January 25, 2010
DAVAO CITY – Exactly 104 days before election time, the ACT Teachers Partylist is set to intensify its own initiated voters’ education and basic poll automation training among teachers.
In a press conference held today, Prof. Myfel Paluga, regional coordinator of ACT Teachers Partylist, said that “the apparent ineptness of the Commission on Elections in providing the teachers with voters’ education and basic knowledge regarding poll automation is already causing panic among the teachers and the voting public in general.” Continue reading “Teachers group to intensify voters ed, basic poll automation training among teachers”
July 26, 2010
ACT Teachers Party-List Representative Antonio Tinio expressed dismay at pronouncements on economic policy made by President Benigno Cojuangco Aquino III in his State of the Nation Address this afternoon.
“In his SONA, President Aquino packaged himself as a ‘privatization president,’ presenting ‘Public-Private Partnerships’ as the cure-all for the country’s problems, such as infrastructure, delivery of social services, even national defense. Continue reading “PNoy will lead us on the path to greater poverty and underdevelopment”
(Originally posted on November 16, 2009)
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers today called on the Commission on Elections to address a number of issues faced by teachers serving in the 2010 national elections.
ACT national chairperson Antonio Tinio noted that around 400,000 teachers are going to be needed by COMELEC to serve in 80,000 precincts in next year’s polls. Continue reading “Teachers urge COMELEC to address election service issues”