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 »
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 – 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 »
MANILA, Philippines – A militant transport group and some lawmakers are set to ask the Supreme Court to block the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) planned implementation of the controversial radio frequency identification (RFID) system. read more »
They all belong to the Nacionalista Party (NP) senatorial slate, but militant lawmakers Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza will not be supporting Ilocos Norte Rep. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s renewed bid for a Senate seat in the 2010 elections. read more »