DOWNLOAD: The complete final draft of the federal Constitution | Inquirer News

Reference: Leonen, J. N. (2018, July 09). DOWNLOAD: The complete final draft of the federal Constitution. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1008581/download-the-complete-final-draft-of-the-federal-constitution DOWNLOAD: The complete final draft of the federal Constitution By: Julius N. Leonen – Reporter / @JLeonenINQ INQUIRER.net / 07:40 PM July 09, 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte’s 22-member Consultative Committee has officially … Continue reading

Duterte pushes Cha-Cha, wavers on federal shift | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. (2019, June 27). Duterte pushes Cha-Cha, wavers on federal shift. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298312/duterte-pushes-cha-cha-wavers-on-federal-shift.html Duterte pushes Cha-Cha, wavers on federal shift By Nathaniel Mariano – June 27, 2019 For the first time, President Rodrigo Duterte seemed to lose heart in campaign promise to shift the country to a federal form of … Continue reading

Charter draft a ‘disaster’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. (2018, December 14). Charter draft a ‘disaster’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/14/charter-draft-a-disaster/ Charter draft a ‘disaster’ By Elmer N. Manuel – December 14, 2018 12:04 AM The House of Representatives cannot force the Senate to join in a constitutional assembly to vote on the proposed … Continue reading

‘Shift to federalism can’t be rushed’ | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Velasco, E. TMT (2018, August 15). ‘Shift to federalism can’t be rushed’. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/shift-to-federalism-cant-be-rushed/430604/ ‘Shift to federalism can’t be rushed’ BY ED VELASCO, TMT ON August 15, 2018 A FEDERAL system of government is better suited to the culture of the people, but it must be fully discussed … Continue reading

Dead in the water | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Cacho-Olivares, N. (2018, August 13). Dead in the water. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/13/dead-in-the-water/ Dead in the water By Ninez Cacho-Olivares – August 13, 2018 12:25 AM “So why can’t the ConCom members take criticism—and with solid basis at that?

‘Careful with federalism’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Campos, O. (2018, August 13). ‘Careful with federalism’. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272885/-careful-with-federalism-.html ‘Careful with federalism’ Business groups warn lawmakers of risks, costs of new gov’t system posted August 13, 2018 at 01:30 am by Othel V. Campos INFLUENTIAL business groups on Sunday called on lawmakers to carefully weigh the costs and … Continue reading

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

Reference: Aquino. R.C. (2018, August 07). Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Sixteen. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 08, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272382/primer-on-draft-con-com-charter-part-sixteen.html Primer on draft Con-Com Charter: Part Sixteen posted August 07, 2018 at 01:15 am by Ranhilio Callangan Aquino Con-Com 2018 Member Q: There used to be only one Supreme Court that was the repository of … Continue reading

Mocha’s federal pitch draws flak | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N., Barcelo, V. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, August 07). Mocha’s federal pitch draws flak. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 08, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272385/mocha-s-federal-pitch-draws-flak.html Mocha’s federal pitch draws flak posted August 07, 2018 at 01:25 am by Nathaniel Mariano and Vito Barcelo, Macon Ramos-Araneta Palace officials, senators and members of the Consultative Committee that drafted a … Continue reading

Con-Com to add ex-officio members in transition to federalism

Reference: Nicolas, B. D. (2018, July 11). Con-Com to add ex-officio members in transition to federalism. BusinessMirror. Retrieved August 08, 2018 from https://businessmirror.com.ph/con-com-to-add-ex-officio-members-in-transition-to-federalism/ Con-Com to add ex-officio members in transition to federalism By Bernadette D. Nicolas – July 11, 2018 The President’s Consultative Committee (Con-com) is proposing to add seven ex-officio members to the Federal … Continue reading

Concom approves draft Federal Constitution | Philippine News Agency

Reference: Parrocha, A. (2018, July 03). Concom approves draft Federal Constitution. Philippine News Agency. Retrieved August 8, 2018 from http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1040192 Concom approves draft Federal Constitution By Azer Parrocha July 3, 2018, 12:10 pm MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s Consultative Committee (Concom) tasked to draft a Federal Constitution on Tuesday approved in an en banc … Continue reading

Duterte approves Federal charter except transitory provisions | Philippine News Agency

Reference: Parrocha, A. (2018, July 09). Duterte approves Federal charter except transitory provision. Philippine News Agency. Retrieved August 8, 2018 from http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1040903 Duterte approves Federal charter except transitory provisions By Azer Parrocha July 9, 2018, 11:40 pm MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday has approved “in toto” or as a whole the draft … Continue reading

Do we really need a new Constitution? | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Tujan, A. (2018, August 02). Do we really need a new Constitution?. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/02/do-we-really-need-a-new-constitution/ Do we really need a new Constitution? By Antonio Tujan – August 2, 2018 12:20 AM A lot of the politics in the ascendancy of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the … Continue reading

Con-com to review, revise proposed transitory rules as per Duterte’s instructions

Reference: Lagrimas, N. A. C. (2018, July 09). Con-com to review, revise proposed transitory rules as per Duterte’s instructions. GMA News Online. Retrieved August 7, 2018 from http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/659751/con-com-to-review-revise-proposed-transitory-rules-as-per-duterte-s-instructions/story/ Con-com to review, revise proposed transitory rules as per Duterte’s instructions Published July 9, 2018 5:59pm By NICOLE-ANNE C. LAGRIMAS, GMA News The Consultative Committee (Con-com) tasked … Continue reading

Needed: Campaign for, against federalism | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Cacho-Olivares, N. (2018, July 05). Needed: Campaign for, against federalism. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/05/needed-campaign-for-against-federalism/ Needed: Campaign for, against federalism By Ninez-Cacho-Olivares – July 5, 2018 12:20 AM “There hardly has been any all-out information drive.” A new charter adopting the federal system of government, has … 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

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