Tag Archives: Liberal Party

Senator Kiko Pangilinan’s Statement to Members of the Liberal Party Marking Senator Leila de Lima’s First Year of Incarceration

One year ago, I was with some friends, partymates, and allies when the news arrived: The administration had given the order to bring Senator Leila de Lima to prison. We kept her company, aware that at anytime, she would be picked up and brought to Camp Crame. Tomorrow marks the first year anniversary of Senator […]

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, […]

Liberals uphold truth, justice, and fear of God — farmers, Agtas, drivers who took oath as new party members

SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — Unlike the current administration, the Partido Liberal upholds truth, justice, and fear of God, said the farmers, Agtas, and people from various sectors who took their oath as new party members Friday evening here. During the “world café” type discussion before the formal oath-taking at the Moderno Food Park, 170 soon-to-be […]

On Zero Budget Issue (Statement of Partido Liberal President Senator Kiko Pangilinan and Party Secretary General Rep. Kit Belmonte)

For 2018, Congress passed a P3.767-trillion budget. In a democracy, that budget is of, for, and by the people. Galing sa tao, para sa tao, at pinamamahalaan para sa tao. Ibig sabihin galing sa buwis ng tao, para sa mga proyektong pakikinabangan ng tao, at itatalaga ng mga kinatawan ng tao, ng mga congressman. That’s […]

Partido Liberal Statement On Surin Pitsuwan’s Death

The Liberal Party of the Philippines grieves the death of Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, a respected democracy champion in the region. As founding president of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats, former Thai foreign minister, and ASEAN secretary general, he promoted the region’s integration at the international stage and steered it to new horizons by […]

STATEMENT OF PARTIDO LIBERAL ON CHARGES FILED VS FORMER PRESIDENT AQUINO

It is unthinkable for then President Benigno Aquino III to make a decision that would endanger the lives of our policemen and soldiers, or parade them helpless in the firing line. No President, or any father of the nation, would do that. We maintain that President Aquino, after thorough consultation with officials, only did what […]

PARTIDO LIBERAL STATEMENT ON HEAL OUR LAND SUNDAY

Nagpapasalamat tayo sa Simbahan sa kanilang matibay na posisyon laban sa kultura ng karahasan at walang saysay na patayan sa ating bansa. Panahon na upang tayo’y sama-samang tumayo, isantabi ang pagkakaiba, at pagtibayin ang kahalagahan ng buhay at kaparatang pantao. Buo ang suporta natin sa gagawing Heal Our Land Sunday ng Simbahan. Nananawagan din tayo […]

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. […]

LIBERAL PARTY STATEMENT ON SEC AGUIRRE’S STATEMENT THAT OPPOSITION BANK ACCOUNTS ARE BEING INVESTIGATED

The Liberal Party, along with our allies, has always adhered to its core values of integrity and people-centeredness. These values compel us to speak up on issues such as the drug smuggling and corruption allegations against those close to the President and the murder of minors and innocents by instruments of the state, among others. […]