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Manila Standard Today
Tugade’s traffic crisis powers on holdmay lead to a grant of power that is misplaced or beyond what is required,” Sar
Tugade’s traffic crisis powers on hold
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 hours ago
may lead to a grant of power that is misplaced or beyond what is required,” Sarmiento had said. In the same hearing, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate backed the idea of carefully scrutinizing the plans and programs included in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
House bill on SIM registration pushedonly go as far as identifying the owner of the number and not the full content
House bill on SIM registration pushed
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
only go as far as identifying the owner of the number and not the full content of communication which is deemed private. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate however opposed the registration of SIM cards saying it will burden subscribers and infringe on... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
#Throwback from Martial Law| Enduring torture, sustaining resistancemarking the anniversary of martial law and other human rights related issues.
#Throwback from Martial Law| Enduring torture, sustaining resistance
Bulatlat.com / Posted 4 days ago
marking the anniversary of martial law and other human rights related issues. Ocampo, the younger brother of former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, was also detained during martial law. He was arrested on May 12, 1974 in Dagupan City,... Read more
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Sun Star
Dabawenyos join call vs Marcos hero's burialmilitant groups staged protests in different parts of the countries. In Davao C
Dabawenyos join call vs Marcos hero's burial
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
militant groups staged protests in different parts of the countries. In Davao City, they flocked to Rizal Park. Members of Bayan Muna and youth coalition Karapatan in Southern Mindanao included. In previous years, they commemorated, but this year,... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesalso started with killings, Vonmaungca said. We should learn from the past and
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
also started with killings, Vonmaungca said. We should learn from the past and try to apply it to the present, he said. Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, in a statement, also encouraged the youth � the so-called millennials -- to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bishop fears ‘dementia’ on massacrelater, victims and their relatives have yet to be indemnified and are still wai
Bishop fears ‘dementia’ on massacre
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
later, victims and their relatives have yet to be indemnified and are still waiting for justice, said Alejandro Deoma, Bayan Muna secretary general in Negros. Carla P. Gomez, Inquirer Visayas Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views of... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesEscalante Massacre and their surviving kin have yet to be indemnified and are s
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
Escalante Massacre and their surviving kin have yet to be indemnified and are still waiting for justice, Alejandro Deoma, Bayan Muna Negros secretary general, said. They are calling for the indemnification of the kin of the Escalante massacre... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Don’t celebrate, but never forget Martial Law’because the petitions filed by Lagman and other Martial Law victims, such as fo
‘Don’t celebrate, but never forget Martial Law’
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
because the petitions filed by Lagman and other Martial Law victims, such as former representatives Neri Colmenares of Bayan Muna and Etta Rosales of Akbayan, prompted the Supreme Court to issue a 20-day status quo ante order in August, which... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Immunity from suit for Bilibid inmatessyndicates at the NBP. Fariñas underscored the importance for the Speaker to g
Immunity from suit for Bilibid inmates
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
syndicates at the NBP. Fariñas underscored the importance for the Speaker to grant immunity to the six witnesses. But Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, a lawyer, expressed serious alarm at the decision to extend immunity to the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lawmakers worried over DOF’s fuel tax planfamilies. During the House of Representatives’ ways and means hearing yesterda
Lawmakers worried over DOF’s fuel tax plan
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
families. During the House of Representatives’ ways and means hearing yesterday, Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay and Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate expressed their reservations over the DOF’s proposal. Pichay explained using the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Escalante massacre remembered: ‘Let’s not commit past mistakes’Escalante massacre and their surviving kin had yet to be indemnified and were s
Escalante massacre remembered: ‘Let’s not commit past mistakes’
