Bayan Muna to sue Manila Water over water supply woes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:57:53 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The militant group Bayan Muna  on Friday said it will sue Manila Water Co. Inc. over the water supply crisis and stressed that the “mere resignation” of its chief operating officer (COO) cannot ease the “anguish and inconvenience they caused to their costumers.”

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‘Thanks, but why spare Palace, Senate pork?’

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:21:04 +0000

‘Thanks, but why spare Palace, Senate pork?’

MANILA, Philippines — Progressive party-list groups on Tuesday welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s veto on House insertions in the 2019 spending law, but they remained skeptical on why he kept intact billions-worth of alleged pork insertions by senators. Bayan Muna and ACT Teachers party-list warned that the president’s veto should not be an immediate cause for […]

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PNP chief hits Colmenares for claiming gov’t forces abducted supporters

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:47:14 +0000

PNP chief General Oscar Albayalde on Monday denied the accusation of Bayan Muna chairman Neri Colmenares that government forces abducted two of his group’s supporters.

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Colmenares, Gutoc: Decline in poverty incidence ‘unrealistic’

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 03:23:01 +0000

Colmenares, Gutoc: Decline in poverty incidence ‘unrealistic’

Makabayan senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares vowed to push for a law that would redefine poverty in a “truthful and realistic manner.”

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Collusion to hike rates seen in Luzon power shutdowns

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 21:32:41 +0000

Collusion to hike rates seen in Luzon power shutdowns

Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares and Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday urged an investigation of the simultaneous shutdowns

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Sue cops, Palace tells kin of slain Negros farmers

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 23:27:52 +0000

Sue cops, Palace tells kin of slain Negros farmers

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Tuesday said the families of 14 farmers from Negros Oriental province whom police allegedly shot down in cold blood last month should bring charges against the policemen involved, giving assurance that President Ridrugi Duterte would neither allow police brutality nor tolerate police abuse.

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Bayan Muna hits Duterte’s threat  on habeas corpus, revolutionary gov’t

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 14:32:04 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to suspend the writ of habeas corpus and install a revolutionary government are his reactions to critics of his administration and a video linking his son to the drug trade, Bayan Muna leaders said on Friday.

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Colmenares: If gov’t doesn’t act on West PH Sea, we will

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 04:02:54 +0000

Colmenares: If gov’t doesn’t act on West PH Sea, we will

Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares is calling on groups and personalities to join protest movements against the Chinese occupation of the WPS.

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Bayan Muna threatens to sue cops, soldiers in ‘massacre’ of 14 farmers

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:27:30 +0000

Bayan Muna threatens to sue cops, soldiers in ‘massacre’ of 14 farmers

MANILA, Philippines — Bayan Muna on Saturday threatened to file charges against the police officers and soldiers involved in what it called a “massacre” of 14 farmers, whom police said were killed in separate, legitimate operations in Negros Oriental. READ: 14 killed in PNP, Army operations vs loose firearms in Negros Oriental “We warn the police […]

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