Anti-pork Rally

Militants march through the major thoroughfares in Davao City on Monday (July 28, 2014) as President Aquino delivers his State of the Nation Address in Congress. MindaNews photo

UCCP bishops to PNoy: Repent or resign

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – With his credibility “gravely tarnished by the Disbursement Acceleration Program,” President Aquino’s only option is either to repent or resign, eight bishops of the United… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Panic attack!

Note: Secret letter of Gigi-you-know-who to Tanda-you-know-who. Dear Tanda, er, lover boy, Where are thou? I thought magkakatabi lang ang selda, este, rooms natin pero bakit parang you’re so near… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Tanda’s Secret

Ang big-time nga kawatan maulaw sa binuhatan labi na kung ikaw idaran dili ganahan makantiyawan pero kay sapian dali rang maka-demand ug kay gamhanan dili puwedi picturan mao ni nahitabo… »

SC decision declaring DAP unconstitutional hailed

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/01 July) – Progressive groups in Mindanao today lauded the Supreme Court decision declaring the Disbursement Acceleration Program unconstitutional and urged that all those behind it should be… »

WORM’S EYEVIEW: Be vigilant: Billions out there can wreak havoc to society!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/30 June) — Between the pilfered pork barrel funds and the disbursement accelerated releases that are now in the hands of the traditional politicos—trapos—or salted away… »

WORM’S EYEVIEW: Plunder is the result of poor voter judgment

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/27 June) — It’s preposterous the way our officials and the bureaucracy they control continue to misbehave; and ridiculous that traditional politicians—trapos!—carry on with their corrupt… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Pogi’s new movie

Senatong Pogi’s fone rings. Pogi : Hello, sino ‘to? O, mader! Nakita mo ba drama ko? ‘nong tingin nyo? Mader Lily:: Tumpak! Galing mo. May pa-teary eyed ka pa. Pogi… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Defense, defense

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/22 June) – How will the senators and other lawmakers who have been charged with graft and/or plunder in relation to the pork barrel scam defend themselves at… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Selective justice

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 June) — It took almost a year since the P10-billion pork barrel scam became staple political stuff for the Ombudsman to file graft and plunder charges against… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Ba-bye Panday

Sa imong speech gahapon daghan nag-ingon usik-usik lang sa panahon pero sige lang kay goodbye naman unta forever na lang busa lagiii, nag-action star ka na lang pa-ambak-ambak, pa-dagan-dagan libre… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Arestuhin!

Di gyud ko musupak kung arestuhin ang tulo ka senatong panahon na gyud na sila mobalintong bisan unsaon nila pagpa-cute sa ilang nawong Tingog sa Suba: Arestuhin! by Ramon Jorge… »

COMMENT: A Matter of Credibility

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 30, 2014 – Lawyer Bruce Rivera has done an excellent job in letting Janet Lim-Napoles take the offensive in the PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) or… »


Makaulit na ning Pdaf scandal nganong di naman gyud kasohan ning mga garapal gikapoy na ta og paminaw mura na man ni’g gikuraw kalami ni sila isulod sa baril ug… »

ADVOCACY MINDANOW: Duterte: “I don’t want to go to jail!”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 May) — While several sectors are encouraging Mayor Rody Duterte to run for Philippine president, he has a way of saying: “THANKS, BUT NO THANKS!” His reason:… »

COMMENT: After Almost a Year, Still All Sounds

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 23, 2014 – The PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) or pork barrel scam erupted ten months ago. To be exact, the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) exposed… »

WORM’S EYEVIEW: Governing without sense of propriety

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/10 May) — The pork barrel scam is an object lesson on what happens when high officials blur the line between the functions of the three… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: PNoy: Graft buster or just another trapo?

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/03 January) – Riding on the crest of sympathy that followed the death of his mother, President Corazon C. Aquino, Benigno S. Aquino III became the fifteenth president… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Super typhoon Miriam

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/07 November) — Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago started by training her guns at alleged pork barrel scam Janet Lim-Napoles, but ended up hitting her colleague, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile,… »

Davao lawyers want pork, DAP abolished

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 Oct.) — Lawyers’ groups in the city joined calls for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). In a forum… »


MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/05 Oct.) – Getting rid of the national budget of the pork barrel is not only good for the public funds. It can also restore some health to… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Ug sila Nanagan

Abra ka dabra! mga akusado nanglupad na dili na makit-an, nanago na kinsa naman la’y kasohan? apan sige lang nia pa man mga senador ug tongressman siyaro’g mosibat pa dakong… »

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