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  Palace belittles Reporma's split - Oct. 12, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Reporma party aligns with Guingona (Oct. 11, 2003)
Presidential spokesperson Ignacio Bunye Saturday said the breakaway of Reporma from PPC would have slight, not significant effect, on the administration coalition formed during the 2001 senatorial elections.
Reporma's secretary general Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas announced the breakaway Friday, saying the party would be aligning with Vice President Teofisto Guingona who earlier bolted from the ruling Lakas party.
www.inq7.net /brk/2003/oct/12/brkpol_2-1.htm   (218 words)

 Reporma party aligns with Guingona - Oct. 11, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A WEEK after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo announced her decision to seek a full term in 2004, the tiny Reporma political party on Friday bolted the pro-administration People Power Coalition, saying it was aligning itself with the causes championed by Vice President Teofisto Guingona.
Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas, Reporma's secretary general, made the announcement at a press conference called by Guingona, fueling speculations that the breakaway may be the beginning of the "third force" that Guingona alluded to when he himself bolted the ruling Lakas-CMD last week.
The militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan which is loath to support the President or whoever her opposition opponent would be in 2004, has urged Guingona and Senator Loren Legarda, another breakaway administration politician, to form a third force that would present an alternative to the people.
www.inq7.net /nat/2003/oct/11/nat_2-1.htm   (375 words)

 Sun.Star Davao - Reporma might support GMA in 2004 polls: Sebastian
DESPITE its recent decision to bolt from the People's Power Coalition (PPC), the Reporma party might still support President Arroyo in her bid to run for the presidency in the 2004 elections.
In a telephone interview Sunday evening, Reporma president Roberto Sebastian clarified that Reporma's bolting from PPC does not necessarily mean they no longer have confidence in Arroyo.
Reporma has about 500 elected member officials all over the country making the party still a force to reckon with.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/dav/2003/10/15/news/reporma.might.support.gma.in.2004.polls.sebastian.html   (221 words)

 Renato de Villa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In December that year, Ramos chose Jose de Venecia as the official candidate of the party.
De Villa bolted the party and formed his own party called Partido ng Demokratikong Reporma (Democratic Reform Party) and formed an alliance with Lapiang Manggagawa (Labor Organization).
He chose Pangasinan Governor Oscar Orbos as his running mate and brought rebel members of Lakas to his party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Renato_de_Villa   (585 words)

 Sun.Star Manila - De Villa quits as presidential adviser
REPORMA chairman Renato De Villa Monday resigned from the Cabinet as adviser on strategic concerns, following his decision to support the Presidential bid of former Education Sec.
"When my political party, the Reporma, disengaged itself from the PPC when she announced her candidacy as the Lakas candidate, it became incompatible for me to become a Presidential adviser and at the same time," he said.
De Villa said Reporma, Aksyon and Promdi have now formed the "Alyansa ng Pag-asa" which would have a secretariat and headquarters in Quezon City.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/man/2003/11/25/news/de.villa.quits.as.presidential.adviser.html   (365 words)

 Chavez vs Comelec : 162731-32 : April 13, 2004 : Atty. Puno : En Banc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
, REPORMA, represented by its President, Renato S. de Villa, filed with the COMELEC a Petition seeking the cancellation of petitioner's COC and his disqualification as a candidate for senator.
They were joined by REPORMA in their petition.
REPORMA, ASKYON DEMOKRATIKO, and PROMDI filed with the COMELEC En Banc a Motion to Strike Out Petitioner's Notice of Appeal and/or Motion for Reconsideration.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /resolutions/enbanc/2004/apr/162731_32.htm   (1695 words)

 April 29, 1998  news updates
Miriam Defensor-Santiago (PRP) and former defense secretary Renato de Villa (Reporma) said despite claims that the gathering last Saturday was a religious rally of the Jesus is Lord movement, the affair featured and endorsed De Venecia.
A furious Renato de Villa yesterday accused a priest and Church-based organizations of using the ongoing talks for the creation of the so-called third force as a "predetermined" effort to install Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim as its standard-bearer.
Because of this, De Villa, standard-bearer of Reporma, declared he was backing out of the talks and pursuing his candidacy through the party he formed.
members.tripod.com /~chapelnet_2/april29news.htm   (883 words)

