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Makabayan bloc announces candidacy of Zarate for House Speaker

Posted on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 04:51 PM | No Comments
The Makabayan bloc has formally announced the candidacy of Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate as speaker of the House of Representatives. Zarate is the 6th congressman to express interest in...

Makabayan bloc wants probe on death of 14 in Negros Oriental

Posted on Thursday, 4 April 2019 07:34 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Makabayan Bloc wants the House of Representatives to probe the killing of 14 farmers during a police operation in Negros Oriental on Saturday (March 30)....

Makabayan bloc to file TRO in SC vs Chico River Irrigation project

Posted on Friday, 29 March 2019 07:48 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Makabayan bloc will challenge the legality of the loan agreement between the Philippine government and China for the P4.3 billion Chico River Irrigation project. The...

Makabayan bloc to question martial extension before SC

Posted on Friday, 14 December 2018 08:37 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc plan to elevate to the Supreme Court the third extension of martial law in Mindanao which Congress approved on Wednesday. The...

Sara Duterte calls for expulsion of Makabayan bloc from Lower House

Posted on Monday, 8 October 2018 06:57 PM | No Comments
  In her social media post, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said that the Makabayan bloc should be expelled from the House of Representatives. The mayor slammed the party-list system...

Makabayan solons deny ‘Red October’ destab plot

Posted on Thursday, 27 September 2018 01:16 PM | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines —House Makabayan lawmakers admit they will be mounting a massive rally next month, but denied that it has to do with alleged plots to overthrow the...

Duterte’s E.O. on importation, a threat to local farmers — Makabayan bloc solons

Posted on Thursday, 13 September 2018 11:44 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Members of the House Makabayan bloc have expressed their concerns about the possible impact of the executive order, that seeks to simplify the process of food importation,...

Makabayan bloc joins LP solons in a battle for House minority

Posted on Monday, 30 July 2018 06:27 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Three groups emerged as contenders in the ongoing “minority squabble” in the House of Representatives following the sudden change in the House leadership. Liberal Party...

Makabayan Bloc seeks probe on alleged Chinese influence in Marawi rehab works

Posted on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 01:16 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Opposition congressmen want to probe ongoing rehabilitation works in Marawi City. On Wednesday, representatives from the Makabayan bloc filed a resolution seeking for an investigation into...

Makabayan bloc pushes for P750 national minimum wage

Posted on Monday, 28 May 2018 01:36 PM | No Comments
    QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Makabayan bloc on Monday, May 28, filed a bill that seeks to increase the daily minimum wage of workers to P715. Bayan Muna...