Akbayan voices solidarity with the Japanese people

Akbayan Representative Walden Bello today led a “solidarity delegation” to the Japanese Embassy here in the Philippines to express the Filipino people’s deepest sympathies to the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit their country. The delegation also sought a dialogue with Embassy officials to get updates regarding the conditions of Filipinos in … Continue reading

$1B Appro for Bataan Nuke Plant to go to the administration’s campaign kitty

AKBAYAN Representative and deputy minority leader Risa Hontiveros revealed today that the proposed $1 billion appropriation for the rehabilitation of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant will most likely be used to finance the administration’s 2010 campaign. “Malaki ang paghihinala namin na ang $1 bilyong pondong ito ay gagamitin para sa darating na eleksyon,” she said. … Continue reading