By TYRONE A. VELEZ Davao Today Davao City – Fed up with cases of over-speeding drivers of ‘uso-uso’ jeepneys (passenger…
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But groups, including those in the Ateneo de Davao University, said that revenue-sharing “is not the main issue but rather about empowerment of communities and local leaders”.
People’s initiatives, protests and public advocacy are three ways raised by Davao lawyers groups for the public to continue the anti-corruption and anti-pork campaigns launched by various groups all over the country.
Zarate said that while the Constitution allows the President to realign savings based on the approved budget items, he said that the DAP “created new projects not allocated in the General Appropriations and therefore must be approved by Congress.”
“We want to have these pictures taken by children themselves, so we can show the existence of child labor in this city awarded as a child-friendly city. We want to show the hardship and hazard of children exposing to survival at their young age,” said Tacang.
She said the Aquino administration has resorted to giving an old mechanisms a new name that does not guarantee transparency.
Librado-Trinidad said this situation, where elite politicians are infighting among themselves, leaves people no choice but to intensify their protests.
“I believe our fight against corruption and bureaucrat capitalism must intensify as no one can effectively carry out this fight but us,” she said.
By TYRONE A. VELEZ Davao Today Davao City– The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region XI is seeking Php 1 billion…
Radio commentator Dodong Solis said this is the first time the mayor “mellowed down” from his tough position against US intervention because of the American government’s “arm twisting to get what they want.”
In House Resolution 302, Bayan Muna asked the committee on peace, reconciliation and unity to investigate whether or not the government terminated the tripartite review of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement with the MNLF, which claimed that this provoked their members to march into Zamboanga City on September 9.