The Department of Justice is setting up pork barrel queen Janet Lim Napoles as an instrument to implicate officials from the Aquino administration by admitting her as a state witness under the Witness Protection Program.
Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin
Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin on Sunday said the Supreme Court justices who pressured Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to take an indefinite leave of absence were similar to “a pack of wolves smelling blood.”
Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin on Wednesday said President Rodrigo Duterte showed his “insecurity and contempt for press freedom” when he ordered Rappler reporter Pia Ranada banned from Malacañang.
Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin described President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to stop academic study by foreign countries on Philippine Rise, or Benham Rise, as part of his “usual squid tactics.”
Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin said the proposal to extend martial law in Mindanao beyond 2017 does not have enough basis in the absence of an actual rebellion or insurrection.
Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin urged President Rodrigo Duterte to focus his government’s attention to local infrastructure building instead of just the mega projects under his “Build-Build-Build” program.