[Statement] on the Ombudsman’s Intent to File Charges vs. Suspected Pork Scammers -Cebu Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System

CEBU COALITION AGAINST THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM Statement on the Ombudsman’s Intent to File Charges vs. Suspected Pork Scammers April 3, 2014 PROSECUTE THE GUILTY NOW! The Cebu Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System welcomes the latest news regarding the intent to prosecute the suspects involved in the Pork Barrel Scam. However, in sieving through…

[Statement] PERSONALAN NA! Isang daang araw na ang nagdaan, pangatawanan ang tuwid na daan, panagutin lahat ng kawatan! -#ScrapPorkNetwork

PERSONALAN NA! Isang daang araw na ang nagdaan, pangatawanan ang tuwid na daan, panagutin lahat ng kawatan! A CALL TO UNITY ON DECEMBER 6, 2013 Source: scrapporknetwork.com A year of unprecedented natural and man-made disasters, a display of unparalleled corruption are what most Filipinos will remember of the year 2013. On the one hand, reports…

[In the news] SC junks PDAF as unconstitutional -RAPPLER.COM

SC junks PDAF as unconstitutional BY RAPPLER.COM November 19, 2013 MANILA, Philippines (8th UPDATE) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday, November 19, declared as unconstitutional the legislators’ controversial pork barrel fund known as the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). The High Tribunal also struck down as illegal provisions in two laws that allow the President…

[In the news] After hacking spree, Anonymous Philippines takes anti-pork protest offline -InterAksyon.com

After hacking spree, Anonymous Philippines takes anti-pork protest offline By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com November 5, 2013 MANILA, Philippines — After hacking government websites over the weekend in protest of the pork barrel system, members of the hackers’ collective Anonymous Philippines took their protest offline on Tuesday with a rally near the House of Representatives in…

[Blog] In Defense of Dissent By Jose Mario De Vega

In Defense of Dissent By Jose Mario De Vega I refer to the news report, “Palace to hackers: No illegal acts needed to show discontent”, Sun Star, November 4th. According to the so-called Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. “there is no need to resort to illegal acts to express discontent in the…

[From the web] Clipping the President’s fiscal powers: A short-term sacrifice to ensure the long-term gain of the people -Akbayan

Clipping the President’s fiscal powers: A short-term sacrifice to ensure the long-term gain of the people Akbayan welcomes President Benigno Aquino III‘s attempt to elucidate some of the issues that have since surfaced because of the pork barrel scam in his recent public address. We also welcome his resolve to make accountable the pork barrel…