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Manila Standard Today
Solons seek refund for telco usersrefund their subscribers for overpriced text message rates amounting to more th
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 hours ago
refund their subscribers for overpriced text message rates amounting to more than P17.7 billion.\ In a 44-page petition, Bayan Muna Representatives Neri Colmenares and Carlos Isagani Zarate asked the SC to reverse the decision of the Court of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Govt cancels quake drill on ‘Day of Protest,’ militant groups set massive rallieslaw nationwide if the rally turned violent,” the Movement Against Tyranny led b
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 hours ago
law nationwide if the rally turned violent,” the Movement Against Tyranny led by former senator Rene Saguisag, former Bayan Muna Party-List lawmaker Neri Colmenares, former Quezon congressman Erin Tañada, Free Legal Assistance Group chairman... Read more
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Sun Star
SC urged to affirm NTC order to refund P7-B text overchargethe return of billions of pesos in excess text messages fees being charged by t
Sun Star / Posted 12 hours ago
the return of billions of pesos in excess text messages fees being charged by telecommunication providers since 2012. Bayan Muna party-list representatives Carlos Zarate and his predecessor Neri Colmenares in their petition asked the SC to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Special treatment for congressmen? Live modestly, Palace saysthat congressmen are not above traffic rules. "Law is law... and it should be
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
that congressmen are not above traffic rules. "Law is law... and it should be blind to all," Abella said. Meanwhile, Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate said that lawmakers should be examples of following the law. Zarate noted that... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Opposition lawmakers reject Fariñas call to exempt them from traffic ruleslawmakers enjoy “does not extend to their drivers or to the security back-up of
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
lawmakers enjoy “does not extend to their drivers or to the security back-up of some of them.” In a separate statement, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said giving immunity to lawmakers would only create “double standard” in the implementation of... Read more
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Sun Star
3rd quarter nationwide earthquake drill postponedwith the commemoration of the declaration of the martial law 45 years ago where
Sun Star / Posted 16 hours ago
with the commemoration of the declaration of the martial law 45 years ago where rally protests will be conducted. Former Bayan Muna partylist representative Teddy Casino said the conduct of the picket is to denounce the killings in the Duterte... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC asked: Order telcos to refund P7-B text overchargea P7-billion refund and reduced text messaging fees. In a 45-page petition for
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
a P7-billion refund and reduced text messaging fees. In a 45-page petition for review on certioari, partylist group Bayan Muna through Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate and its former Representative Neri Colmenares urged the high court to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Other people get stuck in traffic too, Fariñas toldMANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers should be examples of following the law, Bayan
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers should be examples of following the law, Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate said Tuesday in response to a House leader arguing members of Congress have immunity from apprehension for traffic violations. "Dapat... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bayan Muna to House: Fund hospitals and rehab, not drug warIn this photo, taken Sept. 12, 2017, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate delivers a p
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo, taken Sept. 12, 2017, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate delivers a privilege speech at the House of Representatives. (Photo from the Facebook account of Bayan Muna) Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate has asked the House of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte warned on martial law talk as protests setimposing martial law nationwide is just a “scare tactic” to stifle political di
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
imposing martial law nationwide is just a “scare tactic” to stifle political dissent, leftist congressmen said yesterday. Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate said if any saboteurs would join the massive protest rally on Sept. 21, they would... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NCIP budget slash to hurt ‘lumad,’ says Bukidnon govthe P1.18-billion budget proposed by the NCIP for 2018 and instead approved a P
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
the P1.18-billion budget proposed by the NCIP for 2018 and instead approved a P1,000 allocation. Explaining the huge cut, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said the NCIP failed to act on the killings of lumad leaders and on the incidents of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sereno vows to disprove allegations in impeachment caseopposition members of Congress tried to have the complaint junked. The four wh
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
opposition members of Congress tried to have the complaint junked. The four who tried to block the impeachment against Serene were Reps. Tom Villarin of Akbayan, Kaka Bag-ao of Dinagat Islands, Edcel Lagman of Albay and Carlos Zarate of Bayan... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senate panel restores P1.1-B budget for commission on indigenous peopleEnergy Regulatory Board were the three government agencies the House of Represe
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
Energy Regulatory Board were the three government agencies the House of Representatives gave a P1,000 budget to for 2018. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate pushed for the budget cut, claiming that the agency failed to fulfill its mandates. Sen.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Finally, Makabayan bolts House majorityin a statement. ADVERTISEMENT The bloc is composed of Antonio Tinio and Franc
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
in a statement. ADVERTISEMENT The bloc is composed of Antonio Tinio and France Castro of ACT Teachers, Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna, Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas of Gabriela, Ariel Casilao of Anakpawis, and Sarah Elago of Kabataan. The group... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao civic groups welcome P1,000 budget for CHR, NCIPwhich was cut to P1,000 amid its consistent criticism of President Rodrigo Dute
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
which was cut to P1,000 amid its consistent criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte administration's anti-drug campaign. Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate moved to reduce the budget of the NCIP to P1,000 from its original budget of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Leftist lawmakers bolt House majorityas the scuttling of peace talks with communist rebels. The bloc is composed of
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
as the scuttling of peace talks with communist rebels. The bloc is composed of party-list representatives Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna, Arlene Brosas and Emmi de Jesus of Gabriela, France Castro and Antonio Tinio of ACT Teachers, Sarah Elago of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sereno denies hidden wealth, open to lifestyle checkmostly newspaper accounts which are considered hearsay.” Lagman voted for dism
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
mostly newspaper accounts which are considered hearsay.” Lagman voted for dismissing the two complaints against Sereno. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, who also voted for dismissal, said both petitions “lack sufficiency in form and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Makabayan bolts House ruling blocand France Castro of the ACT Teachers Party-List, Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Bros
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
and France Castro of the ACT Teachers Party-List, Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas of ACT Teachers, Carlos Isagani Zarate of Bayan Muna, Ariel Casilao of Anakpawis and Sarah Elago of Kabataan. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella They said their... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘Irmaring’vote was 30-4, with opposition predictably coming from 3 LPs—all with leftist b
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
vote was 30-4, with opposition predictably coming from 3 LPs—all with leftist backgrounds—and one certifiable leftist from Bayan Muna. If they wanted to, the administration allies in the House had enough votes to send the complaint immediately to... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Makabayan lawmakers leave majority bloc, vow to fight 'emergence of new dictatorship'Partylist Rep. Ariel Casilao, Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Emmi de Jesus, ACT Te
Bulatlat.com / Posted 5 days ago
Partylist Rep. Ariel Casilao, Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Emmi de Jesus, ACT Teachers Partylist Rep.Antonio Tinio, Bayan Muna Partylist Rep.Carlos Zarate, ACT Teachers Rep. France Castro, and GWP Rep. Arlene Brosas (Contributed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pangilinan sees safeguard of ‘checks and balances’ at lower Houseemergence of a new dictatorship,” the Makabayan bloc said. The seven-member co
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
emergence of a new dictatorship,” the Makabayan bloc said. The seven-member coalition includes progressive party-list lawmakers from Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Kabataan, Gabriela and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT-Teachers). /kga ADVERTISE... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CHR, ERC, NCIP budgets to go to free higher education5, and the NCIP and the CHR on Sept. 12. The said motions were raised by Zambo
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
5, and the NCIP and the CHR on Sept. 12. The said motions were raised by Zamboanga City 1st Dist. Rep. Celso Lobregat, Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, and 1-SAGIP Party-list Rep. Rodante Marcoleta,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Makabayan bloc leaves House supermajority, ends Duterte alliancebloc is composed of ACT Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro, Gabriel
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
bloc is composed of ACT Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro, Gabriela Reps. Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao and Kabataan Rep. Sarah Elago. The seven lawmakers noted that... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace respects Makabayan bloc's defection from House majorityAntonio Tinio and France Castro of ACT Teachers; Emmie de Jesus and Arlene Bros
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
Antonio Tinio and France Castro of ACT Teachers; Emmie de Jesus and Arlene Brosas of Gabriela Women's; Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna; Ariel Casilao of Anakpawis; and Sarah Elago of Kabataan. Following its decision to cut ties with the Duterte... Read more
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Minda News
Makabayan bloc leaves House majorityBloc includes Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro (Act Teachers), E
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
Bloc includes Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro (Act Teachers), Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas (Gabriela Women’s Party), Carlos Isagani Zarate (Bayan Muna), Ariel Casilao (Anakpawis), Sarah Elago (Kabataan). (MindaNews)... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalopposition group, said in response to Tuesday's vote. Teodoro Casino, a former
