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Solons warned not to invoke wiretapping law to nail Tinio, kill his recording

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Bayan Muna Representative Neri J. Colmenares defended ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio from possible ethics charge being proposed by a member of the House of Representatives.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t urged to disclose how owners paid for land

The party-list group Bayan Muna is demanding full disclosure of how landlords had been paid for land covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), saying it would be highly irregular if the funds had been from the now unconstitutional Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Militant solons ready to face sanctions over Sona walkout

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The Makabayan bloc is ready to face sanctions for walking out of the session hall before President Aquino delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) before Congress on Monday.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cops use water cannons to drive away Sona protesters

Tension between police and militants escalates, forcing officers to use water cannons. PHOTO/ FRANCES MANGOSING, INQUIRER.net

Militants were greeted with water cannons as they tried to break through police barricade on Commonwealth Avenue while President Benigno Aquino III was delivering his State of the Nations Address.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Abad offering to quit: Bad script, acting

Toby Tiango

A badly acted farce. This was how the opposition described the offered resignation of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and President Benigno Aquino III’s decision on Friday not to accept it as calls escalated for Abad’s head in the face of the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down Malacañang’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »