AngKoalisyong Makabayan ng Bayan ay isang partido sa Pilipinas. Ito ay pinangungunahan ni Danding Cojuangco. Kinabibilangan ito ni Francis Escudero at Loren Legarda.
The Nationalist People's Coalition or NPC is a conservative political party in the Philippines, founded in 1992 by then presidential candidate Eduardo Cojuangco, Jr.
As the build-up to the 2010 presidential elections progresses, there are talks that Escudero has been given the nod of the party leaders as its standard-bearer, with Legarda being his running-mate, although the latter said that she won't settle for any other position than the presidency. Escudero further stressed that he will not entertain any possible alliance with the Arroyo administration forces, thus beleaguering ...
Most senior officials of the Nationalist People’s Coalition want Senator Manuel Villar to be the party’s presidential candidate in the 2010 elections based on a straw balloting among members of the party’s national executive committee, party insiders revealed Friday.
The completion of the straw vote toughen earlier reports that Sen. Loren Legarda, the NPC’s vice presidential bet, is set to team up with Villar as a result of the departure of Sen. Francis Escudero, previously the NPC’s presumptive standard bearer, from the party.
It also put an end to ...
While they voted in 2009 against the impeachment of Ombudsman, they made a complete turnaround this time
MANILA, Philippines – The impeachment complaints against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez have no leg to stand on. This was the stand of Isabela Rep. Giorgidi Aggabao as early as last year when the complaints were filed with the House of Representatives.
But he sang a different tune at the plenary on March 21. That night, he voted yes to Gutierrez’s impeachment.
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... sa nabakanteng pwesto sa Sanguniang Panlalawigan
Gitakdang magtagbo ang mga sakop sa Nationalist Coalition party kon NPC haron pagpili kon kinsa ang mohulip sa pwesto nga nabakante.
Sumala ni kongresista George Arnaiz kinsa maoy senior member sa NPC dinhi sa probinsya nagkanayon wala pa siya makadesider kon kinsa ang ihulip gumikan nga Kinahanglan pa sila ngamag-meeting sa partido.
Matud niya ila una nga hulaton nga mapahimutang sa pahulay nga dayon si Gobernador Agustin Perdices una magtagbo ang mga sakop sa partido.
Sa kasamtangan duha ka pwesto sa Sanguniang Panlalawigan ang ...
PH pleading to ITLOS Malacañang said the Philippines is pushing through with arbitration despite China’s renewed call for bilateral talks. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said China’s latest statement, rejecting the Philippine protest on the water cannon attack against Filipino fishermen “is nothing new.” “Essentially, it was a reiteration of the nine-dash line over the West Philippine Sea, as well as the adjacent waters,” Valte told Palace reporters yesterday. The country’s “memorial” or written pleading to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) was already being drafted, according to Valte. “I think we have already made a solid case before the international community,” she said, pointing out that other countries have lauded the path of arbitration that the Philippines has chosen. It will be recalled that Chinese Embassy spokesperson Zhang Hua rejected the Philippine protest alleging Filipino fishermen were attacked by China’s Coast Guard with
Politics not behind graft raps vs Bulacan gov THE complainant in the multimillion-peso plunder and graft charges against Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado and six other officials dismissed allegations that he is a political dummy. Antonio Manganti, a rebel returnee and the complainant in the case, belittled statement of the governor that there are politicians behind in the filing of the case and it is a form of political harassment. “Huwag magturo! Kung walang katotohanan ang COA report, idemanda nila ang COA,” Manganti said. Manganti challenged the governor to explain not only the unliquidated cash but every misuse of funds as stated in the COA Audit Report. Manganti was an alumni of Bulacan State University (BSU). He was a former president of the Student Supreme Council of BSU, a former member of League of the Filipino students, and also a former member of the National Union of Students of the Philippines. Manganti became an adviser of the different employees and trade unions in Bulacan before he joined the CPP-NPA in
SC order allowing BOC to seize rice shipment helps drive vs smuggling—group DAVAO CITY, Philippines – An agriculture industry group lauded the Supreme Court for stopping the Davao court injunction against the Bureau of Customs’ seizure of a rice shipment that did not have an import permit.
Rosendo So, Abono party-list chair and president of the group Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura, called the Supreme Court ruling a “step in the right direction,” to “bolster the government's campaign against rice smuggling.”
Bureau of Customs (BoC) Davao Port district collector Ernesto Aradanas, however, informed his staff he would not issue a statement until after getting a copy of the Supreme Court ruling.
“This is a ...Keep on reading: SC order allowing BOC to seize rice shipment helps drive vs smuggling—group
UAE delegation eyes PH for investment opportunities MANILA, Philippines - United Arab Emirates (UAE), one of the world's wealthiest countries, is looking for investment opportunities in the Philippines and has also invited Filipino businessmen to come to UAE to look at opportunities there.
"[For] a lot of us, this is our first time here in the Philippines. It's an excellent opportunity to explore the potential of investment in the Philippines," Sultan Bin Saeed Al-Mansouri, UAE economic minister, said after a meeting with Vice-President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Al-Mansouri was with a delegation from various UAE industries, particularly petrochemicals, real estate and malls, and attended a forum Tuesd...Keep on reading: UAE delegation eyes PH for investment opportunities