About Ix Cepeda

Ix Cepeda has written 8 articles so far, you can find them below.

Statement on my alleged removal from Kabayan Party-list

I have received word from our friends in the media that the Kabayan Party-list has sent them copies of a supposed notice of my removal from the party. The fact that the notice of removal was sent to the media but not to me or my office just goes to show that the people behind […]

Ron Salo in panic mode because of anamalous license plate deal

Today, Rep. Ron Salo’s camp issued a press statement saying that I am being investigated by the Kabayan Board for my alleged “dishonorable behavior” in the House Committee on Justice investigations on Senator Leila De Lima’s links to the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison. Rep. Ron Salo is obviously in panic mode after […]

Statement of Rep. Harry L. Roque on the cancellation of the bilateral talks of Presidents Obama and Duterte

I stand behind and admire President Duterte’s espousal for an independent foreign policy. I am concerned, however, that the President’s undiplomatic language may unnecessarily cause diplomatic wrinkles, much like the cancellation of his bilateral talks with President Obama. An independent foreign policy need not result in the disturbance of friendly relations with our traditional allies. […]

Harry Roque files bill renaming Libingan ng Mga Bayani

Kabayan Party-list Representative Harry L. Roque filed a bill on Wednesday seeking to rename the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (LNMB) to Libingan ng Mga Bayani at Mga Dating Pangulo. Roque filed  House Bill 3287 in connection with President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to bury the remains of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the LNMB. “It appears […]

Statement of Rep. Harry L. Roque on President Duterte’s threat to withdraw the Philippines’ membership from the United Nations

The threat of President Duterte to withdraw the Philippines’ membership from the United Nations (UN) is impulsive, imprudent, and contrary to the interests of the nation. The UN is an organization that embodies fundamental principles of international peace and cooperation. The Philippines has relied on the UN and its Charter in its defense against China’s […]