MANILA, Philippines – Senatorial aspirant Representative Liza Maza of the Gabriela Women’s Party on Monday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to junk the disqualification case filed against her by a former rebel saying that the petition is “baseless.” read more »
A gay rights group, felt aggrieved by a Commission on Elections (Comelec) decision denying its accreditation to participate in the upcoming party-list elections, has decided to bring its case to the Supreme Court.
MANILA — There are “good” and “bad” leftists. “Good” leftists must belong to a partylist group. They demand the inclusion of civil society groups in government transactions. They participate in tripartite meetings, they attend UN conferences, they hate Joma Sison, and they endorse the candidacies of Noynoy Aquino and Mar Roxas.
MANILA, Philippines - Militant transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytors Nationwide (Piston) has staged a protest action in front of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Quezon City to express opposition to the installation of tracking devices in vehicles.
MANILA, Philippines – In the aftermath of Ondoy’s devastation and amid the continuing fallout from the global economic decline, a vast majority of Filipinos—86%, according to a Pulse Asia survey—are entering 2010 with hope, much more than those who said they were optimistic about 2009. read more »