Closer China ties benefit PH | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: The Editorial Staff (2018, August 22). Closer China ties benefit PH. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 22, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/22/closer-china-ties-benefit-ph/ Closer China ties benefit PH By The Editorial Staff – August 22 2018 12:20 AM With China’s fast-paced economy looming to become top in the world, former President and now House … Continue reading

Duterte open to dissenting views on proposed federalism | SunStar

Reference: Gita, R. A. (2018, August 11). Duterte open to dissenting views on proposed federalism. SunStar – Manila. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1757462/Manila/Local-News/Duterte-open-to-dissenting-views-on-proposed-federalism Duterte open to dissenting views on proposed federalism RUTH ABBEY GITA August 11, 2018 PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is not discounting the possibility that his proposed shift to federal government might be … Continue reading

Primer on draft Con-Com Constitution: Part Fourteen | Manila Standard

Reference: Aquino, R.C. (2018, August 03). Primer on draft Con-Com Constitution: Part Fourteen. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 06, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272057/primer-on-draft-con-com-constitution-part-fourteen.html Primer on draft Con-Com Constitution: Part Fourteen posted August 03, 2018 at 01:25 am by Ranhilio Callangan Aquino Con-Com 2018 Member Q: There has been some clamor now for churches, particularly the Catholic Church, to … Continue reading

Primer on Con-Com draft Constitution: Part Thirteen | Manila Standard

Reference: Aquino, R.C. (2018, August 02). Primer on Con-Com draft Constitution: Part Thirteen. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 02, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/271971/primer-on-con-com-draft-constitution-part-thirteen.html Primer on Con-Com draft Constitution: Part Thirteen posted August 02, 2018 at 01:25 am by Ranhilio Callangan Aquino Con-Com 2018 Member Q: It has happened that judgments of suspension or dismissal issuing from the Office … Continue reading

SC compromised in proposed federal Constitution, says retired justice | Inquirer News

Reference: Esguerra, D.J. (2018, August 01). SC compromised in proposed federal Constitution, says retired justice. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 02, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1016799/sc-compromised-in-proposed-federal-constitution-says-retired-justice SC compromised in proposed federal Constitution, says retired justice By: Darryl John Esguerra – @inquirerdotnet INQUIRER.net / 08:09 PM August 01, 2018 The  proposal to create three federal courts under the draft federal … Continue reading

Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Twelve | Manila Standard

Reference: Aquino, R.C. (2018, July 31). Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Twelve. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 31, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/271801/primer-on-draft-con-com-charter-part-twelve.html Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Twelve posted July 31, 2018 at 01:15 am by Ranhilio Callangan Aquino Con-Com 2018 Member Q: How does proportional representation work? Where did the Con-Com get this idea?  Has … Continue reading

Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Ten | Manila Standard

Reference: Aquino, R.C. (2018, July 26). Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Ten. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 26, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/271407/primer-on-draft-con-com-charter-part-ten.html Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Ten posted July 26, 2018 at 01:35 am by Ranhilio Callangan Aquino Con-Com 2018 Member (10th of a series) Q: What was it necessary to draft distinct article on … Continue reading

Primer on draft Con-Com Federal Charter: Part Seven | Manila Standard

Reference: Aquino, R.C. (2018, July 24). Primer on draft Con-Com Federal Charter: Part Seven. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 24, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/271248/primer-on-draft-con-com-federal-charter-part-seven.html Primer on draft Con-Com Federal Charter: Part Seven posted July 24, 2018 at 01:15 am by Ranhilio Callangan Aquino Con-Com 2018 Member(8th of a series) Q: Suffrage is to be exercised by those domiciled … Continue reading

Senate set to tackle draft federal charter | Philstar.com

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2018, July 15). Senate set to tackle draft federal charter. PhilStar.com. Retrieved July 16, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/07/15/1833660/senate-set-tackle-draft-federal-charter Senate set to tackle draft federal charter Gaea Katreena Cabico (philstar.com) – July 15, 2018  MANILA, Philippines — Now in possession of an official copy of the draft federal constitution, the Senate panel tasked to … Continue reading

Don’t rush Congress on Cha-cha | PhilStar.com

Reference: Sy, M. (2018, July 16). Don’t rush Congress on Cha-cha. PhilStar.com. Retrieved July 16, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/07/16/1833951/dont-rush-congress-cha-cha-senators Don’t rush Congress on Cha-cha Marvin Sy (philstar.com) – July 16, 2018  MANILA, Philippines — Congress should not be rushed into amending the Constitution just so the administration can change the form of government to a federal system, … 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

Plebescite on federal practical—Koko | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. & Araja, R. (2018, July 09). Plebescite on federal practical—Koko. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 09, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/270029/plebescite-on-federal-practical-koko.html Plebescite on federal practical—Koko posted July 09, 2018 at 01:10 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta and Rio N. Araja The conduct of a plebiscite to approve the constitutional commission’s draft federal Constitution is more practical, Senator … Continue reading

Federalism campaign targets millennials | Inquirer News

Reference: Andrade, J. (2018, May 28). Federalism campaign targets millennials. Inquirer.net. Retrieved May 28, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/994798/federalism-campaign-targets-millennials Federalism campaign targets millennials By: Jeannette I. Andrade – Reporter / @jiandradeINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 06:15 AM May 28, 2018 The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is set to target millennials and other youth … Continue reading

Barbers back Con-Com bid to bring an end to turncoatism | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. (2018, May 7). Barbers back Con-Com bid to bring an end to turncoatism. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved May 7, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/265012/barbers-back-con-com-bid-to-bring-an-end-to-turncoatism.html Barbers back Con-Com bid to bring an end to turncoatism posted May 07, 2018 at 12:00 am by Rio N. Araja SURIGAO del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Sunday supported a … Continue reading

Pimentel seeks ‘equalization’ fund for poor provinces | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Tamayo, B. (2018, April 26). Pimentel seeks ‘equalization’ fund for poor provinces. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved April 26, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/pimentel-seeks-equalization-fund-for-poor-provinces/394966/ Pimentel seeks ‘equalization’ fund for poor provinces BY Bernadette E. Tamayo ON Aril 26, 2018 FORMER senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. wants a provision in the draft Constitution creating an “equalization fund” to be … Continue reading

  • Welcome to Legislative Library Service Online!

    Welcome! This is the current information service provided by the House of Representatives Legislative Library which started in the 15th Congress. This blog provides information about the Library, its collection, online clippings of national issues related to or about the House of Representatives, the different House Members, Philippine legislative history, legislation, bill drafting, laws, and other articles pertaining to Congress and to the creation of laws.