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Bulatlat.com
Groups frame 15-point agenda for Duterte administration – Bulatlatdeem as feasible in the first 100 days of the incoming administration of Presid
Groups frame 15-point agenda for Duterte administration – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 28 minutes ago
deem as feasible in the first 100 days of the incoming administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. In his opening speech, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said Duterte won the elections because the Filipino people “are fed up with the rotten... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Militants present 15-point program for Duterte’s first 100 dayspolicy and the rejection of the Visiting Forces Agreement and the Enhanced Defe
Militants present 15-point program for Duterte’s first 100 days
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
policy and the rejection of the Visiting Forces Agreement and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. In his speech, Bayan Muna party-list Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate said that the People’s Agenda is a result of the clamor of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bello outlines main issues for peace talkscity. Representatives of different progressive groups holding national posts a
Bello outlines main issues for peace talks
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
city. Representatives of different progressive groups holding national posts also graced the event. It included Makabayan legislators: Sarah Elago of Kabataan Partylist, Ariel Casilao of Anakpawis Partylist, and Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna Partyli... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Tiamzons among 21 Reds eyed for releasethat bills. How long will that take in Congress? Let’s see,” he said. Leftist
Tiamzons among 21 Reds eyed for release
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
that bills. How long will that take in Congress? Let’s see,” he said. Leftist groups that won in the last election inlcude Bayan Muna, ACT Teachers, Anakpawis, Kabataan, and Gabriela, who altogether have eight seats in the House. It is unclear if... Read more
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Rappler
In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officials2013, Dinagat Islands Representative Kaka Bag-ao took her oath before Annie Mor
In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officials
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
2013, Dinagat Islands Representative Kaka Bag-ao took her oath before Annie Morales of Barangay Santa Cruz of Loreto town. Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Neri Colmenares in 2013 was sworn in by Apolonio Trinidad of Barangay Bagong Silang,... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Dev’t workers vow to continue serving communities under new gov’t – Bulatlatinvolvement has led to the public vilification of their staff. Soldiers even du
Dev’t workers vow to continue serving communities under new gov’t – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 4 days ago
involvement has led to the public vilification of their staff. Soldiers even dubbed their organization as “Alay Bayan Muna,” tagging them with a progressive partylist group that is also being vilified by state security forces. But the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte: DENR goes to Lopezesafter the elections that he would name a nominee of the communist National Demo
Duterte: DENR goes to Lopezes
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
after the elections that he would name a nominee of the communist National Democratic Front to the post. The NDF nominated Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate to the DENR portfolio, but he supposedly begged off claiming that he preferred to continue his... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace defends veto on nurses’ minimum paysaid Aquino’s action to junk the bill would only force local nurses to work abr
Palace defends veto on nurses’ minimum pay
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
said Aquino’s action to junk the bill would only force local nurses to work abroad. For its part, the party-list group Bayan Muna said it will re-file the bill in the incoming 17th Congress. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said Aquino has shown... Read more
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The Manila Times
Party-list to refile bill for nurses’ pay hikea Comprehensive Nursing Law Towards Quality Healthcare System, and Appropriatin
Party-list to refile bill for nurses’ pay hike
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
a Comprehensive Nursing Law Towards Quality Healthcare System, and Appropriating Funds Thereof.” In response to the veto, Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate said that Bayan Muna will refile its House Bill 5540 or the proposed Comprehensive... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rody’s son rushing home at 57 kph fined for speedingof P1,777.63 in fines and was required to attend a driver’s seminar before his
Rody’s son rushing home at 57 kph fined for speeding
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
of P1,777.63 in fines and was required to attend a driver’s seminar before his license was released. In December 2015, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate was driving along MacArthur Highway on his way home from a drugstore downtown when a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PNoy vetoes pay hike for nursesThe bill also prohibits contractual, job order, on-job-training, and volunteer
PNoy vetoes pay hike for nurses
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
The bill also prohibits contractual, job order, on-job-training, and volunteer nurses. Outgoing House Minority Leader and Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares hit Aquino for vetoing the bill. “It is a trademark move of President Aquino to veto laws... Read more
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Sun Star
Enrile sides with PAO retirees, to testify vs DBMCourt on Friday, June 17, against the DBM. Aside from Enrile, the PAO chief al
Enrile sides with PAO retirees, to testify vs DBM
Sun Star / Posted 13 days ago
Court on Friday, June 17, against the DBM. Aside from Enrile, the PAO chief also said that author of the PAO law, former Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño will also testify for the retirees before Quezon City RTC. On June 6, PAO retirees... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Enrile will testify to back PAO retirees on benefit claimsbeen withholding since 2010. Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Persida Rued
Enrile will testify to back PAO retirees on benefit claims
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
