Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano supported thousands of coconut farmers as they demand the Aquino government to distribute the multibillion coco levy fund to small coconut farmers. “The coco levy funds rightfully belong to coconut…
The commotion this morning inside the main office of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) that culminated in the violent dispersal of peasant activists was sparked by the plan of the anti-poverty secretary to use P…
“It is hypocritical for President Benigno Aquino III to present the Philippines as a ‘developing nation’ to world economic leaders when his administration cannot control rising oil prices that continue to hurt and distress local businesses and consumers,” said Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano today supported public health workers and indigent patients as they opposed the ongoing pre-bidding conference for the P5.6-billion Philippine Orthopedic Center (POC) modernization project.
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano today asked the Philippine government to demand the United States government to issue a public apology over the environmental carnage caused by the grounding of USS Guardian in Tubbataha Reefs, a protected marine park recognized by UNESCO.
The sub-committee on Labor Standards of the House Committee on Labor and Employment has approved House Bill 375 (P125 across-the-board legislated wage increase for workers in the private sector) during the public hearing on HB 375 held today, January 18, at the Strawberry Valley Hotel, La Trinidad Benguet.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) must compel telcos to abide by its order to immediately refund subscribers for overcharging text messages.
“After all, what’s the use of improved health service, upgraded and world-class hospitals if the people would still die staring at them because they can’t afford it?” he added. ###
Hundreds of workers and establishment owners led by Anakpawis Partylist marched to protest against the Philippine Ports Authority’s plan to demolish their houses and business stalls inside the Port Area.
Anakpawis Partylist today challenged newly-installed Department of Energy (DoE) Secretary Jericho Carlos Petilla to concretely address the problem of high electricity rates in the country. The group staged a picket at the DoE office in Taguig to raise alarm on high power rates and Meralco’s plan to roll-out prepaid retail electricity.