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May 9, 2018



Kapihan sa Manila Bay

Hosted by Marichu Villanueva, Columnist & Editor of the Philippine Star
Cafe Adriatico, Remedios Circle, Malate, Manila
May 9, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


1st Half: Where is now the Comfort Women statue?
1. Gert Libang acting chairperson of Gabriela
2. Jonas Roces statue sculptor of statue
3. Teresita Ang-see, founding chairperson Kaisa para sa Kaunlaran & movement for restoration of peace & order.

2nd Half: Bgy., SK elections
Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos





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  • It seems that the president wants to accommodate Japan by removing the statue. The root of the problem is Japan asked in exchange of assistance in financing the development of our country. Our gov’t hasn’t done anything since the 90s because it is more concerned with international relations than historical patrimony.
  • Flowers for Lola Campaign: We are going to have more statues made nationwide. We shouldn’t give in to the Japanese pressure.

Part 2

  • Sec Cimatu did an ocular of our vacation areas [in Ilocos] and he caught a lot of violators specially in Pagudpud.
  • Sec Wanda Teo was a big advocate in pushing the smaller tourist destinations. Ilocos was one of them. She pushed the Ilocos as a destination when she was in office.
  • Advise ko tutukan ng SK ang problema ng mga kabataan. Nung panahon ko, ang isyu noon ay yung Out of School Youth. Now it is more complicated. It is a complicated digitized world. The over arching problem is the failure to connect and access reliable well paying jobs.
  • Another issue of the youth now is teenage pregnancy. Bumibigat sya ngayon. Ang lakas ng teenage pregnancy natin despite marami ang katoliko. Nandyan din ang teenage suicide dala ng cyber bullying. Seems like we need to count on kids to help other kids.
  • I’ve been going around, I may or may not run [for senator].
  • Build, Build, Build continues the infrastructure plan that my father [President Marcos] left behind. For us who sell and feed Manila in the provinces, the transport and distribution is high. Electricity is a problem too. Connectivity has always been a problem.
  • Connectivity is also an issue among the youth. The millenials are unable too access good jobs.

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