By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective When Kabataan Partylist Rep. Sarah Elago questioned Budget Sec. Benjamin Diokno about the absence of any allocation for free tuition in state universities and colleges (SUCs), the response was that it would cost P100 billion and the government could not afford it. But Secretary Diokno also added: “College education benefits…
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Marjohara Tucay of Kabataan Partylist was seriously injured in a car accident on Jan. 31 in Suralah, South Cotabato province.
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“There is a need for us to express alarm, since this oppressive policy – which has already been the subject of congressional debates in the past – remains largely in place.”
“Where did these funds go? Why are these funds unliquidated? Clearly, there is something fishy going on.”
“We dare the Senate to outdo itself and act to defend our sovereignty.”
QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino *Mensaheng binigkas sa pambansang kumbensiyon ng Kabataan Partylist noong Setyembre 28, 2015 Natutuwa po ako at mukhang maraming bagong mukha sa araw na ito; ibig sabihin, bukod sa tumanda at gumradweyt na ang aming batch, ay patuloy ang pagdami ng kasapian ng Kabataan Partylist (KPL). Natutuwa din po ako na makita…
“Is the AFP trying to play catch-up with the horrid human rights record of the previous administration?”
“The Philippine economy has not developed despite rising foreign investments because domestic economic policy has been biased for foreign investors at the expense of long-run national development.” – Ibon Foundation