been withholding since 2010. Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Persida Rueda-Acosta said Enrile, together with former Bayan Muna Representative Teddy Casiño, will testify before the Quezon City Court to back the petition of PAO... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino's firsts(SSS). Aquino justified his veto by saying that the increase will lead to large
Aquino's firsts
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
(SSS). Aquino justified his veto by saying that the increase will lead to large annual deficits for SSS, which proponent Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares disputed. Other vetoed bills aimed to convert local roads to national roads, which... Read more
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Minda News
Makabayan bloc still undecided on joining House ‘super coalition’Rodrigo R. Duterte’s choice for House Speaker. Speaking to reporters during th
Makabayan bloc still undecided on joining House ‘super coalition’
Minda News / Posted 14 days ago
Rodrigo R. Duterte’s choice for House Speaker. Speaking to reporters during the Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City Monday, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said that they are in talks with Alvarez over the possibility of joining the emerging... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘SC ruling vs K-12 unlikely’teachers and staff called “Suspend K-12 Coalition.” Two more petitions were th
‘SC ruling vs K-12 unlikely’
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
teachers and staff called “Suspend K-12 Coalition.” Two more petitions were then filed by the Suspend K-12 Alliance led by Bayan Muna party-list Representatives Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate and a group of parents and teachers from Manila... Read more
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Minda News
Lawmaker to re-file bill giving Ombudsman wider powers(MindaNews/13 June) – The Ombudsman should be given wider powers in running aga
Lawmaker to re-file bill giving Ombudsman wider powers
Minda News / Posted 15 days ago
(MindaNews/13 June) – The Ombudsman should be given wider powers in running against corrupt government officials, reelected Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said. Zarate told reporters during Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City Monday he will re-file... Read more
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The Manila Times
Robredo posts net worth at P8MKalinga party-list Rep. Abigail Ferriol whose net worth is at P715,150 — all pe
Robredo posts net worth at P8M
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
Kalinga party-list Rep. Abigail Ferriol whose net worth is at P715,150 — all personal properties. Ranking third poorest is Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate whose net worth is at P1,124,626.00. Of this amount, P1,424,626 were real properties while he... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Peasants, workers, sectoral groups join Fabella protest on eviction day – BulatlatK.A.Macalalad/Bulatlat) Progressive groups including Migrante, Kilusang Mayo U
Peasants, workers, sectoral groups join Fabella protest on eviction day – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 19 days ago
K.A.Macalalad/Bulatlat) Progressive groups including Migrante, Kilusang Mayo Uno, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), Bayan Muna and Alliance of Concerned Teachers Partylists formed a symbolic barikadang bayan (people’s barricade), to signify... Read more
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Sun Star
Lawmaker urges Duterte to stop privatization of Fabella Hospitalurged Thursday President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to cancel the transfer of Fabell
Lawmaker urges Duterte to stop privatization of Fabella Hospital
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
urged Thursday President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to cancel the transfer of Fabella Maternity Hospital in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate said Duterte should stop the closure and cancel the eventual... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House’s richest: Pacman, JulesP43,239.14. Other poorest lawmakers are Kalinga party-list Rep. Abigail Ferrio
House’s richest: Pacman, Jules
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
P43,239.14. Other poorest lawmakers are Kalinga party-list Rep. Abigail Ferriols, who declared a net worth of P715,150; Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, P1,124,626; Gabriela party-list Rep. Emmerenciana de Jesus, P1,395,000; Sulu Rep. Maryam... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Most powerful PH leader since Marcos’of a virtual dictatorship as baseless because lawmakers would not agree to be a
‘Most powerful PH leader since Marcos’
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
of a virtual dictatorship as baseless because lawmakers would not agree to be a mere rubber stamp of the Chief Executive. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, who declined Duterte’s offer to be his environment secretary, said the drive toward getting a... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
15 years of EPIRA’s ‘electrocuting failure’ – Bulatlatto improve and resolve the chronic problems of the country’s power industry. (S
15 years of EPIRA’s ‘electrocuting failure’ – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 20 days ago
to improve and resolve the chronic problems of the country’s power industry. (See Chart: Peoples’ 10-point Power Agenda) Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate who attended the Power Alliance’s press conference Wednesday (June 8) said they would... Read more
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Rappler
Federalism can't cut short VP Robredo term – expertsthat will be drafted by members of the constitutional convention or the constit
Federalism can't cut short VP Robredo term – experts
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
that will be drafted by members of the constitutional convention or the constituent assembly. Only in PH-style federalism Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate supported Alvarez’s statement that having a vice president in a federal... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NDFP agrees: DENR secretary should be chosen by Duterte, not Leftleader said they were also confident that Duterte’s position on the environment
NDFP agrees: DENR secretary should be chosen by Duterte, not Left
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
leader said they were also confident that Duterte’s position on the environment would be beneficial to the people. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate’s name was earlier floated as an appointee for the position. Sources said Duterte might hold... Read more
