Audit own intel funds, P-Noy told

MANILA, July 20, 2011—The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) asks the Aquino government to properly, transparently and completely audit the intelligence funds, amounting to P1.46 billion (US$34.05 million), which the Congress has approved last year. Fernando Hicap, Pamalakaya’s national chair, says that the President should inform the public how the said amount […]

The farce about disbanding the private armies

The superstructure of political mafias and modern caciques and the material conditions that breed them are so powerful that piecemeal approaches to addressing this issue are self-defeating. One begins to think that in order to dismantle the private armies the first step is to put the political superstructure that promotes them out of circulation

Migrants’ group to file petition on SC for poll bid

Migrante International and its party-list, Migrante Sectoral Party is not giving up on its goal to represent the migrant sector in Congress and was scheduled to file a petition on the Supreme Court to allow them to join the 2010 congressional bid.

Kabataan party-list applauds new voters, appeals to Comelec to uphold SC decision

Even as he cheered the first time voters for 2010, Kabataan Rep. Raymond “Mong” Palatino appealed anew to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to continue uphold the Supreme Court ruling that extends the voters’ registration until 09 January 2010. The statement came as voters’ registration closes today, December 29th.

2010 education budget not enough—Kabataan solon

The government spends too little for education. And what is more saddening, corruption and misspending eat up the bulk of the measly budget.

Distressed OFWs in Jeddah ask for food, repatriation

More than 100 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) awaiting deportation at the Hajj Airport Deportation Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has renewed their appeal to the Philippine government to provide them food and medicines, as well as to immediately repatriate them.

Walang masama sa pagyaman ni PGMA—Malacañang

Walang nakikitang masama ang Malacañang ukol sa pagyaman ni Pang. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Anila, yumayaman ang pangulo dahil na rin sa mga hanapbuhay ng kanyang butihing kabiyak na si First Gentleman (FG) Atty. Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo.