"What is a minesweeper doing there in the first place?" was the question posed by partylist Rep. Teddy Casiño on Monday as reports revealed the US Navy's uncooperative actions towards the Tubbataha Reef park rangers.
The senatorial candidate said he did not understand why, based on reports by Tubbataha Protected Area Management Board head Angelique Songco, the USS Guardian's ship commander would "deploy personnel into battle position," forcing park rangers to back off when the latter merely attempted to survey the damage and offer help.
Submitted by makabayan national on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 08:24
Commemorating Crispin "Ka Bel" Beltran's birth anniversary, Partylist Rep. Teddy Casiño today declared that Ka Bel, a true servant of the people, should be emulated by all.
“Si Ka Bel, ang isa sa mga masasabing tunay na lingkod ng mamamayan. Inialay niya ang kanyang buhay sa paglilingkod sa bayan - mula sa pagdepensa sa bansa mula sa mga Hapon, hanggang sa pakikibaka sa lansangan at Kongreso. Hindi niya tinalikuran, ni pinabayaan ang interes ng mas nakararami,” said the solon at Ka Bel's birth anniversary celebration at Plaza Miranda.
Submitted by makabayan national on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 06:48
Refund consumers first before talking of new charges. - Party list Rep. Teddy Casiño today questioned the planned power rate increase of the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) to raise P140 billion worth of universal charges for stranded debts and contract costs from all grid-connected power consumers early next year.
Submitted by makabayan national on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 08:24
Partylist Rep. Teddy Casiño expressed his apprehension on the Court of Appeals (CA) decision on the Gerry Ortega murder case and chided the lawyer of the fugitives Reyes brothers to stop misinforming the public on the CA ruling.
The Court of Appeals acting on the petition filed by Mario Reyes, the court said Justice Secretary Leila De Lima committed grave abuse of discretion when she created the second panel of investigators through Department Order 710 despite the existence of a first panel that recommended the dismissal of murder case against the Reyes brothers.
Submitted by makabayan national on Sun, 12/02/2012 - 00:00
Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Gabriela, Kabataan and Act Teachers parties denounce the attack of An-Waray, Ako Bicol and Anad against Bayan Muna, Bayan and Kontra Daya as cheap diversionary and retaliatory tactics of fake, marginalized party list groups.
Submitted by makabayan national on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 04:07