“SECTION 3. Guiding Principles, (l): The limited resources of the country cannot be suffered to be spread so thinly to service a burgeoning multitude making allocations grossly inadequate and effectively meaningless”
CAN BE REPHRASED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:
The resources of the country must be made to serve the entire population, especially the poor, and make allocations adequate and effective.
The progressive party list bloc this morning held a dialog with DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo to push the Executive to come up with solutions that would squarely address the problems of housing and demolitions in urban poor communities nationwide. read more »
“The instant petition is clearly and utterly baseless and therefore serves no other purpose than to harass me and waste the valuable time of the COMELEC. Apart from the mere citation of the applicable provision of the law on disqualifications, the Petition actually cites no ground upon which disqualification must be based, hence, the Petition must be dismissed,” said Senatorial candidate Rep. Liza Maza of Gabriela Women’s Party during a hearing today at COMELEC on a petition for disqualification against her.
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 »
In commemoration of the December 10 International Human Rights Day, Rep. Liza Maza of Gabriela and Makabayan Senatorial candidate today expressed support to the nationwide protest against Arroyo’s dubious declaration of Martial law in Maguindanao through Proclamation No. 1959 and the resounding call for justice for all victims of unbridled cases of human rights violations. read more »
MANILA, Philippines—The alliance between the Nacionalista Party (NP) and the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL) has ended almost as soon as it began, after two militant senatorial candidates made the breakup a precondition for their joining the NP lineup for the 2010 elections. read more »
Rep.Liza Maza of Gabriela Women’s Party and Makabayan Senatorial candidate rejected the report of President Arroyo on Proclamation No. 1959 and called it “an idiotic plot to further defraud the Filipino people and an ingredient in her recipe for perpetuation of power beyond 2010”.