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Rappler
Gov't shift: Robredo won't be denied term as VP – expertsthat will be drafted by members of the constitutional convention or the constit
Gov't shift: Robredo won't be denied term as VP – experts
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
that will be drafted by members of the constitutional convention or the constituent assembly. Only in PH-style federalism Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate supported Alvarez’s statement that having a vice president in a federal... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Billionaires Pacquiao, Ledesma lead richest House memberswith P1,450,000, Sulu Rep. Maryam Abison with P1,400,000, Gabriela party-list R
Billionaires Pacquiao, Ledesma lead richest House members
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
with P1,450,000, Sulu Rep. Maryam Abison with P1,400,000, Gabriela party-list Rep. Emmerenciana De Jesus with P1,395,000, Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate with P1,124,626 and Kalinga Rep. Abigail Ferriol with P715,150.... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘House leadership castrates congressional power for Aquino’s veto on SSS pension hike’ – BulatlatBayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares (in red) flanked by SSS pensioners (June 6, 201
‘House leadership castrates congressional power for Aquino’s veto on SSS pension hike’ – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 21 days ago
Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares (in red) flanked by SSS pensioners (June 6, 2016)“Their rejection of the override, while predictable, is still revolting for SSS pensioners, workers, and all Filipinos.” MANILA – More than 120 and counting. That is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Fight for the SSS pension hike to continue in 17th Congressmillion Social Security System (SSS) members continues in the 17th Congress. O
Fight for the SSS pension hike to continue in 17th Congress
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
million Social Security System (SSS) members continues in the 17th Congress. Outgoing Senior Deputy Minority Leader and Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said their group will refile the measure in the next Congress, with hopes that incoming... Read more
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Inquirier.net
On last day, Senate recalls pork scam, House lets SSS veto stayalso a new leader with incoming Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez expected
On last day, Senate recalls pork scam, House lets SSS veto stay
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
also a new leader with incoming Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez expected to take over as Speaker. On Monday night, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares and a number of supportive lawmakers lost a motion to put the SSS veto to a vote after they... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bid to override Aquino veto on pension hike failsthe session, Deputy Speaker Giorgidi Aggabao said the House could not tackle th
Bid to override Aquino veto on pension hike fails
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
the session, Deputy Speaker Giorgidi Aggabao said the House could not tackle the override because by the time the proponent Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares moved for a vote on the override, the Senate had adjourned sine to end the third regular... Read more
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Rappler
Last try: Lawmakers push, reject SSS pension hikeONE LAST TIME. Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares urged his fellow lawma
Last try: Lawmakers push, reject SSS pension hike
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
ONE LAST TIME. Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares urged his fellow lawmakers to override Presdient Benigno Aquino III's veto of the proposed pension hike bill on the last day of Congress on Monday, June 6. MANILA, Philippines – Until the last... Read more
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CTV News
Ali's death rekindles fond memories of 'Thrilla in Manila'not just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defence of his princi
Ali's death rekindles fond memories of 'Thrilla in Manila'
CTV News / Posted 24 days ago
not just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defence of his principles," said Renato Reyes, of the left-wing Bayan Muna group. "He refused to fight other oppressed people and called to task the U.S. government for failing to stop... Read more
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Island Packet
Ali's death rekindles memories of epic 'Thrilla in Manila'not just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defense of his princi
Ali's death rekindles memories of epic 'Thrilla in Manila'
Island Packet / Posted 24 days ago
not just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defense of his principles," said Renato Reyes, of the left-wing Bayan Muna group. "He refused to fight other oppressed people and called to task the U.S. government for failing to stop... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ali’s death rekindles memories of epic ‘Thrilla in Manila’not just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defense of his princi
Ali’s death rekindles memories of epic ‘Thrilla in Manila’
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
not just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defense of his principles,’’ said Renato Reyes, of the left-wing Bayan Muna group. ‘‘He refused to fight other oppressed people and called to task the U.S. government for failing to stop... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ali's death rekindles memories of 'Thrilla in Manila' fightnot just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defense of his princi
Ali's death rekindles memories of 'Thrilla in Manila' fight
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
not just his achievements in sports, but also his staunch defense of his principles," said Renato Reyes, of the left-wing Bayan Muna group. "He refused to fight other oppressed people and called to task the U.S. government for failing to stop... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Last push to override Aquino’s veto of pension hike set next week – Bulatlatpension hike approved by Congress while the SSS top executives are enjoying mil
Last push to override Aquino’s veto of pension hike set next week – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 26 days ago
pension hike approved by Congress while the SSS top executives are enjoying millions in salaries, perks, and bonuses.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate MANILA – As the Makabayan bloc of legislators in Congress rallies support to overturn Aquino’s... Read more
