Independence Day sums up what our patriotic forefathers and foremothers gave us through their struggles — hope and freedom.
Secretary Jesse Robredo would have been 61 today.
As we know him, “simple” Jesse would not wish for any grand celebration, but something meaningful and productive that could be shared with the people.
Today on his third death anniversary, we miss Ka Jovy Salonga — a great statesman, valiant defender of democracy, incorruptible leader. He had the generosity of spirit, untouched by lust for wealth and power, and ready to sacrifice for the national interest — qualities we need so badly these days from our leaders.
We oppose moves in Congress to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility to nine years old.
We stand by various studies cited in the current law, Republic Act 9344 or Juvenile Justice Welfare Act of 2006, that young people at that age do not have the same emotional, mental, or cognitive maturity as adults.
Reward will only worsen incompetence, corruption: Kiko When incompetence or corruption go unpunished and those linked to irregularities are rewarded with other top-level posts, then both incompetence and corruption will just get worse. It also places in doubt the sincerity and seriousness of the administration in its campaigns against corruption and illegal drugs. ** Kapag […]
Over the past months, the Liberal Party and its coalition partners have held a series of meetings to deliberate on a list of candidates who represent an alternative way forward for the country for the 2019 elections. I can confirm that our list has more than enough names to fill a slate; we have no […]