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 – 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 — Candidates, big television networks, NGOs, and other organizations preparing for the May 2010 elections have been courting the youth to participate actively in voters’ education and in ensuring a clean and honest elections. The youth have been encouraged to vote wisely, to have their voices heard.
OPPOSITION leaders in the Senate voiced fears that Malacañang imposed martial law in Maguindanao partly to conceal proof of massive electoral fraud in the province where President Arroyo and her administration bets won big in the 2004 and 2007 elections with the help of members of the beleaguered Ampatuan clan.