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
opposition group, said in response to Tuesday's vote. Teodoro Casino, a former House member representing the left wing Bayan Muna party, expressed similar sentiments when commenting on the move against Sereno. �We see this as part of an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Makabayan bloc bolts out of House super majorityfrom the super majority in the House of Representatives. The seven-member bloc
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
from the super majority in the House of Representatives. The seven-member bloc composed of militant lawmakers from Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Kabataan, Gabriela and Act Teachers party-lists said it is breaking away from the majority to oppose... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The shameful 119City) Antonio Tinio (Act Teachers) Tom Villarin (Akbayan Party-list) Rosanna
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
City) Antonio Tinio (Act Teachers) Tom Villarin (Akbayan Party-list) Rosanna Vergara (Nueva Ecija) Carlos Zarate (Bayan Muna Party-list) Manuel Zubiri (Bukidnon) We hold in contempt all 119 lawmakers who approved the decision to cripple... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Proposed P1,000 budget for NCIP scored, hailedon national minorities, according to the Save our Schools (SOS) Network. The b
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
on national minorities, according to the Save our Schools (SOS) Network. The budget slash for the NCIP was proposed by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, who said the agency had failed to prevent the killing of lumad leaders. The NCIP enforces the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sereno impeachment hurdles first stagewould stick to a rigid policy in handling impeachment complaints, he said. Thr
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
would stick to a rigid policy in handling impeachment complaints, he said. Three Liberal Party members and one from Bayan Muna in the Umali committee tried vociferously yesterday to block the impeachment complaints against the chief... Read more
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Gulf News
Philippine lawmakers cut rights panel budgetmain opposition group, said in response to Tuesday’s vote.Teodoro Casino, a for
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
main opposition group, said in response to Tuesday’s vote.Teodoro Casino, a former House member representing the left wing Bayan Muna party, expressed similar sentiments when commenting on the move against Sereno.“We see this as part of an attempt... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
House okays impeach rap vs Serenofor P5 million and her first-class travel on airlines. Sereno has rejected all
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
for P5 million and her first-class travel on airlines. Sereno has rejected all the allegations leveled against her. Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate argued that Gadon’s complaint be dismissed since his allegations were not based on... Read more
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Sun Star
Gadon's impeach complaint vs Sereno 'sufficient in form, substance'who voted for the rejection of the complaint are Kaka Bag-ao (Dinagat Island),
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
who voted for the rejection of the complaint are Kaka Bag-ao (Dinagat Island), Kit Belmonte (Quezon City), Carlos Zarate (Bayan Muna party-list), and Rav Rocamora (Siquijor). Gadon’s complaint, verified and endorsed by 25 lawmakers last August... Read more
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Minda News
Nene Pimentel on 1,000 peso budget for CHR: Congress can’t abolish CHRSandra Sema (LP), 1st district Maguindanao and Deputy Speaker for Mindanao; Tom
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
Sandra Sema (LP), 1st district Maguindanao and Deputy Speaker for Mindanao; Tom Villarin (Akbayan), Carlos Isagani Zarate (Bayan Muna); and Manuel Zubiri (Bukidnon Paglaum Party), 3rd district, Bukidnon. Coming from a dark period in Philippine... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Two men who lived, fought for the ‘masa’-2he himself played with his students) for large gatherings and protest activitie
Bulatlat.com / Posted 6 days ago
he himself played with his students) for large gatherings and protest activities. In 2009, when I was still in Congress as Bayan Muna partylist representative, Among accompanied a large delegation of Mindoro people to the Batasang Pambansa. They... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
#MarcosNoHero | Groups lambast celebration of Marcos’ 100th birthday(Photo by A. Umil/Bulatlat) “He is a thief, a killer. He cannot be an example
Bulatlat.com / Posted 6 days ago
(Photo by A. Umil/Bulatlat) “He is a thief, a killer. He cannot be an example to our children and grandchildren,” former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said. He was arrested and detained twice during Martial Law: first was as a student activist... Read more
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Sun Star
Gadon's complaint vs Sereno sufficient in form, substancewho voted for the rejection of the complaint are Kaka Bag-ao (Dinagat Island),
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
who voted for the rejection of the complaint are Kaka Bag-ao (Dinagat Island), Kit Belmonte (Quezon City), Carlos Zarate (Bayan Muna party-list), and Rav Rocamora (Siquijor). Gadon’s complaint, verified and endorsed by 25 lawmakers last August... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Gadon's personal knowledge of SC, Sereno matters debatedand other high crimes. A total of 25 House members endorsed of Gadon’s complai
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
and other high crimes. A total of 25 House members endorsed of Gadon’s complaint. Zarate: Gadon lacks personal knowledge Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate said that upon reading the complaint, he found that Gadon lacks personal knowledge... Read more
