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

Some Senators eyeing presidency, says Drilon | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, July 10). Some Senators eyeing presidency, says Drilon. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/10/some-senators-eyeing-presidency-says-drilon/ Some Senators eyeing presidency, says Drilon By TDT – July 10, 2019 12:05 AM Drilon Without dropping names, opposition Sen. Franklin Drilon yesterday disclosed a number of his Senate peers are casting … Continue reading

Alan eyes term extension for solons, local execs | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 10). Alan eyes term extension for solons, local execs. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-eyes-term-extension-solons-local-execs Alan eyes term extension for solons, local execs By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 10, 2019 HE has yet to assume his post as speaker but Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano has already set … Continue reading

‘Cha-cha is dead’ | The Manila Times Online

Reference: PANTI, L. T. TMT (2018, August 21). ‘Cha-cha is dead’. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 22, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/cha-cha-is-dead/432822/ ‘Cha-cha is dead’ BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON August 21, 2018 CHARTER change is not going to happen as long as the Senate is opposed to it, Deputy Speaker Prospero Pichay Jr. of Surigao del … Continue reading

GMA revs up Cha-cha | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Panti, L. TMT (2018, August 8). GMA revs up Cha-cha. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 8, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/gma-revs-up-cha-cha/427814/ GMA revs up Cha-cha BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON AUGUST 8, 2018 Speaker Gloria Arroyo revved up the campaign to amend the Constitution by filing a bill that seeks to urgently convene the House of … Continue reading

GMA: No committee hearings on Cha-cha; leave that to Con-Ass | BusinessMirror

Reference: Dela Cruz, J. (2018, August 7). GMA: No committee hearings on Cha-cha; leave that to Con-Ass. BusinessMirror. Retrieved August 8, 2018 from https://businessmirror.com.ph/gma-no-committee-hearings-on-cha-cha-leave-that-to-con-ass/ GMA: No committee hearings on Cha-cha; leave that to Con-Ass By Jovee Marie Dela Cruz on August 7, 2018 Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Tuesday directed lawmakers to discuss all proposed amendments to … Continue reading

House working on resolution to finetune Con-Ass voting | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2018, August 07). House working on resolution to finetune Con-Ass voting. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 08, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272396/house-working-on-resolution-to-finetune-con-ass-voting.html House working on resolution to finetune Con-Ass voting posted August 07, 2018 at 01:05 am by Maricel Cruz The House of Representatives under the leadership of Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will pass a resolution … Continue reading

Drilon: House should give up on convening Congress into Con-Ass due to lack of time » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H.(2018, August 7). Drilon: House should give up on convening Congress into Con-Ass due to lack of time. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 8, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/07/drilon-house-should-give-up-on-convening-congress-into-con-ass-due-to-lack-of-time/ Drilon: House should give up on convening Congress into Con-Ass due to lack of time Published August 7, 2018, 5:01 PM By Hannah Torregoza Citing lack of … Continue reading

Senators welcome House resolution clarifying that two chambers will vote separately » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Terrazola, V. E. (2018, August 7). Senators welcome House resolution clarifying that two chambers will vote separately. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 8, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/07/senators-welcome-house-resolution-clarifying-that-two-chambers-will-vote-separately/ Senators welcome House resolution clarifying that two chambers will vote separately Published August 7, 2018, 4:49 PM By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senators have welcomed the Lower House’s plan to … Continue reading

Referendum first on federalism | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Cacho-Olivares, N. (2018, July 09). Referendum first on federalism. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/09/referendum-first-on-federalism/ Referendum first on federalism By Ninez-Cacho-Olivares – July 9, 2018 12:30 AM Changing the 1987 Charter the “easy” way, which is through a constituent assembly, isn’t as easy as President Duterte and … Continue reading

Why rush federalism? | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Cacho-Olivares, N. (2018, July 14). Why rush federalism?. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/14/why-rush-federalism/ Why rush federalism? By Ninez-Cacho-Olivares – July 14, 2018 12:24 AM “Just what is the rush to dump the present government system and embrace a system that is fairly alien to the Filipinos?”

ConCom: 56% support federalism | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2018, July 18). ConCom: 56% support federalism. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/18/concom-56-support-federalism/ ConCom: 56% support federalism By Mario J. Mallari – July 18, 2018 12:05 AM At least 56 percent of Filipinos support a shift to a federal form of government based on … Continue reading

Critics’ potent weapon vs federalism | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Cacho-Olivares, N. (2018, July 26). Critics’ potent weapon vs federalism. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/26/critics-potent-weapon-vs-federalism/ Critics’ potent weapon vs federalism By Ninez-Cacho-Olivares – July 26, 2018 12:48 AM Rep. Gloria Arroyo’s ascension to the top House of Representatives post may have repercussions—not on the House itself … Continue reading

Senate won’t act on Cha-Cha | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, August 03). Senate won’t act on Cha-Cha: We’ll just fold our arms and do nothing—Lacson. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 06, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272062/senate-won-t-act-on-cha-cha.html Senate won’t act on Cha-Cha We’ll just fold our arms and do nothing—Lacson posted August 03, 2018 at 01:50 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta The proposal to amend the Constitution … Continue reading

Charter change in Senate waiting to be cremated — Ping | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. (2018, August 03). Charter change in Senate waiting to be cremated — Ping. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 06, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1017253/charter-change-in-senate-waiting-to-be-cremated-ping Charter change in Senate waiting to be cremated — Ping Philippine Daily Inquirer / 06:34 AM August 03, 2018 Charter change moves in the Senate look to be as good as dead … Continue reading

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