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February 24, 2015

Bayan Muna Reps. Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate today called on the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) as well as the telecommunications companies to make all the text messages and calls even the locations of those involved in the Mamasapano operations especially Pres. Benigno Simeon Aquino III, Gen. Allan Purisima, Gen. Getulla Napenas, the SAF commandos and the others from December 1, 2014 to January 27, 2015 be made available to the public.

Group says government policy of deregulation and privatization to blame

February 22, 2015

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares today called on Pres. Benigno Simeon Aquino III to step in and stop the triple whammy of price hikes that will hit the public. There is an impending oil, water and power rate hikes starting this week and would be another burden for Filipino consumers.

Water Rate Hike

Calling it the “height of insensitivity that which will create havoc on the lives”  of Metro Manila residents, Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate strongly condemned the looming water rate hikes  of  Maynilad  and Manila Water  as a result of the recent decision of the International Chamber of Commerce favoring the two MWSS concessionaires.

“Walang dapat sisihin dito kundi yung ipinatutupad na policy of deregulation, privatization at liberalisasyon ng Aquino administration. This is the real culprit and the root cause of all these price hikes”, Rep. Zarate said.

Rep. Neri Colmenares in Interview

Claims House hearing fruitful and unearthed new leads and substantial information

Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares today urged members of the House to continue the Mamasapano hearings considering that the first hearing managed to unearth new information on the issue.

Teddy Casiño in Interview

A big stumbling block to the “P-Noy Resign” call is the anxiety of what comes after.

Some balk at the idea of Vice President Jejomar Binay taking over. On the other hand, there are those who are afraid that the effort to remove President Aquino might lead to either a military junta or a communist dictatorship. Faced with these two options, many would rather just wait for him to step down in 2016. “Pagtiisan na lang natin (Let’s bear with him till then), “they’d say.