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Escalante massacre and their surviving kin had yet to be indemnified and were still waiting for justice, Alejandro Deoma, Bayan Muna Negros secretary general, said. They were calling for the indemnification of the kin of the Escalante massacre... Read more
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Rappler
Rappler’s Martial Law playlistFilipinos. 2. What if martial law were still in effect today? 3. 'Lucky day':
Rappler’s Martial Law playlist
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
Filipinos. 2. What if martial law were still in effect today? 3. 'Lucky day': Surviving torture during martial law Bayan Muna representative Neri Colmenares talks about his torture in a deadly game of chance. Former political detainee... Read more
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Rappler
Confronting extrajudicial killings under Duterteit is for the people themselves to demand a stop to the practice. – Rappler.com
Confronting extrajudicial killings under Duterte
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
it is for the people themselves to demand a stop to the practice. – Rappler.com The author is a former representative of Bayan Muna in the House of Representatives. He first wrote this piece on his blog. We are republishing it with his... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Solons demand safety nets on ‘extra powers’is misplaced or beyond what is required,” said committee chairman Catanduanes R
Solons demand safety nets on ‘extra powers’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
is misplaced or beyond what is required,” said committee chairman Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento. In the same hearing, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate backed the idea of carefully scrutinizing the plans and programs included in the... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
25th year of Senate vote vs US bases | ‘Boot US troops out,’ progressives urge Dutertepolicy,” and that there has been no notice for its implementation. Satur Ocamp
25th year of Senate vote vs US bases | ‘Boot US troops out,’ progressives urge Duterte
Bulatlat.com / Posted 9 days ago
policy,” and that there has been no notice for its implementation. Satur Ocampo, Makabayan coalition president and former Bayan Muna party-list representative, said that the President’s stronger pronouncements were not negated by his later... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rody won’t scrap VFA, other pactswith the United States, while two lawmakers supported the President’s decision
Rody won’t scrap VFA, other pacts
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
with the United States, while two lawmakers supported the President’s decision to adopt an independent foreign policy. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate refiled a bill to designate March 6 as Bud Dajo Day to commemorate the massacre of Moro... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
China arms deal eyedothers resulted in the massacre of civilians, like the 1906 Bud Dajo massacre b
China arms deal eyed
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
others resulted in the massacre of civilians, like the 1906 Bud Dajo massacre before and the 2015 Mamasapano debacle,” Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate said. Zarate said he is hopeful that the President’s statement will soon lead to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Andanar owns up to PCOO’s blunders, vows not to repeat mistakescan assure you, chairman, Congressman Lagman, that those mistakes will never ha
Andanar owns up to PCOO’s blunders, vows not to repeat mistakes
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
can assure you, chairman, Congressman Lagman, that those mistakes will never happen again,” Andanar said. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate cautioned the Gazette of giving the impression that it is “engaged in revisionist attempt to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SSS proposes P600 hike in monthly member contributionPhilippines.” On Sept. 7, the House of Representatives’s Committee on Governme
SSS proposes P600 hike in monthly member contribution
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
Philippines.” On Sept. 7, the House of Representatives’s Committee on Government Enterprises and Privatization approved Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate’s motion for the omnibus approval of the 15 pending measures calling for an increase... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Congress lukewarm to writ suspensionof national emergency on account of lawless violence to possibly culminating in
Congress lukewarm to writ suspension
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
of national emergency on account of lawless violence to possibly culminating in a declaration of martial law,” he said. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said Gordon’s proposal was “unwarranted” as it could lead to more human rights... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez: Martial law will never happen in Duterte administrationafter declaring martial law, resulting in several human rights violations and e
Alvarez: Martial law will never happen in Duterte administration
