To save lives, the lawmakers said the government must recognize the extreme importance and urgency of mass testing along with medical solutions such as contact tracing, isolation, and treatment.
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“It is high time that Congress finally hear and approve the franchise of ABS-CBN to undo the damage and attack on press freedom, freedom of expression and freedom of information perpetrated by Malacañang.”
“We have now heard straight from the horse’s mouth that the President intends to exploit the pandemic as a pretext to implement his scheme of imposing nationwide martial and ruling as a dictator.”
By DEE AYROSO
“He’s [Duterte] not just crossing out the protectionist provisions but he’s also trying to bring back dictatorship together with historical revisionism.”
The petition demands a thorough review of MMDA Regulation No. 19-002 which revokes the permits to all provincial public utility bus (PUB) terminals and operators along EDSA.
Despite relentless harassment and vilification by the military and police throughout the campaign period up to election day last May 13, the progressive parties obtained a total of 2,236,155 votes which qualify them for six seats in the 18th Congress.
State security forces resort to death threats, red tagging against Makabayan party-list groups, supporters
Members and supporters of senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares and Makabayan partylist groups received death threats, were harassed and labeled as communists and supporters of New People’s Army (NPA). The Makabayan bloc has been critical of the Duterte administration.
These senatorial hopefuls vowed to put forward the interests of workers and the Filipino people should they win in the senatorial race.
Through bullying tactics the House “super-majority” last Tuesday approved, by a voice vote (“ayes” and “nays”), Concurrent Resolution No. 9 which calls for Congress to act as constituent assembly or “con-ass” to revise the 1987 Constitution. The purported goal: to change the form of government from the current unitary to a federal system, a project…
Progressive solons said the Duterte administration has “unraveled as a fascist, pro-imperialist and anti-people regime.”