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OSG bid to quash TRO on pork barrel opposed

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“The monster itself should be slain at once.”

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Samson Alcantara: Age doesn’t matter in war vs political dynasties

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Despite being 77 years old, the second oldest senatorial candidate in the May 2013 elections, and instead of retiring or resting, lawyer-teacher Samson Alcantara wants to bring his expertise and wisdom to the Senate to wage a battle against political dynasties and to make “social justice” a reality instead of just being a slogan.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Samson Alcantara: Social justice not just slogan

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If his biblical namesake used supernatural strength to combat enemies and perform heroic feats, Social Justice Society (SJS) senatorial candidate Samson Alcantara plans to rely on robust laws and legal arguments to push for socioeconomic reforms and defeat the political woes plaguing the country.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Independent senatorial bet slapped with P1.4M countersuit by SWS, Pulse Asia

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For asking a Quezon City regional court to temporarily stop the Social Weather Stations and Pulse Asia from conducting senatorial preference surveys, a candidate now finds himself the subject of a P1.4-million countersuit from the two polling organizations.

Posted: February 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tatad, indie Senate bet join fight against RH law

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An independent senatorial candidate has asked the Supreme Court to allow him to join the suit filed by various groups against Republic Act No. 10354—the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012—not for offending moral or religious beliefs but for restricting the freedom of speech.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Candidate starts Senate drive on Manila sidewalk

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True to its billing, it was a no-frills Senate campaign for Samson Alcantara of the Social Justice Party on the busy sidewalk in front of his office on Taft Avenue corner Padre Faura Street in Ermita, Manila.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senatorial bet seeks temporary stop to SWS, Pulse Asia surveys

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A lawyer running for the Senate asked a Quezon City court, on Wednesday, to stop the Social Weather Station and Pulse Asia Inc. from conducting senatorial surveys, saying the two public opinion outfits must first settle queries with senatorial candidates before undertaking surveys.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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