AFTER TWO years of service, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of Taiwan, hands over the chair party role of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD) to the Liberal Party (LP) of the Philippines. CALD, the only regional alliance of liberal and democratic political parties in Asia, on Wednesday announced the appointment LP-Philippines as […]
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.
Over 2,300 volunteers listen to 30,000 stories Mark, 20, a volunteer for Project Makinig, admits to having trouble interacting with people, especially strangers. “[Kaya] favorite kong part of Project Makinig is how sobrang genuine ng mga tao sa pag-share ng mga hinaing nila, mga aspirations,” he said after his listening weekend in Mandaluyong. “Yun yung […]
In an effort to find out about the Filipino experience, fears, and dreams, over 2,000 new members and young volunteers of Partido Liberal have gone on a face-to-face listening tour called Project Makinig, engaging in close to 15,000 conversations. Launched last October to go beyond the toxic social media environment, Project Makinig has gone out […]
We, lovers of freedom and democracy, remember Plaza Miranda, August 21, 1971. We remember and honor the ultimate sacrifice of nine fellow Liberals, and the mental and physical scars of the 95 others who were injured here, this day 47 years ago. We remember and respect the brave Liberal heroes who held the line and […]
Who can be chosen as minority? According to House rules, those who did not vote and abstained from voting for the Speaker. Twelve Liberal Party members abstained from the controversial Monday vote. The Liberal Party will remain standing as the genuine minority at the House of Representatives amid the recent leadership change. Throughout this administration, […]
The DAP was crafted with the intention to deliver the services and infrastructure needed by the people and guided by the laws available to the executive. This is why former President Aquino gave his nod to the program. Before all courts and until the very end of the process, former Pres. Aquino will show hat […]
Abolishing the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) is equivalent to abolishing the $10-billion plunder of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family and cronies, Partido Liberal officials said Wednesday. Erin Tañada, the party’s vice president for external affairs, said PCGG’s abolition under House Bill 7376 allows Solicitor General Jose Calida to reverse the […]
This is a salute to mothers — amazing, wonderful people who constantly teach their children selflessness, dignity, and integrity. Without their care and guidance, we wouldn’t have brilliant, principled leaders; we wouldn’t have the strength to stand our ground against injustices; we wouldn’t have the heart to #resist. Kaya happy Mother’s Day sa lahat ng […]
Partido Liberal members on Monday called on the government to investigate the attempted smuggling of rice worth P67.9 million off Zamboanga Sibugay recently. “Panagutin natin ang mga smugglers na nagpapayaman habang lalong nagugutom ang mga Pilipino,” said Sen. Bam Aquino. “Imbestigahan na para malaman kung sino ang sangkot sa smuggling ng bigas. Posibleng pare-pareho ang […]