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Flooding the market with imported rice now will result in farmers’ losses – Tañada

Former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Lorenzo ‘Erin’ Tañada warned the National Food Authority (NFA) that farmers will suffer losses and will aggravate their poor condition now than what they have already experienced following the increase in prices of basic commodities. “We know that rice importation has been the solution posed by the […]

Statement of Erin Tañada, Partido Liberal vice president for external affairs, on the minority fight at the House of Representatives

With Rep. Danilo Suarez’s tight grip on the post of Minority Leader, the entire House of Representatives is tarnished anew with the image of being fake, subservient, and uncritical. Instead of a vibrant and deliberative chamber, we will continue to have a mutual admiration club. Despite this development, we, the Liberal Party members and our […]

Amid impeach bid, 21 Liberal lawmakers seek to ‘preserve, protect Ombudsman independence’

With an impeachment complaint poised against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, 26 members of the House of Representatives, 21 of them from Partido Liberal, on Monday night filed a resolution expressing support to “preserve and protect the constitutional independence and integrity of the Office of the Ombudsman.” Signatories to House Resolution 1395 were: Liberal lawmakers 1. […]