A party-list congressman who is vying to be a senator in the forthcoming elections has hit the government’s sudden resurrection of its push for the implementation of a national identification system that aims to envelop all State-issued IDs into one. read more »
Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan of Gabriela Women's Party warns the Arroyo government about being responsible for the deterioration of the quality of Philippine education in the light of the adequate compensation that has been the clamor of public school teachers.
"It's time for the Arroyo government to get serious in addressing the problems plaguing the Philippine educational system which have contributed to its deterioration. Doing so means taking the teachers' basic interests as well," Ilagan said. read more »
"It is the most irresponsible excuse to deny GSIS members their benefits and economic relief," said Gabriela Women's Party Representative Luzviminda Ilagan on the one page advertisement paid for by the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) about the failure of its system slowing down processing of claims and loans. read more »
Gabriela Womens Party Representative Liza Maza today renewed calls for
the GSIS to fully disclose immediately its foreign investments as the
global financial meltdown worsens in the midst of a foiled US bailout.
“The clamor for a full public disclosure of GSIS investments is urgent.
The pension of at least 2 million government employees, including
public school teachers is at stake,” said Rep. Maza.
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A Resolution Directing The House Of Representatives To Conduct An Inquiry Into the Proposal of The GSIS Board Of Trustees To Invest $1 Billion Pension Fund of The International Market Through The Pension Fund's Global Investment Program Even In The Light Of Small Dividends, Pension, And Retirement Pay Being Received by Government Employees And Former Government Employees, And To Recommend Measures That Such Surfeit Fund Will Be Firstly Utilized To Address The Apparent Nominal Benefits That GSIS Members Are Receiving And To Ensure Ways To Attain Improved GSIS Services And Promote The Welfare An read more »