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.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano today urged the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to impose a price freeze on petroleum products in light of the severe calamity caused by tropical cyclone Gener.
Anakpawis Partylist served a “People’s Warrant of Arrest” against Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and demanded the former president’s continuous incarceration for her unpunished crimes against the people.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said President Benigno Aquino III must be accountable if former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo manages to evade justice and escape her crimes against the people. “The government is condoning Arroyo’s evasion of justice. Aquino is letting Arroyo off the hook with the slow and partial prosecution against the former president.”
Anakpawis party-list joins various progressive groups in denouncing the new round of oil price hikes in a picket-protest today.
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano said President Benigno Aquino III’s pronouncement that the country could attain rice self-sufficiency and possibly become a rice exporter next year is far from reality and nearly impossible.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said the real score of the country’s situation is reflected on the actual condition of Filipinos and not on rosy statistics presented by President Benigno Aquino III in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Staunch critics of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III on Monday said the current administration failed to resolve the long-running problem of joblessness in the country.
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano said ordinary Filipinos will deliver their own Ulat sa Bayan that will assess Aquino’s performance in the past two years and narrate the genuine state of the nation.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said basic sectors will mobilize and protest on Monday as President Benigno Aquino III delivers his third State of the Nation Address (SONA).