Nation First (PH)

Type: Organization
Name: Nation First (PH) (Bayan Muna, Nation First)
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

SC defers ruling on Palace appeal on DAP

MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) has deferred ruling on an appeal filed by the government questioning its declaration of parts of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as illegal.While the high court could have opted to dismiss instantly ... [Published Philippine Star - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Emergency powers for Aquino? Critic warns of dangers

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares: A dangerous idea. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTOMANILA, Philippines–The House of Representatives is amenable to giving President Aquino emergency powers to deal with a threatened energy supply crisis in 2015 but consumer and ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 3 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Palace trusts Congress to do what’s right

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOMANILA, Philippines – Malacanang on Tuesday said it trusted congressmen to decide on what must be done with the impeachment complaints filed against President . Communications Secretary Herminio ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Protests mount vs Aquino

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT Antipork barrel advocates file an impeachment complaint against President Aquino in the House of Representatives. Among the 28 petitioners are secretary general Renato Reyes Jr., retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz, former Gabriela Rep. Liza ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

3 lawmakers endorse impeach raps vs Noy

MANILA, Philippines - Three party-list representatives endorsed the impeachment complaint filed yesterday by 28 militant groups and individuals against President Aquino with the House of Representatives.Their endorsement of the complaint made it the first ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Impeachment complaint vs. P-Noy filed

Inquirer.net reported that a total of 28 petitioners have filed an impeachment complaint against President Aquino over the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).According to Bayan Muna Party-list Representatives Neri Colmenares and Carlos ... [Published Spot.ph - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Groups divided on how to deal with power crisis

Various groups are at loggerheads on whether the government should declare a power crisis.While a number of trade groups are pushing for emergency powers that will enable government to build its own power plant if it wants to, others have balked at the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

No to emergency powers for Aquino, says legislator

FILE PHOTO FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines – Granting emergency powers to President to address the power crisis would be a “dangerous” thing to do, a lawmaker said Saturday.Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares thumbed down the suggestion, which was ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Another impeachment complaint vs Noy filed Monday

MANILA, Philippines - Militant groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) announced yesterday that they would be filing their impeachment complaint against President Aquino on Monday.The groups said they intend to charge Aquino with culpable violation ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

LGUs seen as big help in restoring electricity

Philippine Daily InquirerDAVAO CITY—The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) should ask the help of local government units (LGUs) in areas ravaged by Typhoon “Glenda” so that power could be restored quickly, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-pork activists, groups to file impeachment raps vs Aquino Monday

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA. Philippines -- Groups and individuals opposed to the pork barrel system will lead the filing of an impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III on Monday.The complaint will be lodged at ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines: 5 Makabayan bloc legislators got P481M pork barrel

Former Kabataan Rep. Raymond Palatino received P22.9 million in 2012 and P46.7 million in 2011, while ACT Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio got P20 million and P50 million in 2012 and in 2011, respectively.Gabriela Rep. Emmi de Jesus got P42.9 million in 2012 ... [Published Boston IMC - Jul 16 2014]

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"Basta decision niyo ito ha? As secretary, yan ang nakikita ko. If people are willing to have brownouts in summer, then we can opt not to have this... People are opposing, maybe they're willing (to have brownouts)" he said
"Sa isang masiglang demokrasya, hindi natin mamasamain na merong pagkakaiba ng opinyon, merong mga mamamayan na nais magpunta sa lansangan upang ipahiwatig ang kanilang saloobin" Coloma said
...side in the face of growing demand and help avert the impending deficit that is expected to hit hard the Philippines starting next year, it said. "Funding for all these energy supply projects can be taken from the P270 billion Malampaya Fund" POWER said...
The complaint also said that the President should be impeached for " betraying the publicpublic trust by exacerbating the corrupt pork barrel system, committing tyrannical abuse of his powers, violating his oath of office and perpetrating multiple counts of technical malversation and corruption of public officials."

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‘P-Noy fate over DAP better in Congress than SC’ [Published Philippine Star - 3 hours ago]
Palace downplays criticism [Published Philippine Star - 3 hours ago]
SC defers ruling on Palace appeal on DAP [Published Philippine Star - 3 hours ago]
Emergency powers for Aquino? Critic warns of da... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 3 hours ago]
Uphold Constitution, CBCP urges govt [Published Manila Times - 7 hours ago]
Petilla answers critics of proposed emergency p... [Published ABS-CBN News - 9 hours ago]
Impeachment rap vs. Aquino filed [Published Philippine Online Chronicles - 10 hours ago]
SC ready for round 2 on DAP [Published ABS-CBN News - 10 hours ago]
Unfazed Palace trusts Congress on impeachment r... [Published Philippine Star - 11 hours ago]
Anti-DAP petitioners ordered to comment on gove... [Published Interaksyon - 11 hours ago]
Anti-pork group files impeachment complaint aga... [Published Kicker Daily News - 13 hours ago]
Anti-DAP petitioners told to comment on gov’t’s... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 13 hours ago]
Group prefers amending EPIRA over PNoy emergenc... [Published GMA News Online - 15 hours ago]
Group prefers amending EPIRA to head off 2015 c... [Published GMA News Online - 15 hours ago]
Palace trusts Congress to do what’s right [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
Protests mount vs Philippine president [Published Asia News Network - 18 hours ago]
Impeach raps filed vs Aquino [Published Tempo - 20 hours ago]
BRIDGES: Making a game out of the impeachment p... [Published Panay News - 21 hours ago]
3 lawmakers endorse impeach raps vs Noy [Published Philippine Star - Jul 21 2014]
Protests mount vs Aquino [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 21 2014]
Petilla to Aquino: Declare power... [Published Rappler - Jul 21 2014]
Impeachment complaint vs. P-Noy filed [Published Spot.ph - Jul 21 2014]
Impeachment complaint filed vs. Aquino [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
Complainants call DAP one big ‘pork barrel’ of ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 21 2014]
2 more impeachment vs PNoy to follow, this time... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 21 2014]
Filed: First valid impeach complaint vs Aquino [Published Rappler - Jul 21 2014]
Anti-pork groups file impeachment complaint vs ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 21 2014]
Impeach complaint filed vs P-Noy [Published Interaksyon - Jul 21 2014]
Militants to file impeach complaint vs Noy today [Published Philippine Star - Jul 20 2014]
Groups divided on how to deal with power crisis [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 20 2014]
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