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 – In a bid to halt a potential source of campaign kitty for the Arroyo administration and relieve the public, especially the motorists, of additional financial burden come January 10, progressive partylist representatives and aspiring senators Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza, with Bayan Muna Representative Teddy Casino and Piston secretary general George San Mateo, asked the Supreme Court Wednesday to void the looming LTO-Stradcom RFID project. read more »
MANILA, Philippines – A move by the government to install equipment that will detect illegal public transport is being opposed by partylist and transport groups that have asked the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the project. read more »
MANILA, Philippines - Various groups on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to declare as unconstitutional a government plan to put radio frequency ID tags on all vehicles starting next month. read more »
MANILA, Philippines -- Militant party-list representatives and a public transport group asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to nullify the Land Transportation Office’s radio frequency identification system for being unconstitutional. read more »
MANILA, Philippines - Party list lawmakers on Monday filed separate resolutions to revoke Proclamation 1959 placing Maguindanao province under martial law, even as Speaker Prospero Nograles filed his own in support of the move.
MANILA, Philippines--The continued presence of American soldiers in some parts of Mindanao will be the subject of a congressional inquiry being pushed by the party list Gabriela in the House of Representatives. read more »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 August) -- “The presence of U.S. troops in the country is a blatant intervention to the internal affairs of our country. In fact, their decision to continuously deploy U.S. soldiers in the Philippines not only violates our sovereignty but it also puts our national security under threat. We do not need G.I. Joes to fight our own battles,” Gabriela Women’s party representative Liza Maza said in a statement. read more »