Latest Stories
Home » 15th Congress You are browsing entries tagged with “15th Congress”

Do Cordillerans really want autonomy?


The quest for Cordillera autonomy is a decades-old struggle awash with the blood of martyrs, like Kalinga chieftain Macli-ing Dulag and nameless others who fought attempts by multinational corporations, private armies and the national government to seize control of our ancestral land and the natural resources.

Posted: July 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Santiago refiles Magna Carta for call center workers bill


Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has again filed a bill seeking a Magna Carta for Call Center Workers. The bill seeks to enforce the rights of call center workers to organize unions and to have safe and healthy working environments given the long hours they spend at their work stations.

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

SK abolition gains support in Congress

Rep. Winston Castelo. Photo from congress.gov.ph

Moves to abolish the Sangguniang Kabataan is gaining traction in Congress. Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice has refiled his bill seeking the abolition of the youth council while Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo proposed to give a zero budget for the village legislature, whose members are from 15 to 17 years old

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P600-B flood control master plan in old bill

A couple of persons wade on flooded Mola street in Makati City Sunday afternoon.  PHOTO BY FRANCES MANGOSING/INQUIRER.net

How do you solve flooding in Metro Manila?

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

No goodbyes for 3 senators; 2 others cite long records


They started their 12-year sojourn in the Senate on the heels of the second Edsa People Power Revolution in 2001 that ousted President Joseph Estrada, who was subsequently convicted for plunder.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »