We support the move of the US Senate as it calls out Philippine officials involved in the unjust and arbitrary detention of Sen. Leila de Lima.
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Ipagtanggol natin ang ating mga boto at maging alerto hanggang matitiyak natin na ang magiging desisyon ay base sa katotohanan, katarungan, at ang makatuwirang pagpapairal ng batas.
Still embroiled in the GCTA mess, the Bureau of Corrections has gotten itself into another controversy when it allowed the transfer of 10 high profile inmates from the New Bilibid Prisons to the Marine barracks in Taguig. The explanation of Justice Secretary Guevarra that the transfer was for security reasons is a virtual admission of […]
The people’s interest is primordial. We are here to serve. As we process the matter with our LP House members, I believe that a strong Minority is essential to our democracy.
DFA Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr.’s decision to cancel diplomatic passports for former Ambassadors, it goes without saying, reeks of disrespect to diplomats who have served our country with honor. Beyond this, it also defies the law. No Filipino—regardless of the title he or she may hold—is above the law. Not even a secretary can flout […]
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.
Patuloy nating sinusubaybayan ang canvassing ng mga boto sa COMELEC. Nariyan pa rin ang ating mga kinatawan upang busisiin ang mga resulta.
The matter has been investigated by the Senate. Charges have been filed and the courts are now handling the matter.
With due respect, we disagree that there is interference on the part of the US Senate in its resolution calling for the release of Senator De Lima.