[Blueboard] Kaya Natin! Lectures on Good Governance Tonight at Miriam College!

Harvey Keh harveykeh at gmail.com
Mon May 18 10:35:30 PHT 2009


*KAYA NATIN! BULLETIN #008*

May 18-24, 2009



*4 new KN Champs come together for *

*Kaya Natin forum tonight*
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**News and Updates*

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*MABULO, GERDAN, VERZOSA, ORTEGA IN MIRIAM COLLEGE TONIGHT!*

Be inspired with the leadership stories of four of the newest Kaya Natin!
Champions of Good Governance as they speak about their experiences in their
provinces. Mayors Fermin Mabulo of San Fernando, Camarines Sur; Florante
Gerdan of Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya; Jun Verzosa of Tagudin, Ilocos Sur; and
former Mayor Mary Jane Ortega of San Fernando, La Union will be at Miram
College in Loyola Heights, Quezon City, later tonight at 6:00 PM for the
Kaya Natin! Lecures on Good Governance and Ethical Leadership. The event
will mark the first time that the new KN leaders will come together after
their launching last April 24.



Admission is free and open to the public. For inquiries and reservations,
please contact Ginny Villa-Real at 426 5657 or email
ginnyvillareal at yahoo.com .



*PANLILIO AMONG FIVE POTENTIAL PRESIDENTIABLES ON ANC FORUM*

A year before the May 2010 elections, ANC, in partnership with the Ateneo de
Manila University, organized the first “presidential forum” dubbed
“Countdown to 2010: The ANC Leadership Forum” last May 11 at the Leong Hall
Auditorium of the Ateneo de Manila University. Pampanga Governor and Kaya
Natin! Champion Ed Panlilio was among the five guests who accepted the
invitation to participate in this event. Also present were Senators Mar
Roxas, Chiz Escudero, Richard Gordon, and Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro.
Due to an alleged illness, Senator Panfilo Lacson was not able to attend.
Others who were extended invitations to the forum but declined were Senators
Manny Villar, Loren Legarda, Vice President Noli de Castro, and MMDA
Chairman Bayani Fernando.



Hosted by ANC anchors Ricky Carandang and Tina Monzon-Palma, the forum gave
a short peek at the country’s potential would-be presidential candidates.
All five guests were grilled for ten minutes in a one-on-one interview with
the anchors, answering questions on personal stands and certain
controversies. This was followed by a panel interview, with all five
answering the same questions from the anchors and Ateneo School of
Government Dean Tony La Viña.



For the full article by ANC on the forum, click
here<https://abs-cbnnews.com/nation/05/11/09/anc-forum-provides-peek-palace-aspirants>
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*KN LEADERS EXTEND SUPPORT TO CHECHE LAZARO
*In a statement of support released this week, ten local government
officials from the Kaya Natin! Movement expressed their heartfelt support to
respected journalist Cecilia “Cheche” Lazaro who has come under fire for an
alleged wiretapping case filed by GSIS Vice President Ella Valencerina.



“While we agree that it is the right of every citizen to protect his or her
private life, it is also the duty of government officials and leaders to
practice full transparency and accountability especially in issues of public
interest particularly the use of public funds,” Kaya Natin! said in its
statement, signed by Governors Grace Padaca, Ed Panlilio, and Teddy
Baguilat; Mayors Sonia Lorenzo, Jesse Robredo, Fermin Mabulo, Jun Verzosa,
and Florante Gerdan; and former mayors Baby Congco and Mary Jane Ortega.



The KN leaders also encouraged the government to focus instead on resolving
the irregularities in their institutions and departments.



Read the full statement
here<http://kayanatin.com/blogs/kaya-natin-statement-of-support-for-che-che-lazaro/>
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*In the Media*
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*KAYA NATIN! CHAMPION ON AIR*
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New Kaya Natin! Champion Mayor Jun Verzosa og Tagudin, Ilocos Sur will be
the featured guest of Joel Reyes-Zobel in his program over DZBB 594 today,
4pm. Listen to the inspiring story of Mayor Verzosa by tuning in to DZBB
this afternoon.
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*GOV. GRACE, AMONG ED, AND MAYOR JESSE'S COLUMNS IN ABANTE AND ABANTE TONITE
*Si Beatriz, Si Susan, Si Melanie, at Ako by Gov. Grace
Padaca<http://www.abante-tonite.com/issue/may1309/opinions_kaya.htm>.
A short article on the Isabela governor’s YouTube experiences and how she
got her very first pair of orthopaedic shoes in the Netherlands.



Koalisyon kasama si Manny Pacquiao? By Gov. Ed
Panlilio<http://www.abante.com.ph/issue/may1609/op_ep.htm>.
Among Ed outlines his conditions on what would make him align with the
political party of the champion boxer.



Padyak by Mayor Jesse
Robredo<http://www.abante.com.ph/issue/may1709/op_jr.htm>.
Mayor Jesse ponders on the humble “padyak” as a source of livelihood for
many of our countrymen, which is decent but far from easy.

*KAYA NATIN! COLUMNS AT THE MANILA BULLETIN AND MANILA TIMES*
Read about Kaya Natin! members' thoughts and opinions on good governance
every Friday at the Manila Times and every Sunday at the Manila Bulletin,
and our blog at the Philippine Elections section of Inquirer.net Blogs.



This week, Harvey Keh writes about the efforts of several groups in civil
society working for the 2010 elections in *Civil Society’s
Revenge?<http://blogs.inquirer.net/philippineelections/2009/05/14/civil-societys-revenge/>
*at the Inquirer Blogs.


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*KAYA NATIN! LIMITED EDITION T-SHIRTS FOR SALE!*

As part of Kaya Natin's 1st anniversary celebration this coming July, we
will be selling 100 limited edition Kaya Natin! T-Shirts at P 1,000.00 per
shirt. The funds that will be raised in this sale will be used to bring the
leaders of Kaya Natin! to more areas all over the Philippines. You can
reserve your KN Limited Edition Shirt by sending an email to Kai Pastores at
 kayanatin at yahoo. com <kayanatin at yahoo.com> . We will give a 10% early bird
discount to those who will buy the shirt on or before June 15,2009. Each
person can buy a maximum of 5 shirts only. Free Delivery  within Metro
Manila for those who will buy 3 or more shirts.

Visit our website at http://www.kayanatin.com





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"For KN Bulletin". Thank you!*

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