Nation First (PH)

Type: Organization
Name: Nation First (PH) (Bayan Muna, Nation First)
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawmaker urges approval of IRR for disaster alerts law

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA, Philippines -- A lawmaker on Friday urged government to hasten approval of the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act 10639, or the Free Mobile Disasters Alerts Act, which could have provided ... [Published Interaksyon - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Aquino formally asks Congress for additional powers to tackle power crisis

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA, Philippines -- President Benign Aquino III on Tuesday formally asked Congress to grant him additional powers to "establish additional generating capacity" to address a serious power shortage that has ... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bayan Muna: Aquino has numbers in House to pass Bangsamoro law

Colmenares said while the discussions have been expected to be lengthy due to the scope of the document, numbers would still play an important role in the passage of the draft law. President has certified the draft BBL law as priority and this early, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Gov’t critics say ’15 budget filled with lump-sums

Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTORep. Neri Colmenares, of the party-list group Bayan Muna, said several provisions in the proposed budget law are open to abuse by politicians allied with the administration.One such provision, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

House panel approves proposed ONE Philippines Act

Total views: 73  13 September 2014 09:50:31 AMWriter: Lorelei V. Castillo, Media Relations Service-PRIBSend FeedbackThe House Committee on Information and Communications Technology chaired by Rep. Joel Roy R. Duavit (1st District, Rizal) has approved ... [Published PH House of Representatives - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Leo shrunk the list

“Anti-selfie” bill co-author withdrawsCong B. CorralesTHE LIST of authors of a controversial house bill being opposed by journalists and freedom of expression advocates in the Philippines just got shorter.Former police general Leopoldo Bataoil, now representative ... [Published Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Transfer of children’s hospital now unlikely, says DOH chief

“We have no more intention to transfer PCMC. We’re looking now at a proposal to modernize the PCMC in the same lot, for presentation to the board of trustees,” Ona told the appropriations committee of the House of Representatives deliberating on the Department ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Fund people's initiative referendum – Colmenares

The Bayan Muna Representative makes the proposal after learning of Comelec's proposed P7-billion allocation for a charter change plebiscite in 2015, which was removed by the budget departmentNO TO PORK. Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares (second ... [Published Rappler - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 4 reports

Palace: Aquino got justice

With the lopsided voting, the first threat to unseat Aquino passed.“Note that the group that heard the impeachment complaint is called the committee on justice. So, if that was the decision of the committee of justice, perhaps we can say that that was ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 4 reports

Impeach raps sufficient in form – House

10:16 pmby LLANESCA T. PANTI AND ROBERTZON F. RAMIREZ REPORTERS WITH CATHERINE S. VALENTEThe House justice committee on Tuesday found the three impeachment complaints against President Benigno 3rd sufficient in form.The panel, headed by Rep. Niel Tupas, ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 6 reports

At least 10,000 sign up for people’s initiative vs ‘pork’, say organizers

By Julliane Love De Jesus | INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines–At least 10,000 citizens signed up at Rizal Park alone on Monday for the People’s Initiative against the pork barrel system, based on the unofficial tally made by the protest organizers.Around ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Bayan Muna to intervene in P7-B telco refund case

MANILA, Philippines - Bayan Muna will question before the Supreme Court (SC) a Court of Appeals (CA) order stopping the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) from directing mobile phone firms to return P7 billion in excess text charges to millions ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 24 2014]

Quotes

"The law would have helped tremendously in informing our countrymen about to be hit by the rains and flooding brought by tropical storm “Mario” and the ‘ habagat ’ (southwest monsoon), and they could have been evacuated earlier" Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said
"In accordance with Section 71 of Republic Act No. 9136 otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001, I hereby seek the immediate enactment of a Joint Resolution authorizing the President to establish additional generating capacity" Aquino said in a letter to Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr
"Subject only to the limitations prescribed by the Constitution, the House of Representatives in the exercise of its legislative duty is free to act on this FY 2015 national budget" chairman Ungab declared, signalling an open and free debate on the spending provisions contained in the bill
...the 1987 Constitution explicitly provides that the two legislative chambers – the Senate and the House of Representatives – each have the power to "punish its members for disorderly behavior, and with the concurrence of two-thirds of all its members, suspend or expel a member." – Rappler.com

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Lawmaker urges approval of IRR for disaster ale... [Published Interaksyon - 13 hours ago]
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Solon asks: Over 2,000 delisted CCT beneficiari... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 17 2014]
SC junks motion seeking higher fine for Tubbata... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 16 2014]
Noy to Congress: Give me emergency powers [Published Philippine Star - Sep 16 2014]
Bayan Muna: Aquino has numbers in House to pas... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 16 2014]
Aquino formally asks Congress for additional po... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 16 2014]
‘Congress can touch only 36% of 2015 budget’ [Published Philippine Star - Sep 15 2014]
House Plenary starts debate on P2.606-trillion ... [Published PH House of Representatives - Sep 15 2014]
Court asks House Speaker: Have you suspended Ar... [Published Rappler - Sep 15 2014]
House appropriations panel chief quizzed on 'sa... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 15 2014]
Only 36 percent of P2.6-trillion budget to be d... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 15 2014]
Gov’t critics say ’15 budget filled with lump-sums [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 14 2014]
House panel approves proposed ONE Philippines Act [Published PH House of Representatives - Sep 13 2014]
P-Noy defends need for emergency powers [Published Philippine Star - Sep 12 2014]
Petilla: 'Not necessarily emergency powers' but... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 12 2014]
Leo shrunk the list [Published Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism - Sep 12 2014]
Aquino wants emergency powers to solve power cr... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 11 2014]
PNoy seeks extra power on energy 27 minutes ago [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 11 2014]
Pangulong Aquino, hihiling ng dagdag na kapangy... [Published UNTV Web.com - Sep 11 2014]
PNoy eyes authority to contract more generating... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 11 2014]
Poverty, landlessness made peasants vulnerable ... [Published Bulatlat.com - Sep 11 2014]
Peasants of Yulo King Ranch face landlessness, ... [Published Bulatlat.com - Sep 11 2014]
After strong opposition, 'anti-selfie' bill ret... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 11 2014]
After strong opposition, 'anti-selfie' bill ret... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 11 2014]
Cops to file raps vs PNoy protesters in mall [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 10 2014]
Hospital director says Arroyo is OK [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 10 2014]
Photojournalists, photography freedom advocates... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 09 2014]
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Goodbye Internet freedom : Libel clause in Phil... [Published SiliconANGLE - Feb 18 2014]
In September 2012, the Philippines put into effect  the Republic Act 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.  Before this law, authorities were powerless against cybercriminals.  It deals with child pornography, hacking, cybersex, cyber squatting ...
Solons seek Congress probe on West Phl Sea row ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 07 2014]
MANILA, Philippines – Three partylist congressmen have filed a resolution, urging the House committee on Foreign Affairs to find diplomatic and peaceful resolution to the brewing territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea with China. Bayan Muna ...
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