Posts by tag: pork barrel

5 years ago

“First time mo?”

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“First time mo?”

Many participants in Davao’s Million People March were first-timers and found the march-rally ‘inspiring’ and ‘educational.’

5 years ago

[Suara Miskin] Pork is Haram in Islam

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[Suara Miskin] Pork is Haram in Islam

I have yet to see and hear in the media a Moro politician speak openly for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)or commonly called Pork Barrel. Since this debate raged on in Congress, the Moro politicians have been silent about PDAF. Worse, some sang the initial tune of President Benigno Aquino III and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte – that is in defense of the pork.

5 years ago

SISTERS IN MINDANAO DO THE SELFIE PROTEST

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These nuns do their selfie protest against the pork barrel and other issues in Mindanao during the Sisters’ Association in Mindanao (SAMIN) 30th anniversary Congress last August 23 to 25 in Benedictine Sisters’ Retreat House in Ulas. Some 80 SAMIN nuns will join Monday’s nationwide protests against the pork barrel system. (contributed photo by SAMIN)

5 years ago

Barefoot run to chase off pork

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Barefoot run to chase off pork

Davao journalists are leading the call for Davao’s version of the one-million people march against pork on August 26 to call for the abolition of the pork barrel or the now infamous Priority Development Assistance Fund or PDAF.

5 years ago

[PRINTS & TRACES] A Legacy of TRAPO

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[PRINTS & TRACES] A Legacy of TRAPO

A blind musician, Willie, who was a student of the Davao School for the Blind, visited me the other day. He is a good musician, as he could play the guitar, keyboard and could sing. He played the guitar for the theme song of a film I wrote two years ago, which was beautifully sung by his classmate Gaga.