[Statement] Birds of the same feather… -KPD

BIRDS OF THE SAME FEATHER… by KPD The crowd that attended the book launch of “Juan Ponce Enrile: A Memoir” last October 4, 2012 at the Manila Peninsula were people who have lived in the corridors of power and immensely benefited from the system. As one newspaper reported, “the invitation of Enrile brought together an…

[In the news] ‘Put RH bill to a vote now’ -PhilStar.com

‘Put RH bill to a vote now’ The Philippine Star September 09, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – Stop the dilatory tactics and simply put the Reproductive Health (RH) bill to a vote. This was the challenge issued yesterday by Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago to her colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives to determine once and…

[Isyung HR] State of the Mokong Address

State of the Mokong Address Babala: ang inyong mababasa ay pawang mga opinyon lamang, kathang isip at katuwaan. Ang mapikon… Mokong nga e. Maraming salamat po. Maupo ho tayong lahat. Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile; Speaker Feliciano Belmonte; Bise Presidente Jejomar Binay; mga dating Pangulong Fidel Valdez Ramos at Joseph Ejercito Estrada; ang ating mga…

[In the news] On sub judice and gag orders – RAPPLER.com

On sub judice and gag orders – RAPPLER – Philippine News | Multimedia | Citizen Journalism | Social Media. by Edsel Tupaz, RAPPLER.com January 26, 2012   On Monday, an ABS-CBN news flash announced the House prosecutors’ plan to launch a social media campaign “to inform the public on latest developments in the impeachment trial…

[In the news] Day One: Senate sweeps aside obstacles, signals intent for efficient and fair impeachment trial – InterAksyon.com

Day One: Senate sweeps aside obstacles, signals intent for efficient and fair impeachment trial by Abigail Kwok, Karl John C. Reyes and Joseph H. Ubalde, InterAksyon.com January 16, 2012  MANILA, Philippines – Day One of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato C. Corona ended less than two hours after it started, as the Senate,…

[Press Release] ICC would only exercise jurisdiction over a crime when a country has become a states party – PCICC

The Philippine Coalition for the International Criminal Court stresses that the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court that passed the second reading of the Senate yesterday is a “forward looking treaty that would only exercise jurisdiction over a crime when a country has become a states party.” PCICC national coordinator, Rebecca E. Lozada, said…

[In the web] Foreign, local firms raid Cagayan for magnetite – alyansatigilmina.net

by FARAH SEVILLA and DENISE FONTANILLA Alyansa Tigil Mina MORE than a year since the series of killings of anti-mining activists in Buguey town, Cagayan province, none of the suspects has been identified, and no case has been filed. But environmentalists are blaming big businesses—Filipino, Korean and Chinese—that are mining magnetite in resource-rich Cagayan.  They…