Ex-Senate head backs NFA abolition | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, August 27). Ex-Senate head backs NFA abolition. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/274023/ex-senate-head-backs-nfa-abolition.html Ex-Senate head backs NFA abolition posted August 27, 2018 at 01:05 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on Sunday vowed to support a call in the Senate to abolish the National Food Authority due to … Continue reading

Who’s lying? Let the test begin! | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Sumbilon, J. R. C. (2018, July 30). Who’s lying? Let the test begin!. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 01, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/30/whos-lying-let-the-test-begin/ Who’s lying? Let the test begin! By Jaimes R. C. Sumbilon – July 30, 2018 12:05 AM “Bello should know that being an appointed official he falls under … Continue reading

Pimentel: House going alone on ConAss just on Alvarez’s mind | Philstar.com

Reference: Morallo, A. (2018, July 18). Pimentel: House going alone on ConAss just on Alvarez’s mind. PhilStar.com. Retrieved July 18, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/07/17/1834365/pimentel-house-going-alone-conass-just-alvarezs-mind Pimentel: House going alone on ConAss just on Alvarez’s mind Audrey Morallo (philstar.com) – July 18, 2018  MANILA, Philippines —  The House of Representatives cannot convene Congress into a constituent assembly to amend … Continue reading

‘People should know about federalism’ | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Tolentino, R. (2018, July 15). ‘People should know about federalism’. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved July 16, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/people-should-know-about-federalism/419572/ ‘People should know about federalism’ BY MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT ON July 15, 2018 Former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel Jr. on Saturday said the people should not endorse the federal system just because President … Continue reading

Senate revamp: Sotto takes over | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, May 22). Senate revamp: Sotto takes over. Manila Standard. Retrieved May 23, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/266226/senate-revamp-sotto-takes-over.html Senate revamp: Sotto takes over posted May 22, 2018 at 01:35 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III was named Senate President Monday to replace Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, who nominated him as … Continue reading

UP prof challenges federalism proponents – Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, March 13). UP prof challenges federalism proponents. Manila Standard. Retrieved May 23, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/260894/up-prof-challenges-federalism-proponents.html UP prof challenges federalism proponents posted March 13, 2018 at 11:10 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta A UNIVERSITY of the Philippines professor Tuesday challenged proponents of federalism to include a provision that would prevent President Rodrigo Duterte … Continue reading

Con-com tackles distribution of powers in Federalism setup | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: PNA (2018, March 7). Con-com tackles distribution of powers in Federalism setup. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 7, 2018 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/con-com-tackles-distribution-of-powers-in-federalism-setup Con-com tackles distribution of powers in Federalism setup By PNA – Tuesday, 7 March 2018 An entire week would be allotted to deliberations on the distribution of powers among the … Continue reading

‘Too much, too early, too soon’ | Inquirer Opinion

Reference: Editorial. (2018, February 20).‘Too much, too early, too soon’. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 20, 2018 from http://opinion.inquirer.net/111158/much-early-soon ‘Too much, too early, too soon’ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:11 AM February 20, 2018 First as tragedy, then as farce: That axiomatic trajectory all but characterizes Malacañang’s response to China’s latest moves, not even in the South China … Continue reading

Palace: Philippines territory to remain intact under new Charter | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Romero, A. (2018, February 6). Palace: Philippines territory to remain intact under new Charter. The Philippine Star. Retrieved February 6, 2018 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/02/06/1785064/palace-philippines-territory-remain-intact-under-new-charter Palace: Philippines territory to remain intact under new Charter By Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated February 6, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte admnistration would not give up … Continue reading

Palace won’t meddle in Cha-cha tug-of-war | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Mendez, C. and Tupas, E. (2018, January 21). Palace won’t meddle in Cha-cha tug-of-war. The Philippine Star. Retrieved January 22, 2018 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/01/21/1779843/palace-wont-meddle-cha-cha-tug-war Palace won’t meddle in Cha-cha tug-of-war By Christina Mendez and Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 21, 2018 – 12:00am No need to rush federal charter – Nene MANILA, Philippines … Continue reading

Amending charter will take years – Pimentel | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Tolentino, R. L. (2018, January 21). Amending charter will take years – Pimentel. The Manila Times. Retrieved January 22, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/amending-charter-will-take-years-pimentel/375503/ Amending charter will take years – Pimentel | The Manila Times Online BY MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT ON JANUARY 21, 2018 Amending the constitution to allow the country to shift to … Continue reading

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