Confirm Sec. Judy Taguiwalo, agent of change under Duterte admin – Anakpawis

Manila, Philippines – On the day of Commission on Appointments’ (CA) deliberation on the appointment Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, Anakpawis Party-list Representative Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao urged commission members to seriously consider her accomplishments and decisively confirm her to the post.

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  • “It would take more than the Brigada Eskwela to answer public school system deficiencies” – Solon

    ACT Teachers Representative France Castro pointed out that the Department of Education’s annual Brigada Eskwela is an outright admission of the lack of budget given to education, with teachers, parents and students being made to clean schools and pay for tables and chairs, electric fans, curtains, lockers, and other facilities.

  • Año will make the country of, enforced disappearances, massacres, rights abuses – Anakpawis

    Manila, Philippines – Anakpawis Party-list Representative Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao expressed wariness over the growing number of former military officials appointed to cabinet posts, with the latest, former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Roy Cimatu as Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary, and current AFP Chief Major General Eduardo Año as Department of Interior and Local Government secretary when he retires from the military on October.

  • On 10th ID spox dare to file charges: Read about reign of impunity

    Manila, Philippines – In reaction to the statement of the spokesperson of the 10th Infantry Division of the Philippines Army Captain Rhyan Batchar, daring Anakpawis Party-list Representative Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao to file charges against soldiers involved with extra-judicial killings of farmers in Compostela Valley, the lawmakers dared him to read about reign of impunity.