“It’s not God who was absent or was somewhere else when Yolanda struck. It was the Aquino administration that was and still is nowhere to be felt, found or seen by our hapless kababayans (fellow Filipinos),” said Davao-based lawmaker, Atty. Carlos Isagani Zarate of Bayan Muna Partylist.
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Theatre actress, singer Monique Wilson is joined by women rights advocates in Davao to promote the One Billion Rising (OBR) global movement to end violence against women and girls (VAW). Wilson announced that the OBR 2014 will focus on calling for justice for victims of violence from sexual to political and economic violence. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
“They say there is no more pork or PDAF but why are congressmen and senators allowed to determine projects worth P 24 million? The mere fact that legislators each have P24M of hard projects practically at their disposal and there is no semblance of realignment on the president’s allocation, so far, is proof that the pork barrel still exists,” said Gabriela Partylist Representative Luzviminda Ilagan.
Women protesters oppose Aquino’s private-public partnership which is threatening Davao’s Southern Philippine Medical Association and denying them affordable health service (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L. Saligumba).