Tags: Anakpawis

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com What has happened to the Aquino administration’s commitment to address issues connected to climate change? In the aftermath of two killer typhoons Pedringa and Quiel, a lawmaker is demanding that President Benigno Aquino III issues a report on the accomplishments of his administration’s Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Program.…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Citing recent studies that show that seven out of ten companies implement combinations of flexible work arrangements, Anakpawis filed a bill seeking to protect the security of tenure of workers. Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano recently filed House Bill 5110 or An Act Strengthening the Workers’ Security of Tenure,…

PRESS RELEASE 15 August 2011 MANILA — “Faced with workers’ continuing clamor for a significant wage hike, the Department of Trade and Industry is resorting to the age-old tactic of blackmailing workers with threats of massive layoffs.” This was the statement of labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno as it picketed the Department of Trade and…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A few days before President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona), three more victims add to the growing list of political killings. Roque Laputan, 59, a member of Anakpawis partylist, Davao del Sur, was murdered by unidentified men, July 10. Laputan, was…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“The thieves who raided the nation’s coffers cannot be allowed to escape punishment. President Aquino should take a cue from actions such as this filing of criminal charges against Gutierrez and put meat into his words that he is an enemy of the corrupt.” – lawyers’ group

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Because there seems to be no end to the increases in the prices of oil products, people’s organizations are calling for a nationally-coordinated strike on March 31 saying that oil companies are lying when it cites world crude prices in justifying increases in local pump prices.

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“The armed conflict is deeply rooted in extreme poverty and social injustice suffered by the Filipino people and should be addressed by concrete measures A just and lasting peace cannot be achieved through abstract and empty peace rhetoric.” –Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano