House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, October 20). House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/20/1961705/house-tackle-divorce-bill-death-penalty House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – October 20, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano intends to get a consensus of the members of the … 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

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

Go, JV, Bato favored | Daily Tribune

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, May 14). Go, JV, Bato favored. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/13/go-jv-bato-favored/ Go, JV, Bato favored BY MARIO J. MALLARI, DT ON MAY 14, 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte’s candidates are on track to dominate today’s midterm polls which is crucial for the final salvo of his reform thrust in … Continue reading

‘Federalism is better for Eastern Visayas’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Reyes, R. (2018, August 26). ‘Federalism is better for Eastern Visayas’. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/lgu/vizayas/273985/-federalism-is-better-for-eastern-visayas-.html ‘Federalism is better for Eastern Visayas’ posted August 26, 2018 at 09:50 pm by Ronald Reyes Tacloban City―Eastern Visayas would benefit more under a federal form of government, a party-list leader said Sunday. Jude Acidre, first … Continue reading

Economic team sets meet on federalism | Inquirer News

Reference: de Vera, B. (2018, August 27). Economic team sets meet on federalism. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1025175/economic-team-sets-meet-on-federalism Economic team sets meet on federalism By: Ben O. de Vera – Reporter / @bendeveraINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 06:00 AM August 27, 2018 Amid concerns that the fiscal provisions of the draft federal Constitution … Continue reading

Koko wants Rody push for Federalism | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, August 22). Koko wants Rody push for Federalism. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 22, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/22/koko-wants-rody-push-for-federalism/ Koko wants Rody push for Federalism By Mario J. Mallari – August 22, 2018 12:20 AM President Duterte’s possible meeting with the Senate majority could spell the difference in the Federalism push.

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

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

6 things you should know about Constitutional change | CNN Philippines

Reference: Bueno, A. (2018, July 04). 6 things you should know about Constitutional change. CNN Philippines. Retrieved August 7, 2018 from http://cnnphilippines.com/life/culture/politics/2018/07/04/philippine-constitution.html 6 things you should know about Constitutional change By Anna Bueno Updated 15:27 PM PHT Wed, July 4, 2018 Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — How important is the Constitution for an ordinary person?

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

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

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