In a joint statement, former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña, president of the Probinsiya Muna Development Initiative (Promdi), and former Defense Secretary Renato de Villa, chairman of Reporma, announced that they would like the former education secretary to be the standard-bearer of the People Power Coalition (PPC) now that Mrs.
Promdi and Reporma are both members of the PPC, the broad coalition that helped topple President Joseph Estrada in January 2001 and installed Mrs.
"Since 1998, Promdi, Reporma and Ak-syon Demokratiko have worked together to uphold principled leadership, regional and provincial development, people empowerment, rule of law and equal opportunity for all," Osmeña and De Villa said in the statement.
www.newsflash.org /2003/01/hl/hl017268.htm   (984 words)

 LAKAS-CMD TO GROW STRONGER WITH LOOMING ALLIANCES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Bunye added that the President will try to meet with the groups maintaining an open stance and explain to them her reasons for reversing her Dec. 30 decision not to seek a fresh mandate.
Reporma officials announced last Friday they are rallying behind Guingona, who resigned as Lakas president last week, though they had announced last year they will support the presidential candidacy of former education secretary Raul Roco.
While a Lakas official said Reporma bolted from PPC due to local politics in Batangas, other sources said Reporma’s decision was part of the seemingly increasing cooperation among Reporma, Roco’s Aksyon Demokratiko party and the Probinsiya Muna Development Initiative (Promdi) party of former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña.
www.newsflash.org /2003/05/hl/hl018981.htm   (515 words)

 Asian Journal Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
SIX days before he is expected to be officially proclaimed presidential candidate by his supporters in a convention, Raul Roco has yet to get a running mate and complete his senatorial lineup.
At the formal launching Monday of his alliance with his former rivals in the presidential race, Renato de Villa of the Reporma Party and Emilio Osmeña of the Promdi Party, Roco said he had a "short list" of nominees for his running mate.
The Reporma, Promdi and Aksyon Demokratiko have called themselves the "alliance of hope." They have also referred to themselves as constituting a "third force" to be reckoned with in the May elections after the administration and opposition tickets.
www.asianjournal.com /cgi-bin/view_info.cgi?code=00002165&category=NW   (626 words)

 DAILY STAR People & Events
Called the Convention of Hope, the Aksyon delegates will be joined by allied delegates from the PROMDI and Reporma parties, Roco political supporters from the 8th Congress as well as representatives from 25 Roco-for-President volunteer organizations, the press release said.
PROMDI, headed by former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña and Reporma, headed by defense secretary Renato de Villa, are the main political allies of Aksyon Demokratiko.
More volunteer and political groups are expected to announce their support for Roco who is a consistent leader in the presidential polls, the press release added.
www.visayandailystar.com /2003/November/13/people.htm   (308 words)

 Bacaraman vs COMELEC : 148153 : November 18, 2003 : Atty. Puno : En Banc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In petitioner's case, he was officially nominated by "PPC REPORMA." While Junaid was also "nominated" by said party, the nomination came only on
Consequently he could not be substituted by petitioner, a nominee of REPORMA, since the law requires that the candidate to be substituted and the substitute should come from the same party.
While REPORMA and LAKAS-NUCD are members of the "People Power Coalition," they cannot be considered as one and the same party, not having been registered as such for purposes of the
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /resolutions/enbanc/2003/ENov/148153.htm   (1122 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Following in the footsteps of Renato de Villa's Reporma party, Raul Roco's Aksyon Demokratiko and the Promdi party of former Cebu Gov. Emilio "Lito" Osmeña yesterday also severed their ties with the People Power Coalition (PPC).
De Villa's Reporma party bolted from the PPC last week.
Roco said President Arroyo turned her back not only on her party and coalition members but on the Filipino people as well when she backtracked on her Dec. 30 declaration that she will not seek the presidency in next year's elections.
www.radiopinoyusa.com /matanglawin/ml-10-15c-2003.html   (328 words)

 Presidential Management Staff
Presidential Response : Ang ipinaglalaban nating reporma ay sa pamamagitan ng demokrasya at hindi sa pamamagitan ng destabilisasyon para bumalik sa batas militar.
The present time calls for everyone to unite and show their nationalism and resolve for democracy and reform.
Ituloy natin ang ating pagkakaisa upang manatili ang demokrasya at magtagumpay ang reporma sa ating bansa hindi lamang para sa atin kundi para sa ating mga anak at sa mga susunod pang henerasyon.
www.op.gov.ph /pms/currentissues.asp?action=view&id=1392   (219 words)

