AFTER TWO years of service, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of Taiwan, hands over the chair party role of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD) to the Liberal Party (LP) of the Philippines. CALD, the only regional alliance of liberal and democratic political parties in Asia, on Wednesday announced the appointment LP-Philippines as […]
AFTER over three years in detention without strong proof, Sen. Leila De Lima deserves to be released on bail, the Liberal Party of the Philippines said Monday. “Ang tagal nang malayo si Sen. Leila sa kanyang mga mahal sa buhay dahil sa mga imbentong paratang ng mga convicted na kriminal,” said LP vice president on external affairs Erin Tañada.
Hindi nakagagalit, hindi rin nakalulungkot, bagkus, ang araw na ito ay nakapapagod. Pinaaalala nito na, sa ilalim ng rehimeng Duterte, hindi kailanman rerespetuhin ang kalayaan ng mga mamamahayag na gawin ang kanilang trabaho. Pagkatapos mapabagsak ang Inquirer, ABS-CBN, at ngayon, ang Rappler at ang kanilang CEO na si Maria Ressa, isa lang ang klaro: ang sinumang susubok buksan ang mata ng tao sa kanilang mga pagkakamali at pang-aabuso ay walang-awang paparusahan gamit ang buong lakas ng estado.
Liberal Youth supports the call of Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan for the Senate to conduct its own investigation regarding the sudden proliferation of doppelganger accounts on Facebook that take on the identities of numerous students, faculty, journalists, and other users. Such occurrences could pave the way for grave compromise to the identity, privacy, safety, and […]
“Unjustly detained and now held incommunicado for over a month, we reiterate our call to restore Senator Leila de Lima’s right to be seen and be heard by her family, friends, and associates. The coronavirus pandemic must not deprive Sen. Leila of her right to information, vital health services, and communication with her loved ones. These rights know no lockdown and should be respected.
THREE years after the bloody Marawi siege, the city’s almost 80,000 families should be allowed to return to their homes there, the Liberal Party said Saturday, also the eve of the Muslim celebration of the end of Ramadan, or Eid’l Fitr. “Kasama kami sa ating mga kapatid na Muslim sa pagdiriwang ng Eid’l Fitr,” said […]
The Liberal Party of the Philippines expresses its unequivocal support to the Philippine Economic Stimulus Act (PESA), which has been approved at the committee level of the House of Representatives and due for plenary discussions.
Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday turned 55 with simple celebration at home as the enhanced community quarantine remains in effect in Luzon. Robredo’s three daughters shared a photo of the celebration—a “salubong”—as it was held on the eve of her birthday on their Instagram accounts. The vice president was born on April 23, 1965 […]
In a Liberal Party (LP) dispatch sent out to members today, Liberal Party Secretary General Kit Belmonte (6th district, Quezon City) on Saturday urged party members to help out with COVID-19 response in their respective communities. The LP has built 95 chapters with almost 10,000 active members across the country. Below is the full text […]
The Liberal Democratic Caucus in the House of Representatives affirms the messages put forth by our colleagues in the Senate Minority and by Vice President Leni Robredo: In protecting the vulnerable, we protect the whole. Doing so requires clarity, resolve, and unity along a single national direction. In the midst of Metro Manila’s government-imposed lockdown, we are thus calling on every Filipino to exercise prudence.