Category Archives: Press Release

Pahayag ni Erin Tanada, VP for External Affairs ng Partido Liberal, sa Pagbiyahe ni Pangulong Duterte sa China

Ano’ng meron sa China? Kadalasan, kapag bumibiyahe ang Presidente, nakatala ang buong itinerary. May press release ng mga plano, may listahan ng kikitain at bibisitahin, hanggang sa mga kasunduang lalagdaan, pati na ang mga estimate ng bagong investment na pwede nating asahan. Ngayon, ni ha ni ho, wala. Bibiyahe siya habang hitik ang balita sa […]

LP execs invited to Germany for study visit

Vice President Leni Robredo and several lawmakers belonging to Partido Liberal are going to Germany for a series of discussions on poverty alleviation. At the invitation of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) Philippines, Liberal officials who will also go include party president Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, party secretary general Rep. Kit Belmonte, Rep. Kaka Bag-ao, […]

Partido Liberal stalwarts: Recount is desperate attempt to rewrite history for dictator Marcos

Partido Liberal officials are confident the manual recount of votes by the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) that started Monday will confirm Filipinos chose Vice President Leni Robredo. “Kolektibong hangarin namin na mananaig sa resulta ng recount ang tunay na saloobin ng mga Pilipino, at yan ay binoto nila si Leni Robredo para Bise Presidente,” said […]

Statement of Erin Tanada, Partido Liberal vice president on external affairs on alleged link between drug lords and human rights groups

The plot gets crazier by the day. The statement of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque that drug lords are using human rights group to criticize and undermine the government is absurd and baseless. At the same time, it is patently dangerous because it makes human rights groups possible targets […]

Partido Liberal to Customs: Walang pagbabago

No change. Corruption remains rampant at Bureau of Customs. This was the collective sentiment of Partido Liberal stalwarts after at least 105 containers vans filled with imported goods slipped through the Port of Manila recently. “Tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang katiwalian sa Bureau of Customs. Nasaan ang pagbabago? Wala pa ring pananagutan sa isyu ng smuggling,” […]

Liberal senators: Inciting to sedition case vs Trillanes, a case of harassment

Partido Liberal senators slammed the filing of inciting to sedition case against fellow lawmaker Antonio Trillanes, calling it harassment against government critics. ”Hindi na kagulat-gulat na ginigipit muli ng administrasyon ang isa sa mga matitibay nilang kritiko. Mas nakakapagtaka ang patuloy na pagpoprotekta at pagpapalaya ng DOJ sa mga drug lord at criminal mastermind,” said […]

ON PRESIDENT’S ‘WITHDRAWAL’ FROM INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT (ICC) – STATEMENT OF PARTIDO LIBERAL VP ON EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, EX-QUEZON REP. ERIN TAÑADA

Sa balitang preliminary investigations ng ICC, narinig natin ang matatapang na salita ng Pangulo na kumukwestiyon sa kapangyarihan ng ICC na tingnan ang libo-libong patayan mula nang maupo siyang Pangulo at itulak ang madugong “drug war.” Tanong: Bakit ngayon pinipili ng Pangulo ang umatras? Madalas niyang sabihin dati na kung wala kang ginawang mali, hindi […]

Liberal senators warn: Postponing village, youth elections will result in no-el 2019

Partido Liberal senators on Wednesday warned that the postponement of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections will pave the way for a no-election scenario in 2019. ”There is no initiative in the Senate and no reason to postpone the Barangay and SK elections again,” said Sen. Bam Aquino, co-author and co-sponsor of the SK Reform […]

Statement of former Quezon Rep. Erin Tanada, Partido Liberal vice president for external affairs: Filipinos not blind to China’s militarization of West PH Sea, debt trap

Is Malacañang spokesperson Harry Roque now also spinning for China? Is this why he is twisting the survey results showing Filipino low trust of China as due to the “new alliance” forged with the country that has built a military base in the West Philippine Sea? Filipinos know better. They are not blind to what […]

On the joint celebration of PDP-Laban and Communist Party of China – Statement of Partido Liberal VP for External Affairs Erin Tanada

The joint celebration of PDP-Laban’s 36th founding anniversary and launch of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s book leaves a bad taste in the mouth, considering that we are now seeing the most aggressive military build-up by China in the disputed waters of West Philippine Sea with the Philippine government disturbingly quiet. While the Philippines’ ruling party […]