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The Manila Times
House justice committee junks VACC impeachment complaint vs Serenono statement that this complaint is based on personal knowledge. Hindi lang bas
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
no statement that this complaint is based on personal knowledge. Hindi lang base sa personal knowledge, there was even no mention that the statements here are from authentic records,” Rep. Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna said. RALPH EDWIN U. VILL... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House panel approves first impeach complaint against Serenothe motion were Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, Dinagat Islands Rep. Arlene Bag-ao, An
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
the motion were Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, Dinagat Islands Rep. Arlene Bag-ao, Anakbayan Party-list Rep. Tom Villarin and Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate—all members of the minority. Villarin said the complaints against Sereno... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gadon impeach complaint vs Sereno sufficient in form—House bodyChief Magistrate must be heard by the institution that can hold the Chief Justi
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Chief Magistrate must be heard by the institution that can hold the Chief Justice accountable – the Congress,” Bravo said. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, Akbayan Rep Tom Villarin, and Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman opposed the motion, saying the complaint... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House gives CHR P1,000 budget, slashes drug rehab funds by 75%But he asked whether there were funds for the operation of those centers as wel
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
But he asked whether there were funds for the operation of those centers as well as for the training of staff there. Bayan Muna Rep. Isagani Zarate also questioned the reduced spending for rehabilitation centers. “Does this mean the number... Read more
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The Manila Times
CHR, NCIP GET P1,000 BUDGETand death under this administration.” Meanwhile, the NCIP was also given P1,00
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
and death under this administration.” Meanwhile, the NCIP was also given P1,000 budget for next year upon the motion of Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate. “[T]he NCIP, instead of protecting the ancestral lands of the national minorities,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NCIP gets P1,000 budget for 2018 for failing to protect ethnic leadersBayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate moved for a P1,000 budget for the NCIP, w
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate moved for a P1,000 budget for the NCIP, which he said failed to act on the killings of indigenous group leaders. (File photo from the Philippine Daily Inquirer) The House of Representatives on Tuesday gave a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Barangay, SK polls postponement won’t solve drug problem — militant solonsMakabayan bloc: ACT Teachers Party-list Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro,
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Makabayan bloc: ACT Teachers Party-list Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro, Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Arlene Brosas, Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate, Anakpawis Party-list Rep. Ariel Casilao and Kabataan Party-list Rep. Sarah... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Protesters demand return of Marcos ‘loot’of Marcos and attempts to revise Philippine history. “We ourselves will be jud
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
of Marcos and attempts to revise Philippine history. “We ourselves will be judged by history for what we have done,” Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate warned in a privilege speech. “I hope we don’t reach the point where the next... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House defers village polls to May 14, 2018Makabayan bloc: Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Arlene Brosas, Anakpawis Rep. Ariel
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Makabayan bloc: Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Arlene Brosas, Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao, Kabataan Rep. Sarah Jane Elago, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, and ACT Teachers Reps. France Castro and Antonio Tinio.Tampering with electoral... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez echoes ‘sabotage’ claim, wants probe of killingsDuterte’s antidrug campaign, however, stressed the need for an “objective, impa
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Duterte’s antidrug campaign, however, stressed the need for an “objective, impartial and thorough investigation.” Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate of the left-wing Makabayan bloc said the public must be wary of “some... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Don’t forget sins of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Zarate urges House colleaguesBayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate delivers a privilege speech at the House of Repre
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate delivers a privilege speech at the House of Representatives on Monday, Sept. 21, 2017. (Photo from the Facebook account of Bayan Muna) A militant lawmaker on Monday urged his colleagues to be afraid of history’s... Read more
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Sun Star
House approves bill postponing village, youth polls to 2018Castro 3. Gabriela Partylist Representative Arlene Brosas 4. ACT Teachers Par
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
Castro 3. Gabriela Partylist Representative Arlene Brosas 4. ACT Teachers Partylist Representative Antonio Tinio 5. Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate 6. Kabataan Partylist Representative Sarah Elago 7. Akbayan Partylist... Read more
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