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Asks Senate to file its counterpart bill

Rep. Carlos Zarate in an Interview

News Release
June 22, 2015

Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. Carlos Zarate said that the Armed Forces of the Philippines' (AFP) account of their killing of three people in the Paquibato District of Davao City was "unbelievable, and downright illogical."

Rep. Neri Colmenares in Interview at Congress

Says SSS should instead go after delinquent employers

News Release
June 23, 2015

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares today thumb down the proposal of the Social Security System (SSS) leadership to supposedly implement structural reforms to extend its fund life, including another increase in the contribution rate.

It is also looking at raising the statutory cap for SSS contributions.

Metro Rail Transit MRT

News Release
June 22, 2015

Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate described the excuse slips for delayed passengers due to MRT-3 glitches as an "absurd way to address the problems of our mass transit system."

"This response of the DOTC falls miserably short of the calls of commuters for a safe, convenient, and cheap transport system. Excuse letters for students and employees is a pathetic way of evading the real issue of why the MRT is becoming a massively unreliable mode of transport," Zarate said.

Metro Rail Transit MRT Train

Colmenares says they will file charges vs DOTC and Global-APT if MRT fare rollback is not done by July

News Release
June 19, 2015

Bayan Muna Reps. Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate today hit the questionable contractors that won the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) bidding for the different aspects of the operations and maintenance of the problematic rail system.