Press Conference of Peasant Women International Fact-finding Mission in Hacienda Luisita and Hacienda Roxas, October 20, 2014, House of Representatives, QC

Press Conference of Peasant Women International Fact-finding Mission in Hacienda Luisita and Hacienda Roxas, October 20, 2014, House of Representatives, QC

Enduring poverty due to government’s rejection of significant wage increase

Economic relief through wage hike always necessary – Anakpawis Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano said the announcement of the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) that almost 28% of Filipinos have remained poor in the past six years strongly justifies the need for a significant wage increase. “The Aquino government’s continued rejection of a significant hike […]

Enduring poverty due to government’s rejection of significant wage increase

Presyo ng yutilidad, serbisyo at bilihin ibaba! (Privilege speech on August 1, 2012)

G. Speaker, I rise on a matter of personal and collective privilege upang ipahayag ang sentimyento ng mamamayan kaugnay sa tatlong hagupit na nararanasan ngayon ng mayorya ng mga Pilipino – ito po ay may kaugnayan sa patuloy na pagtaas ng singil sa kuryente, pagtaas ng singil sa tubig at pagtaas ng presyo ng langis.

Presyo ng yutilidad, serbisyo at bilihin ibaba! (Privilege speech on August 1, 2012)

Anniversary of Marcos’ PD 27: Break up haciendas by implementing genuine land reform

22 October 2014

Anakpawis members during protest on PD 27 Anniversary Coinciding the 42nd anniversary of Marcos’ dictatorship land reform program Presidential Decree 27, the Anakpawis Partylist called for an implementation of genuine agrarian program to finally break up hacienda formations, or vast tract of lands under the control of few rich and powerful landowners such as the […]

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Anakpawis, Int’l groups: Families of PNoy and Mar, involved in land grabbing and rights abuses against farmers

20 October 2014

Press Conference of Peasant Women Internationa Fact-finding Mission in Hacienda Luisita and Hacienda Roxas, October 20, 2014, House of Representatives, QC Anakpawis Party-list Representative Fernando Hicap joined the other solons of the Makabayan Coalition at the House of Representatives today in receiving the initial report of the Peasant Women International Fact-finding Mission that was held […]

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MRT 7 project, a case of brazen plunder of public funds – Anakpawis

19 October 2014

Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap during consultation with farmers in San Jose Del Monte city, Bulacan The militant partylist group Anakpawis Partylist lambasted the planned MRT 7 project and claimed it is a case of brazen plunder of public funds amounting to about P62.7-billion or $1.44-billion.  President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino, as board chairman of the […]

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Anakpawis holds VFA, Aquino’s EDCA as grounds for Laude’s murder

16 October 2014

Anakpawis Partylist representative and fisherfolk leader Fernando Hicap conveyed condolences to Jennifer Laude’s family and held the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) and president Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino’s Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) as grounds for violent crimes committed by American military personnels against Filipino citizens such as “Nicole” and the latest victim.  Laude was killed […]

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Poorest congressman as victim, confirms abuses in Hacienda Luisita

15 October 2014

Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap inside Tarlac police headquarters. (September 2013) The Philippine’s poorest member of the House of Representatives, Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap claimed he himself became an actual victim of abuse inside Hacienda Luisita ironically while attending an investigative mission on September 17 of last year to look into reported cases of harassment against […]

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On Aquino’s marching orders to extend pro-landlord program: Expect political battle over CARP extension

30 July 2014

Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap said the House leadership can expect for a political battle in response to President Aquino’s marching orders for Congress to approve the extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). In his SONA speech yesterday, Aquino said he expects Congress to approve a measure extending the issuance of Notice of Coverage […]

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