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
after declaring martial law, resulting in several human rights violations and enforced disappearances. For his part, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said the proposal to suspend the writ of habeas corpus was “unwarranted” as it may lead to... Read more
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The Manila Times
House panel OKs SSS pension hike billpanel okayed the omnibus motion approving the 15 bills that seek to grant a P2,
House panel OKs SSS pension hike bill
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
panel okayed the omnibus motion approving the 15 bills that seek to grant a P2,000 monthly pension increase made by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate. The measure was rejected by former President Benigno Aquino 3rd. Zarate rejected the claim... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House panel OKs P2,000 SSS pension hikeSecurity System (SSS) monthly pension of the elderly. The committee on governm
House panel OKs P2,000 SSS pension hike
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
Security System (SSS) monthly pension of the elderly. The committee on government enterprises and privatization approved Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate’s motion for the omnibus approval of the 15 pending measures calling for an increase... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Questions raised on warrantless arrestswhich is “when the person arrested, or to be arrested, has voluntarily waived h
Questions raised on warrantless arrests
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
which is “when the person arrested, or to be arrested, has voluntarily waived his right against warrantless arrest.” Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, a lawyer, said Malacañang should clarify this provision and that he had reservations about... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bill on SSS pension hike hurdles committee levelWednesday, one step closer to approval after its ill-fated veto during the prev
Bill on SSS pension hike hurdles committee level
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
Wednesday, one step closer to approval after its ill-fated veto during the previous Aquino administration. In a statement, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, one of the authors of the bill, said he hoped the proposed measure to increase the pension of... Read more
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Minda News
From “lockdown” to “state of lawlessness” to “state of national emergency”Sayyaf, it just formalizes he existing situation which is the armed forces alre
From “lockdown” to “state of lawlessness” to “state of national emergency”
Minda News / Posted 19 days ago
Sayyaf, it just formalizes he existing situation which is the armed forces already are deployed Against the Abu Sayyaf.” Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said “essentially, same description of a particular state of the nation in a particular... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte-Obama talks resetEugene De Vera (ABS Partylist); Arlene Arcillas (NP, Laguna); Sherwin Tugna (CI
Duterte-Obama talks reset
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
Eugene De Vera (ABS Partylist); Arlene Arcillas (NP, Laguna); Sherwin Tugna (CIBAC Partylist) and Carlos Isagani Zarate (Bayan Muna) said Duterte was correct in warning Obama that US must keep off the internal affairs of the Philippines which it... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solon on cancelled meet: ‘US can’t handle the truth’and this is the reason why President Barack Obama called off his meeting with P
Solon on cancelled meet: ‘US can’t handle the truth’
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
and this is the reason why President Barack Obama called off his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte, a lawmaker said. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said that the nationalist position of Mr. Duterte does not appeal to the interests of the US... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lagman airs fears over state of lawlessnessrebellion.” When Arroyo declared a state of national emergency in 2006, police
Lagman airs fears over state of lawlessness
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
rebellion.” When Arroyo declared a state of national emergency in 2006, police arrested Anakpawis Rep. Crispin Beltran and Bayan Muna Representative Josel Virador. Newspaper columnist and UP Professor Randy David and then Akbayan president Ronald... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
The drug menace as a health problemas humans who have turned to substance abuse, like alcohol or illegal drugs, as
The drug menace as a health problem
Bulatlat.com / Posted 20 days ago
as humans who have turned to substance abuse, like alcohol or illegal drugs, as a way of coping with problems. Former Bayan Muna chairperson and practicing psychiatrist for 40 years, Dr. Reynaldo Lesaca Jr. said people become desperate in a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lagman says state of lawlessness may lead to martial lawassassinate her. Following Arroyo’s declaration of national emergency, police
Lagman says state of lawlessness may lead to martial law
