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Akbayan disowns Bello statements vs Aquino Cabinet

Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello. Photo from  congress.gov.ph

Akbayan party-list disowned the statements of their representative Walden Bello who criticized President Benigno Aquino III’s choice of his Cabinet members.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino enjoys Akbayan support despite Bello plea


One of its representatives may be calling for the head of two Cabinet members but that doesn’t mean that Akbayan has turned against President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fire Abad, ally urges Aquino

Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An ally of President Aquino has made a personal appeal to him to let go of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes to restore the credibility of his “matuwid na daan” (straight path) reform agenda.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Lawmaker sees passage of FOI bill

Philippine Congress. AP FILE PHOTO

Akbayan Rep. Ibarra Gutierrez III expressed confidence that the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill would be enacted into law within this year, especially after President Benigno Aquino III included the measure in the priority bills of his administration.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino, others urged: Stay cool

Members from various militant groups gather at Plaza Miranda to watch President Aquino's Address of the Nation regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Fund (DAP). The DAP was considered unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ALEXIS CORPUZ

Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello on Wednesday asked President Aquino and other parties involved in the row between the executive and the judiciary over the Disbursement Acceleration Program to “desist from confrontational language.”

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »