Tag Archives: Erin Tañada

Duterte told: Don’t mess with Marcos poll protest vs VP Leni

Two opposition stalwarts on Wednesday urged President Duterte to avoid dipping his hands into the election protest filed by losing candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. against Vice President Leni Robredo. According to former congressman, human rights lawyer Barry Gutierrez, the President’s inquiry into the state of Marcos’s election protest could influence the result of the manual […]

Govt must act to stop escalating militarization of West PH Sea: Liberal stalwarts

Partido Liberal stalwarts on Wednesday slammed the government for its inaction on the country’s territorial claims on the West Philippine Sea amid reports that China’s two war planes landed on the reef. “We demand transparency in the administration’s dealings with China. What else is the Philippines giving up to this new friendship?” asked Sen. Bam […]

Dengvaxia report a cover-up to government fiascos: Partido Liberal stalwarts

Partido Liberal stalwarts questioned the timing of the release of the committee report on the Dengvaxia issue, saying it could be a move to cover up controversies hounding the administration. “This is simply a smokescreen of the administration to hide the issues hounding its officials,” said former congressman Erin Tanada, now Partido Liberal’s vice president […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Partido Liberal Stalwarts to Palace: Let media do its job

Several Partido Liberal officials called on Malacanang to avoid harassment of journalists whom they perceive as critics of the administration, saying the media should be allowed to do its job without undue pressure. “Empowered journalists are crucial in our fight against disinformation and fake news. Malacanang must learn to respect dissenting views. Tama na ang […]

Partido Liberal Vice President on External Affairs Erin Tañada On militarization of West Philippine Sea

Ang tatay kong si Sen. Wigberto Tanada ay isa sa Magnificent 12 na bumoto para wakasan ang pagkakaroon ng US military bases dito sa Pilipinas. Noon, naging tampok na hugis ng mga protesta kontra diktadura ang pagiging kontra mala-kolonyalismo. Ngayon, parang ganyan din ang nangyayari. Aktibista rin ako noon at kasama ko ang tatay ko, […]