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The Manila Times
CHR report on Kidapawan massacreAquino’s DILG and PNP blame farmer victims”—in which we quoted Kabataan Partyli
CHR report on Kidapawan massacre
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
Aquino’s DILG and PNP blame farmer victims”—in which we quoted Kabataan Partylist Rep. Terry Ridon and former Bayan Muna representative Neri Colmenares blaming the PNP, the DILG and local Kidapawan City officials for the massacre of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A big no-noin claims to the two concessionaires – P79 billion to MWC and P3.44 billion to
A big no-no
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
in claims to the two concessionaires – P79 billion to MWC and P3.44 billion to MWSI – because of the pending petition that Bayan Muna Reps. Neri Colmenares and Isagani Zarate filed last year asking the Supreme Court to stop payment of such claims... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Child, three others killed in run-up to elections – Bulatlatin the brutalities against the people and progressive members of our society,”
Child, three others killed in run-up to elections – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 28 days ago
in the brutalities against the people and progressive members of our society,” said Makabayan senatorial candidate and Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares. Two of those killed – Casiano and Go – were active Makabayan supporters and... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Solon wants probe on Fabella Hospital transfer – Bulatlatclosure of the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital, the famed maternity hospital
Solon wants probe on Fabella Hospital transfer – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 28 days ago
closure of the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital, the famed maternity hospital for the poor in the Philippines. On May 5, Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate filed House Bill 2699 for the House Committee on Health to conduct an inquiry... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte wants to be environment secretaryEnvironment and Natural Resources “for at least a year with the help of a forme
Duterte wants to be environment secretary
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
Environment and Natural Resources “for at least a year with the help of a former military officer.” Earlier reports said Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate was nominated by the National Democratic Front to be DENR secretary, but he begged off claiming... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NDFP nominees attend meeting with Duterte, initial Cabinet rosterthe Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Department of Agrarian
NDFP nominees attend meeting with Duterte, initial Cabinet roster
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Department of Agrarian Reform, respectively. Earlier reports said Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate was nominated as secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, but he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOF told to hold off P82B payments to water firmsfrom 2013 to 2015 by the Water Watch Coalition, Water for All Refund Movement,
DOF told to hold off P82B payments to water firms
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
from 2013 to 2015 by the Water Watch Coalition, Water for All Refund Movement, Virginia Javier, Abakada Guro Partylist and Bayan Muna Representatives Neri Javier Colmenares and Isagani Zarate. The payment of the claims and validity of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rody's peace overtures hailedsaid he was impressed and was inclined to accept the nominations. Among the na
Rody's peace overtures hailed
Manila Standard Today / Posted a month ago
said he was impressed and was inclined to accept the nominations. Among the names submitted by the NDF were former Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño for Department of Environment and Natural Resources, former University of the Philippines... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LGBT group welcomes ‘formidable voices for women’ in Duterte Cabineton Saturday said University of the Philippines professor and development worker
LGBT group welcomes ‘formidable voices for women’ in Duterte Cabinet
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
on Saturday said University of the Philippines professor and development worker Judy Taguiwalo and former Gabriela and Bayan Muna representative Liza Maza would be good choices to head the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) and Department of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte can do more for peace process than Aquino—Bayanonce the peace talks with the rebels begin. The NDF recently submitted its nom
Duterte can do more for peace process than Aquino—Bayan
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
once the peace talks with the rebels begin. The NDF recently submitted its nominees to the Duterte Cabinet, namely Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate as environment secretary; former Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano to the agrarian reform... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Red nominees not cadres—NDFviewpoint, experts in the field where they were nominated in, and of proven int
Red nominees not cadres—NDF
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
viewpoint, experts in the field where they were nominated in, and of proven integrity,” Fidel Agcaoili told the Inquirer. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate was reportedly nominated as environment secretary; former Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano to the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Left nominates Casiño, MarianoDAVAO CITY—Former University of the Philippines professor Judy Taguiwalo and fo
Left nominates Casiño, Mariano
Manila Standard Today / Posted 1 months ago
DAVAO CITY—Former University of the Philippines professor Judy Taguiwalo and former Bayan Muna congressman Teddy Casiño confirmed Friday that they were among the candidates nominated by the National Democratic Front to join the incoming... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tripartite Council tells SSS to increase pensionthe proposal to increase the SSS monthly pension by P2,000 as stipulated in a p
Tripartite Council tells SSS to increase pension
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
the proposal to increase the SSS monthly pension by P2,000 as stipulated in a proposed law principally authored by outgoing Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Neri Colmenares was turned down by Pres. Benigno Aquino 3rd last January. Aquino said he was... Read more
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