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Voting 10-3, House committee on Public Information on Monday approved the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, almost a year after a technical working group (TWG) began deliberating on the measure. 294 more words


Right Way of Teaching Nationalism in Schools

Schools do play a big role on teaching children nationalism. Most probably because it’s where we were first introduced to the concept of being part of a certain country and identifying ourselves with it. 327 more words


Legal memo on Section 10 of PI bill

In the interest of clarifying concerns regarding the constitutionality of the proposed PI bill abolishing the pork barrel system, I’m posting Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares’ memo on the controversial Section 10 of the said bill. 1,945 more words


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'Issue: Can Congress repeal a national legislation passed through a peoples initiative ? No, Congress cannot repeal a national legislation passed through a people’s initiative as it will violate the letter and spirit of the constitutional provision on initiative.'

Ninoy: Rebirth of a Rebel

Ninoy Aquino is widely recognized today by Filipinos as a national hero — the most prominent and most dynamic opposition leader of his generation. However, in the years prior to martial law he was regarded by many as a representative of a well-entrenched elite clan. 231 more words


Makabayan Bloc exits SONA

Roxanne Valerie Rasco

Green FM News Writer

The Makabayan Bloc of the House of Representatives, including Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna Partylist, Luz Ilagan and Emmi de Jesus of Gabriela Women’s Group, Antonio Tino of ACT Teachers Alliance, Fernando Hicap of Anakpawis, and Terry Ridon of Kabataan Youth Alliance, leave the session hall after the National Anthem and “prayer of the nation”. 28 more words

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Bakit laging may pondo sa pagpapagawa ng bagong basketball court, pero walang pondo para sa mga libro at iba pang gamit pang-eskwela ng mga batang nais mag-aral… 95 more words


Paano nga ba?

Hunyo 19, 2011, ang ika-150 na kaarawan ni Dr. Jose Rizal. Ipinost ko ito sa dati kong blog at sa parehong wala na, di ko lang sigurado sa huli). 1,386 more words