Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said in pushing for the corporatization of public hospitals, the Aquino government is practically signing en masse the death certificates of millions of Filipinos who cannot afford expensive health care services. The solon issued this reaction as the House Committee on Health discussed another bill promoting the corporatization of government hospitals.
On the eve of the International Day of the Disappeared, Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano urged Congress to pass the “Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012.”
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano challenged newly-appointed Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Punzalan Aranal-Sereno to uphold the 14-0 decision of the High Court to distribute Hacienda Luisita to legitimate farmer beneficiaries.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano said the latest spate of oil price increases have further brought damaging effects to Filipinos already affected by effects of the typhoon. “Even though parts of Luzon are still submerged in flood, oil companies can’t wait to rake in more profits. They won’t waste a single opportunity to bleed the public dry through successive and unwarranted price hikes.”
Anakpawis today slammed oil firms for new round of oil price hikes, calling last week’s “price freeze” a failed publicity stunt to conceal the oil companies utter cruelty and greed.
Progressive partylist group Anakpawis slams recent government pronouncements practically skirting accountability in recent flooding, as it continues emergency relief operations in various disaster areas in Luzon with TULONG ANAKPAWIS.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano today expressed support to hundreds of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) employees who are asserting the restoration of their economic benefits that were suspended in March this year.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said the high budget allocation for the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) reflects skewed government priorities concerning job generation and development of the local labor force.
Progressive partylist group Anakpawis welcomes donations for the TULONG ANAKPAWIS emergency relief operations, to be immediately conducted after floods and landslides affected thousands of residents in the National Capital Region and nearby provinces.
In light of current disaster caused by continuous rains only days after the devastation wrought by tropical cyclone Gener, progressive partylist group Anakpawis today reiterated its appeal to urge the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to impose a price freeze on petroleum products and other basic commodities.