 Solidarity Movement Storms EDSA; Will Form Transition Council
Some of them rain-soaked after a heavy downpour at the start of the protest, representatives of the organizations spearheading the alliance were presented to the crowd.
They included former Defense Secretary Renato de Villa of Reporma Party, Satur Ocampo representing the multi-sectoral group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) and Bayan Muna Party, Horacio “Boy” Morales of Partido ng Masang Pilipino, Loiue Sison of Bangon Pilipinas and Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay of the United Opposition (UNO).
They said the new broad alliance is united behind the ouster of Macapagal-Arroyo and the formation of a Transition Council immediately after the president is removed from office.
www.bayan.ph /story_of_the_week/storysept7-solidarity_movement.htm   (772 words)

 DAILY STAR: Top Stories
Renato de Villa, presidential adviser on strategic concerns, who also heads the Reporma Party, yesterday said he has endorsed Raul Roco as his nominee to be the presidential candidate of the People Power Coalition.
Lito Osmeña who heads PROMDI has endorsed Roco as his candidate, said de Villa, who was in Bacolod City, yesterday.
De Villa explained that the People Power Coalition composed of Reporma, Promdi, Aksyon Demokratiko of Roco and Arroyo was formed in Cebu on October 2000 before EDSA 2.
www.visayandailystar.com /2003/July/15/topstory7.htm   (219 words)

 The Party-List Election: Looking Back and Forward
These parties had held most of the seats in the House of Representatives for years.
Also included are the PMP, the party of the ousted president, Joseph Ejercito Estrada, and the other members of the ruling coalition of the Macapagal-Arroyo government: Promdi, Reporma, and Aksyon-Demokratiko.
By this show of electoral strength and popular support, Bayan Muna is on the road to becoming a significant player in national politics.
www.bulatlat.com /archive/016satur.htm   (1733 words)

Two opposing coalitions dominated the 2001 legislative and provincial elections: the People Power Coalition and the Puwersa ng Masa (Power of the Masses).
The People Power Coalition of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo included the Lakas ng EDSA (Power of EDSA)-National Union of Christian Democrats (Lakas-NUCD), the Partido Para sa Demokratikong Reporma (PDR), and two small parties.
In 2000 these parties had joined in what was known as the United Opposition against then-President Joseph Estrada, who was subsequently forced from office.
www.philippineembassy-usa.org /about/government.htm   (757 words)

Halimbawa ang samahan ng magsasaka na nagkakaisa sa reporma sa lupa, ano ang kinalaman ng RA-RJ dito?
Kapag nakuha ng demokratikong kaliwa ang kapangyarihan, palalakasin nito ang mga unyon ng mga manggagawa at mga samahan ng mamamayan, mga batas at patakarang tumutungo sa pagsasakamay ng istratehikong industriya sa pagmamay-ari at pamamahala ng mga manggagawa't mamamayan, reporma sa lupa habang ang karapatang magpahayag, karapatan sa paniniwala, atbp karapatang pantao ay ipapatupad.
Ngayon kung umaasa ka na may reporma sa lupa sa ganitong sistema, malamang na ipahamak mo ang mga magsasaka gaya nang ginawa nila lagman at reyes atbp sa mendiola massacre!
qc.indymedia.org /news/2004/05/651_comment.php   (17616 words)

 Winston Garcia is chief cause and promoter of corruption in GSIS -- Casiño : QC IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
“Ang tunay na reporma, dapat magsimula sa itaas.
“At di totoong reporma yung pagbabawas ng benepisyo o pagpapasa ng mga responsibilidad ng GSIS sa pribadong kumpanya gaya ng mga hungkag na reporma na sinasabi nitong si GMA crony na si Garcia.” ###
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qc.indymedia.org /print.php?id=3504   (429 words)

 PIA Issues Monitor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
President Arroyo yesterday awarded the presidential medal of merit and a P1-million check to International Boxing Federation (IBF) world bantamweight champion Manny Pacquaio following his victory against Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico.
Reporma president REnato de Villa yesterday resigned as Presidential Adviser for Strategic Concerns.
Aksyon Demokratiko, Reporma and Promdi yesterday formalized their alliance to boost former Sen. Raul Roco's bid for the presidency in the May 2004 elections.
www.pia.gov.ph /issues/2003/is031125.htm   (131 words)