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
assassinate her. Following Arroyo’s declaration of national emergency, police arrested Anakpawis Rep. Crispin Beltran and Bayan Muna Representative Josel Virador. Newspaper columnist and UP Professor Randy David and then Akbayan president Ronald... Read more
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Sun Star
Sympathies, condemnation continue to pour in for Davao blast victimsthe GRP and the National Democratic Front, and as demonstrated by Duterte's pea
Sympathies, condemnation continue to pour in for Davao blast victims
Sun Star / Posted 22 days ago
the GRP and the National Democratic Front, and as demonstrated by Duterte's peace overtures with the MNLF and MILF." Bayan Muna Representative Karlos Isagani Zarate called on the government to use the full force of the law to bring to the bar... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lawmakers want clarification of Duterte declarationof lawless violence. “We should always back the President in his fight against
Lawmakers want clarification of Duterte declaration
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
of lawless violence. “We should always back the President in his fight against lawlessness and terrorism,” said Fariñas. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, a member of the House majority, condemned the bomb blast and similarly expressed full... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Davao residents attend memorial Mass for victims of bombingthose who died in the attack. Messages of sympathy, condemnation and support c
Davao residents attend memorial Mass for victims of bombing
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
those who died in the attack. Messages of sympathy, condemnation and support continued to pour in the wake of the blast. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, who hails from the city, said “I stand with my fellow Davaoeños in calling for justice... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Taguiwalo lauded for directing DSWD funds to the poor, not porklong list of interpellators, estimated to be over 50, greeted the DSWD secretar
Taguiwalo lauded for directing DSWD funds to the poor, not pork
Bulatlat.com / Posted 23 days ago
long list of interpellators, estimated to be over 50, greeted the DSWD secretary at the Sept 1 budget hearing, according to Bayan Muna Rep. Karlo Zarate. Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas at one point warned the welfare secretary about her securing... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SC justices raise a question of heroesDanny Pata The President won with 16 million votes, six million more than his
SC justices raise a question of heroes
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
Danny Pata The President won with 16 million votes, six million more than his closest rival, Manuel Roxas II. Former Bayan Muna lawmaker Neri Colmenares, arguing for the petitioners, said that even if the Marcos burial was part of Duterte’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marcos lost entitlement to Libingan burial – Carpiohe was removed as a president and was also removed as commander-in-chief,” Carp
Marcos lost entitlement to Libingan burial – Carpio
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
he was removed as a president and was also removed as commander-in-chief,” Carpio stressed during interpellation of former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, one of the petitioners. Citing AFP regulations covering the interment, Carpio said Marcos... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cemetery for heroes or soldiers’ memorial?the “hero’s burial” for Marcos, saying the cemetery is reserved for heroes wort
Cemetery for heroes or soldiers’ memorial?
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
the “hero’s burial” for Marcos, saying the cemetery is reserved for heroes worthy of “inspiration and emulation.” Former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said the heroes’ cemetery was not meant to just be a war memorial. He argued that the... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Martial law victims speak: ‘Do not forget our suffering’for the petitioners maintained that a hero’s burial for Marcos violates several
Martial law victims speak: ‘Do not forget our suffering’
Bulatlat.com / Posted 25 days ago
for the petitioners maintained that a hero’s burial for Marcos violates several laws, including RA 10368. Former Bayan Muna Neri Javier Colmenares said the symbolism of a hero’s burial for Marcos is the message in itself. “The victims... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SC holds oral arguments on Marcos’ burialEdcel Lagman representing the so-called ‘desaparecidos,’ Attorney Barry Gutierr
SC holds oral arguments on Marcos’ burial
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
Edcel Lagman representing the so-called ‘desaparecidos,’ Attorney Barry Gutierrez who spoke on behalf of Former Human Rights Commission Chairperson Etta Rosales, lawyer Ephraim Cortez and Former Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Neri Colme... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Judiciary has conflicting views over Marcos burialHuman Rights in the Autonomous Regions for Muslim Mindanao, the LNMB must be pr
Judiciary has conflicting views over Marcos burial
