The first activity of the newly-formed alliance of church people against the pork barrel is the simultaneous ringing of bells in churches on October 11 at 1 p.m.
Day: October 6, 2013
“The Philippine Children’s Medical Center is a government hospital. The land it has been occupying is government land and the government is now asking us to pay for the land. Is that just?”
“Businesses donate to candidates not because they believe in him or her but because they see it as an investment for their business. It is part of the patronage politics.” – lawyer Rona Ann Caritos of the Legal Network for Truthful Elections
Commissioner Luie Guia said the Omnibus Election Code’s prohibition on accepting campaign donations from certain corporations does not extend to corporate officers or directors. There is also no cap on the amount of campaign donations that candidates could accept. By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – – Two Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioners admitted that…
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Now, it is not just doctors, nurses,priests and nuns, critical netizens, but also scientists and journalists, who should watch out for their safety and human rights. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) recently pointed out and took exception to a statement by Captain Alberto Caber, public…
“Kim Gargar was caught in a crossfire between the 67th Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the New Peoples Army while undertaking research in connection with rehabilitation efforts in Cateel town, which was severely affected by Typhoon Pablo in 2012.” – Agham