Category Archives: Press Release

Statement of Erin Tañada, Liberal Party vice president on external affairs, on the motorcycle accident involving the President:

Varying sources are reporting this incident with differing accounts of what actually happened. Any accident involving the President is a cause of national concern and interest. There must be a full and proper disclosure on his health and hospital records. Malacañang should release a physician’s report of the incident that includes the President’s overall well-being. […]

Stand for truth, stop red-tagging of ex-student activists: Erin Tañada

ON THE 47TH ANNIVERSARY OF MARTIAL LAWStand for truth, stop red-tagging of ex-student activists: Erin Tañada Today, as we commemorate the 47th year of martial law, we express alarm over the increasing instances of red-tagging and political harassment, especially the most recent one involving Sonia Soto, four-time Golden Dove awardee and fellow former student activist. Every martial […]

LP to rally behind VP Leni’s empowerment agenda

MANILA — The Liberal Party will rally behind Vice President Leni Robredo’s People Empowerment Agenda in Congress and in local government units where LP members won seats in the last elections. In its National Executive Council (NECO) meeting on Thursday, LP adopted six resolutions, including Resolution No. NECO-2019-04, enjoining all LP elected members to push […]

LP VP for external affairs Tañada to Senate: Allow Sen. De Lima to defend self vs convicts

Hindi talaga nakukuntento ang Administrasyong ito sa pang-aalipusta kay Sen. Leila De Lima. Nakakulong na nga ang tao dahil sa mga inimbentong kaso, ikinakaladkad pa ang pangalan niya sa kapalpakan at katiwaliang kagagawan mismo ng mga kampon ng rehimeng ito.

LP solons file joint reso on rice tariff, reinforce call for emergency cash assistance for farmers

MANILA – Joining the growing call for aid for farmers affected by the Rice Tariffication Law, Liberal Party lawmakers on Wednesday filed a joint resolution authorizing the use of the unappropriated Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) and tariffs collected under the law as direct emergency cash assistance. “We have to immediately switch gears now that […]

Joint Resolution No. 15 or A Resolution Authorizing the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund

Copy of Joint Resolution No. 15 or A Resolution Authorizing the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) as provided under the uprogrammed appropriations of the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA), The Bureau of Customs’ Tariff collections from imported rice as of 31 August 2019, and other possible sources, as a special emergency fund for direct cash transfers to rice […]

LP congressmen rally behind joint reso to amend Rice Tariff Law

Photo source: KRIS-JOHN ROSALES

Having listened to the plight of their respective constituents, Liberal Party congressmen are moving to file a joint resolution to amend Republic Act 11203 otherwise known as the Rice Tariffication Law.