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
Human Rights in the Autonomous Regions for Muslim Mindanao, the LNMB must be preserved as a “sacred burial ground.” Former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said that President Duterte’s directive to bury Marcos at the LNMB is against the objective... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Solo parents, stakeholders see hope on the way for expansion of benefits with filing of HB No. 3398bill was led by its proponents –- Gabriela Women’s Party-list Reps. Arlene D. B
Solo parents, stakeholders see hope on the way for expansion of benefits with filing of HB No. 3398
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
bill was led by its proponents –- Gabriela Women’s Party-list Reps. Arlene D. Brosas and Emmie A. De Jesus, together with Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, Anak Pawis Rep. Ariel Casilao, Alliance of Concerned Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marcos dishonorably discharged as commander-in-chief, argues Justice CarpioRA 289 has a standard, the president's directive cannot amend RA 289 and must a
Marcos dishonorably discharged as commander-in-chief, argues Justice Carpio
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
RA 289 has a standard, the president's directive cannot amend RA 289 and must also be struck down, your honor," the former Bayan Muna party-list representative said. RA 289 states that a national cemetery is to "perpetuate the memory" of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Public may have allowed Marcos hero burial by voting for Duterte’going to say what the electorate voted in favor of, we will now nullify,” Perez
‘Public may have allowed Marcos hero burial by voting for Duterte’
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
going to say what the electorate voted in favor of, we will now nullify,” Perez asked. But one of the petitioners, former Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares argued that even if the Marcos burial was part of Duterte’s campaign promise, there... Read more
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Rappler
Carpio: Can public funds be used for Marcos burial?discharged as commander-in-chief, public funds cannot be used for his burial.
Carpio: Can public funds be used for Marcos burial?
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
discharged as commander-in-chief, public funds cannot be used for his burial. During his interpellation of former Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares, also a petitioner, Carpio pointed out that as president, Marcos also served as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Honor Bonifacio as hero, not Marcos—solonwho claim they are heroes like Emilio Aquinaldo and Ferdinand Marcos who were o
Honor Bonifacio as hero, not Marcos—solon
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
who claim they are heroes like Emilio Aquinaldo and Ferdinand Marcos who were only looking out for their vested interests,” Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said in a statement on Monday to commemorate National Heroes Day. Aguinaldo was elected in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
FOI bill won’t pass this year – Alvarezor promote or commit crime or wrongdoing or to engage in sheer and idle curiosi
FOI bill won’t pass this year – Alvarez
The Manila Times / Posted 28 days ago
or promote or commit crime or wrongdoing or to engage in sheer and idle curiosity.” The Makabayan bloc, which includes the Bayan Muna, Gabriela, Alliance of Concerned Teachers, Kabataan and Anakpawis party-list groups, are allies of President... Read more
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The Manila Times
Militants want Bonifacio declared first presidentordered executed by the revolutionary government of Emilio Aguinaldo in 1897. P
Militants want Bonifacio declared first president
The Manila Times / Posted 28 days ago
ordered executed by the revolutionary government of Emilio Aguinaldo in 1897. PHOTO BY RUSSELL PALMA THE MILITANT Bayan Muna party-list group will again seek the recognition of Andres Bonifacio as the first president of the Philippines, as... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ceasefire: NPA keeps territory?Tiamzon, CPP chair Tirzo Alcantara, and CPP secretary-general Alan Jazmines. Al
Ceasefire: NPA keeps territory?
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
Tiamzon, CPP chair Tirzo Alcantara, and CPP secretary-general Alan Jazmines. Also present were NDF co-founder and former Bayan Muna Party-List Rep. Satur Ocampo, Vicente Ladlad, Rafael Baylosis and Randall Echanis. We said in our Postscript last... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bello thanks NDF for reciprocating Duterte govt’s bid to achieve peace pact within a year(CPP), Tirzo Alcantara and Alan Jazmines. Other NDF consultants who were prese
Bello thanks NDF for reciprocating Duterte govt’s bid to achieve peace pact within a year
Manila Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
(CPP), Tirzo Alcantara and Alan Jazmines. Other NDF consultants who were present were NDF co-founder and former Bayan Muna Party-List Representative Satur Ocampo, Vicente Ladlad, Rafael Baylosis and Randall Echanis. Both panels agreed... Read more
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