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Senators think charter change still has a long way to go in 18th Congress

Posted on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 01:22 AM | No Comments
Some senators are still not sold on the idea of instilling changes in the 1987 Constitution in the 18th Congress. This, despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s manifestations of pursuing the charter...

Pulse Asia Survey: 2 in 3 Filipinos oppose Cha-Cha

Posted on Monday, 16 July 2018 11:44 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The latest Pulse Asia survey revealed that two in three Filipinos or 67% were not in favor of the proposed change in the 1987 Constitution. The...

ConCom proposes creation of Federal Competition Authority

Posted on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 06:19 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Consultative Committee (ConCom) is proposing the creation of a federal competition body that would police against those who would take advantage of the situation...

Con-Com eyes ‘Rights of the Poor’ in federal constitution

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2018 10:47 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Consultative Committee (Con-Com) is proposing to include “Rights of the Poor” in the federal constitution. Retired Chief Justice Reynato Puno, who chairs the committee, said they want...

Malacañang will not intervene in the disputes of Congress over Charter Change

Posted on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 04:06 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Amending the 1987 Constitution to pave the way for the change in the form of government from unitary to federal remains to be the priority of the...

Criticisms on Senate’s slow passage of bills, not an issue – SP Pimentel

Posted on Tuesday, 9 January 2018 02:56 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has expressed concern over the negative remarks of the leadership of the Lower House against the Senate. Drilon said the Lower House...

Lawmakers divided on manner of amending Constitution

Posted on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 06:25 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — It was on the 7th of December in 2016 when President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order (EO) that creates the 25-member constitutional commission. The members of...

Rep. Fariñas asks immunity of congressmen from minor traffic violations

Posted on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 11:11 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — House Majority Floor Leader Cong. Rudy Fariñas asked for consideration from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on behalf of congressmen in case of minor traffic violations,...

President Rodrigo Duterte aims to amend process for declaring martial law

Posted on Friday, 23 December 2016 12:18 PM | 1 Comment
  It is high time to amend the process for declaring martial law in the country. This was stated by President Rodrigo Duterte during his speech in front of the...

Malaking porsyento ng mga Pilipino, naniniwalang hindi kailangang amyendahan ang konstitusyon – Pulse Asia survey

Posted on Friday, 3 October 2014 09:19 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malaking porsyento sa mga Pilipino ang nakakaalam na may panukala ngayon na amyendahan ang 1987 Constitution, partikular na ang panukalang i-lift ang single term limit ng pangulo...