 Trade Union Congress of the Philippines
Based on the Kampi document, the 236-member House is composed of 80 Lakas-CMD members; Kampi with 36; LP with 34; NPC with 33; Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino with 10; Nacionalista Party with six; Koalisyon ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino with three; and PDSP with one.
Aksyon Demokratiko Party, Kilusan ng Bagong Lipunan and Reporma each has one party member at the Lower House, while there are 16 party-list groups with 24 members.
Puno has poised a challenge to major House party leaders to also come out with their actual number of party members and corresponding party affiliations, the same thing what Kampi did.
tucp-ph.org /pmachine/comments.php?id=513_0_1_0_C   (467 words)

 Can't oust Arroyo without military support -- De Villa - August 05, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It was the military’s withdrawal of support to reigning regimes that dealt the final fatal blows during the bloodless people’s uprisings in 1986 and 2001.
"That's true, there will be no regime change unless the military and the police take action and side with the people," said De Villa whose Reporma party is part of the Solidarity movement, a broad coalition seeking Arroyo's removal from office.
Arroyo's foes have vowed to take their case to the streets after the House of Representatives on Tuesday killed off a bid to impeach the President on charges of vote fraud, corruption, and human rights violations.
news.inq7.net /common/print.php?index=1&story_id=49555&site_id=39   (609 words)

 Petron follows suit, ups own fuel prices
Pilipinas Shell, which effected similar increases the other day, and Caltex, said the price adjustments are due to the rising costs of crude oil in the world market brought about by the looming war in Iraq.
Meanwhile, transport groups in Cebu, the Alyansa sa Nagkahiusang Drayber-Operator Alang sa Reporma and the Southern Cebu Operators and Drivers Association, have petitioned the office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Manila to expedite the approval of their P1 fare hike in the minimum fare for jeepneys.
The Alyansa sa Nagkahiusang Drayber-Operator Alang sa Reporma and the Southern Cebu Operators and Drivers Association, Inc.
www.thefreeman.com /local/story-20030307-2852.html   (391 words)

 Another anti-Arroyo movement launched - August 05, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In a press conference at the Club Filipino, the movement said it would launch a series of protests, starting with a march from Greenhills, San Juan municipality to the People Power Monument on EDSA at 3 p.m.
Among the groups represented during the launch were the United Opposition (UNO), Reporma (Reform), Bangon Pilipinas (Arise Philippines), Bayan Muna (Nation First), and the Partido ng Masang Pilipino (Party of the Filipino Masses, PMP)).
Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay called on police not to block protesters coming from Makati who would join the rally at the People Power Monument.
news.inq7.net /common/print.php?index=1&story_id=49433&site_id=39   (242 words)

 YEHEY!News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Biazon lambasted his former presidential candidate, Raul Roco, who reportedly called him an “opportunist” for abandoning the Alyansa ng Pag-Asa several days after he had been adopted by the coalition.
Alyansa ng Pag-Asa comprises Roco’s Aksyon Demokratiko, Promdi of former governor Lito Osmeña of Cebu and Reporma of former executive secretary Renato de Villa.
Biazon said he accepted the invitation to join Roco’s camp, but felt more comfortable joining the Liberal Party, which supports President Arroyo.
news.yehey.com /news3.asp?i=62007&c=1   (503 words)

 Trade Union Congress of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
So now it’s clear they are still guessing on their actual or real numbers,” Puno said in a phone interview.
In the list that emanated from the Lakas-CMD camp, the tally was: Lakas-CMD with 83 members; NPC, 44; LP, 32; LDP, 9; Kampi, 21; Nacionalista Party, 6; PDP-Laban, 1; PDSP, 2; PMP, 3; KBL, 1; Reporma, 1; and Aksyon Demokratiko, 1.
Puno said there is a need to “clear the air” and do away with congressmen who claim affiliation with at least 2 parties.
tucp-ph.org /pmachine/comments.php?id=273_0_1_0_C   (327 words)

 Welcome To The Official Site of Akbayan Citizens' Action Party"
AKBAYAN members staged protest at the Department of the Agrarian Reform in Quezon City to protest the killing, as well as to demand the swift implementation of agrarian reform in Quezon and elsewhere in the country.
"Marami nang namatay sa paghihintay na maipatupad ang reporma sa lupa.
Sana umaksyon na ang gobyernong Arroyo bago madagdagan pa," said Llamas.
www.akbayan.org /press_release_032404.htm   (344 words)

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