GOV. DEL ROSARIO: LEFTISTS MANIPULATING TRIBAL PEOPLE

Reds maneuvering truth on Ocampo arrest Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario on Monday said leftist organizations use indigenous people (IPs) “to push their own agenda,” and accused them of maneuvering the truth. This, after former Bayan Muna party-list … Continue reading GOV. DEL ROSARIO: LEFTISTS MANIPULATING TRIBAL PEOPLE

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Impeachment complaint filed vs. President Aquino

A week before his fifth State of the Nation Address, a broad array of anti-pork barrel advocates has filed an impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III. The 28 complainants are seeking Aquino’s removal from office, accusing him of culpable … Continue reading Impeachment complaint filed vs. President Aquino

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BAYAN MUNA READY TO ENDORSE IMPEACHMENT COMPLAINT VS AQUINO

Bayan Muna Reps. Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate t said that they are ready to endorse impeachment complaints against Pres. Benigno Simeon Aquino III in the House of Representatives. “We are ready to endorse an impeachment complaint against Pres Aquino … Continue reading BAYAN MUNA READY TO ENDORSE IMPEACHMENT COMPLAINT VS AQUINO

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Militant groups cry justice for 18 workers killed in Butuan clothing store fire

Davao City – Various groups led by Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) holds candle lighting protest in front of Novo Store along Uyanguren Street to cry justice over the death of 18 workers in Novo Jeans and Shirts Department Store in Butuan City.  A fire accident at the NOVO Jeans and Shirts Department Store in Butuan City took the lives of 17 workers including a five month pregnant woman.  “We condemn the owner and management of Novo Jeans and Shirts Department Store for the tragedy, inhumane treatment and other abuses ocommitted against workers,” said Romualdo Basilio, … Continue reading Militant groups cry justice for 18 workers killed in Butuan clothing store fire

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Casiño calls for all out support for YES FOR PEACE campaign

As 10,000 flee their homes in Mindanao KIDAPAWAN CITY – As about 10,000 people have fled their homes amid renewed fighting between Muslim rebels and government forces in the Southern Philippines, Bayan Muna Party List Rep. Teddy Casiño, called for all out support for a grassroots citizens’ campaign aimed at building a broad constituency for the peace talks among the government and Communist and Muslim rebels. Dubbed YES FOR PEACE, the campaign aims to initially gather 18 million signatures by Feb. 25, 2012, the 26th anniversary of the People Power uprising. Proponents of the campaign want the talks to immediately … Continue reading Casiño calls for all out support for YES FOR PEACE campaign

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DAVAO LIGHT rate up next month

PROTEST VS. POWER HIKE. Militant groups like BAYAN mUNA are expected to hold massive protest opposing the increase. Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Southern Mindanao Region assails the Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) for the latest power rate hike; and the Aquino government for failing to regulate the power industry Electricity consumers in Davao City would see their light bills with  a slight increase starting next month should the Energy Regulation Commission (ERC) grant the application of Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) for power rate increase. But Arturo Milan, DLPC executive vice president, said the new rate is way too small … Continue reading DAVAO LIGHT rate up next month

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BAYAN: Davao Light is ‘profit-hungry’

FROMTHEMAILS Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Southern Mindanao Region  assails the Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) for the latest power rate hike; and the Aquino government for failing to regulate the power industry. Last May 4, the DLPC and the Energy Regulatory Board conducted a public hearing for the proposed P0.1078/kwh increase on the Distribution Charge. The said increase on the electricity bill is said to take effect this month. Without doubt, DLPC is a profit-making apparatus of Aboitiz, which aims to rake in huge profits from the pockets of cash-strapped Davaoeños. The implementation of another increase is a grand highway robbery. … Continue reading BAYAN: Davao Light is ‘profit-hungry’

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MILITANTS DECLARE SUCCESSFUL TRANSPORT STRIKE IN DAVAO CITY

“THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN” DAVAO CITY — Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Southern Mindanao declares victory today as the people valiantly expressed their voice against the unbridled exploitation of oil companies by way of a nationwide transport strike.   A measly 5% of Davao City’s estimated 10,000 public utility jeepneys (PUJs) could be seen plying the main thoroughfares from north to south. This translates to a participation rate of 95%, way higher compared to what was observed in the nationwide strike held two years go. “This is a display of the people’s determination and resolve to take a stand against their continued exploitation … Continue reading MILITANTS DECLARE SUCCESSFUL TRANSPORT STRIKE IN DAVAO CITY

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