rights of all members of the House of Representatives including controversial in-coming party-list Reps Jovito Palparan (Bantay) and Ma Lourdes “Lulu" Arroyo (Kasangga). read more »