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

Palace backs Diokno despite Andaya tantrum | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, January 30). Palace backs Diokno despite Andaya tantrum. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 19, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/30/palace-backs-diokno-despite-andaya-tantrum/ Palace backs Diokno despite Andaya tantrum By Kristina Maralit – January 30, 2019 12:05 AM As a boiling Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya vowed to “bring everybody down” following the discovery … Continue reading

Robredo is successor under draft charter | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Manila Times. (2018, November 13). Robredo is successor under draft charter. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved November 14, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/robredo-is-successor-under-draft-charter/466645/ Robredo is successor under draft charter BY THE MANILA TIMES NOVEMBER 13, 2018 The House committee on constitutional amendments has reinstated Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo as the first successor during the … 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

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

Sereno seeks inhibition of another SC justice | Philstar.com

Reference: Macairan, E. (2018, May 06). Sereno seeks inhibition of another SC justice. Philstar.com. Retrieved May 07, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/06/1812512/sereno-seeks-inhibition-another-sc-justice Sereno seeks inhibition of another SC justice Evelyn Macairan (The Philippine Star) – May 6, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — After failing to convince five magistrates of the Supreme Court (SC) to inhibit themselves … Continue reading

House forms prosecution panel for Sereno impeachment case | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, March 05). House forms prosecution panel for Sereno impeachment case. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved March 05, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-forms-prosecution-panel-sereno-impeachment-case House forms prosecution panel for Sereno impeachment case By PETER J. G. TABINGO March 05, 2018 THE House committee on justice is scouring the list of lawyers among the members of the … Continue reading

Muntinlupa judges deny Sereno called them to stop De Lima arrest | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Patag, K. J. (2018, February 19). Muntinlupa judges deny Sereno called them to stop De Lima arrest. The Philippine Star. Retrieved February 19, 2018 from https://beta.philstar.com/headlines/2018/02/19/1789366/muntinlupa-judges-deny-sereno-called-them-stop-de-lima-arrest Muntinlupa judges deny Sereno called them to stop De Lima arrest Kristine Joy Patag (philstar.com) – February 19, 2018 – 3:55pm MANILA, Philippines — Two Muntinlupa court judges … Continue reading

Sereno appointment void from the start?: Failure to submit SALN to JBC cited | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2018, February 13). Sereno appointment void from the start?: Failure to submit SALN to JBC cited. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 13, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/sereno-appointment-void-start-failure-submit-saln-jbc-cited Sereno appointment void from the start?: Failure to submit SALN to JBC cited By WENDELL VIGILIA February 13, 2018 CHIEF Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno’s appointment may have … Continue reading

Trillanes wants Senate to probe Duterte wealth | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Lopez, J. (2018, February 05). Trillanes wants Senate to probe Duterte wealth. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 5, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/trillanes-wants-senate-probe-duterte-wealth Trillanes wants Senate to probe Duterte wealth February 05, 2018 BY JP LOPEZ AND RAYMOND AFRICA SEN. Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday said he would ask the Senate to investigate the alleged ill-gotten wealth … Continue reading

CJ intervened in House case vs detained ‘Ilocos 6’ | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Baldo, G. (2018, January 24). CJ intervened in House case vs detained ‘Ilocos 6’. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved January 24, 2018 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/cj-intervened-in-house-case-vs-detained-ilocos-6 CJ intervened in House case vs detained ‘Ilocos 6’ Written by  Gerry Baldo – Wednesday, 24 January 2018 A former Court of Appeals justice yesterday said Supreme … Continue reading

Congressman wants Senate stripped of legislative powers under federal gov’t » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Quismorio, E. (2018 January 21). Congressman wants Senate stripped of legislative powers under federal gov’t. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 22, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/01/21/congressman-wants-senate-stripped-of-legislative-powers-under-federal-govt/ Congressman wants Senate stripped of legislative powers under federal gov’t Published January 21, 2018, 4:44 PM By Ellson Quismorio Leyte 3rd district Rep. Ching Veloso is suggesting the transformation of the … Continue reading

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