House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, September 29). House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/29/1955866/house-eyes-longer-term-lawmakers-lgu-execs House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – September 29, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives is eyeing a longer term of office for … Continue reading

Economic team to closely study new federalism drafts — Dominguez | Philstar.com

Reference: Cigaral, I. N. (2019, July 17). Economic team to closely study new federalism drafts — Dominguez. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 31, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/business/2019/07/17/1935474/economic-team-closely-study-new-federalism-drafts-dominguez Economic team to closely study new federalism drafts — Dominguez Ian Nicolas Cigaral (Philstar.com) – July 17, 2019 – 12:15pm MANILA, Philippines — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Tuesday the … Continue reading

Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, July 25). Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937728/economic-cha-cha-bill-filed-house Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The administration’s Charter change (Cha-cha) initiative is still alive at the House of Representatives despite the … Continue reading

Federalism now dances to Cha-cha beat | Inquirer News

Salaverria, L. B. (2019, July 17). Federalism now dances to Cha-cha beat. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1142592/federalism-now-dances-to-cha-cha-beat Federalism now dances to Cha-cha beatBy: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:16 AM July 17, 2019 Taking its cue from President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent pronouncements, the government body tasked with … Continue reading

‘Duterte pursuing best option in row with China’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2019, July 16). ‘Duterte pursuing best option in row with China’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98duterte-pursuing-best-option-row-china%E2%80%99 ‘Duterte pursuing best option in row with China’ By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – July 16, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte is pursuing the “best” option available to peacefully solve the territorial dispute between the Philippines and … Continue reading

Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2019, July 14). Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/14/carpio-janus-faced-on-sea-row-stance/ Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance By Mario J. Mallari – July 14, 2019 12:05 AM Political bias rather than his projected brilliance in law seemed to prevail over Senior … Continue reading

Taguig lawmaker stirs furor over term limit | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. N. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 15). Taguig lawmaker stirs furor over term limit. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299839/taguig-lawmaker-stirs-furor-over-term-limit.html Taguig lawmaker stirs furor over term limit posted July 15, 2019 at 01:35 am by Rio N. Araja and Macon Ramos-Araneta Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate on Sunday hit Taguig … Continue reading

What Alan really wants: Lifting of term limits | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 12). What Alan really wants: Lifting of term limits. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/what-alan-really-wants-lifting-term-limits What Alan really wants: Lifting of term limits By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 12, 2019 TAGUIG-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano will push for the lifting of the term limits of lawmakers and local … Continue reading

Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills | Manila Standard

Reference: Blancaflor, M. J. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 10). Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299400/ample-powers-for-rody-s-use-to-solve-ph-ills.html Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills posted July 10, 2019 at 01:40 am by MJ Blancaflor and Macon Ramos-Araneta President Rodrigo Duterte can impose martial law, declare … Continue reading

Recto Bank row ‘milked dry’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Murcia, A. (2019, July 03). Recto Bank row ‘milked dry’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 03, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/03/recto-bank-row-milked-dry/ Recto Bank row ‘milked dry’ By Alvin Murcia – July 3, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte works on a quick resolution of the Recto Bank incident. The Palace said China and … Continue reading

China can’t fish in PH waters, Palace clarifies | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. & Requejo, R. (2019, June 28). China can’t fish in PH waters, Palace clarifies. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298413/china-can-t-fish-in-ph-waters-palace-clarifies.html China can’t fish in PH waters, Palace clarifies By Nathaniel Mariano and Rey E. Requejo – June 28, 2019 The government is not waiving the country’s sovereign rights and will enforce the law … Continue reading

Go ahead, impeach | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019. June 28). Go ahead, impeach. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/06/28/go-ahead-impeach/ Go ahead, impeach By Kristina Maralit – June 28, 2019 Make your move Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo takes the cudgels for President Rodrigo Duterte amid threats from his critics of a new impeachment complain … Continue reading

Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. & Montemayor, J. (2019, June 28). Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/impeach-duterte-go-file-complaint-says-malaca%C3%B1ang Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang BY ASHZEL HACHERO and JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – June 28, 2019 FORMER Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday said President Duterte … Continue reading

DILG to pursue federalism campaign despite backtrack by President | BusinessWorld

Reference: Ferreras, V. A. (2019, June 26). DILG to pursue federalism campaign despite backtrack by President. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/dilg-to-pursue-federalism-campaign-despite-backtrack-by-president/ DILG to pursue federalism campaign despite backtrack by President June 26, 2019 THE DEPARTMENT of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said the shift to a federal government is still a priority of the … Continue reading

China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2019, June 27). China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298319/china-barred-from-fishing-in-ph-carpio.html China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio By Rey E. Requejo – June 27, 2019 The Philippine government cannot allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone because this would violate the 1987 Constitution, Supreme Court … Continue reading

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