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Pilipino Star
Collateral damageand the alacrity with which the proposals have come down, the 2017 budget does
Collateral damage
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 hours ago
and the alacrity with which the proposals have come down, the 2017 budget does not contain any provision for either the Constituent Assembly or Constitutional Convention? It also lacks provisions for pre-federalism shift expenditures.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Obasanjo More Sensible Than Kufuor?I also pointed out that what made President Kufuor's complaint annoying was the
Is Obasanjo More Sensible Than Kufuor?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
I also pointed out that what made President Kufuor's complaint annoying was the fact that he had been a member of the Constituent Assembly that deliberated on the terms of the country's return to constitutional democracy. I would shortly... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Alvarez wants barangay, SK polls postponedDuterte later changed his mind and supported the proposal of several congressio
Alvarez wants barangay, SK polls postponed
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Duterte later changed his mind and supported the proposal of several congressional allies for Congress to convene as a constituent assembly (con-ass) to recommend constitutional amendments. The con-ass mode could save the government at least... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Q&A: Media Interview with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte‘yan, ‘nung nag-usap na kami sa National Security Council, we decided to push f
Q&A: Media Interview with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
‘yan, ‘nung nag-usap na kami sa National Security Council, we decided to push for constitutional changes pero constituent assembly. Ang sabi ni Diokno, kasama namin, it would take us billions. Wala na akong pera eh. I came midstream. I... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Press Briefing by Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto AbellaSalaverria (Philippine Daily Inquirer): Sir, with regard to Charter Change, the
Press Briefing by Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
Salaverria (Philippine Daily Inquirer): Sir, with regard to Charter Change, the President expressed his reference for a Constituent Assembly. How does the Palace intend to convince lawmakers to support this mode of amendments since many of…... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez backs postponing barangay, SK polls to avoid election banof Constitutional Convention, which is the method of amending the Charter throu
Alvarez backs postponing barangay, SK polls to avoid election ban
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
of Constitutional Convention, which is the method of amending the Charter through the election of delegates, and the Constituent Assembly (con-ass), where Congress would convene to propose amendments in the Charter. President Duterte had said... Read more
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dna
Love thy neighboursvisit to India et al found India-Nepal relations at a historic low. Prachanda,
Love thy neighbours
dna / Posted 2 days ago
visit to India et al found India-Nepal relations at a historic low. Prachanda, the first Prime Minister of the first Constituent Assembly whom New Delhi was instrumental in unseating, has been reinstated with Mr Deupa’s tactical political... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Joma on scrapping party-lists: Let Duterte propose better systemhe added. Duterte earlier said he wanted the party-list system stricken out of
Joma on scrapping party-lists: Let Duterte propose better system
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
he added. Duterte earlier said he wanted the party-list system stricken out of the new Constitution to be drafted by a constituent assembly that will pave the way to a federal form of government. The President also claimed that some militant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Seeks to Control All Land - Besigyeland, right from the time he took over power after a guerilla war in 1986. He s
Museveni Seeks to Control All Land - Besigye
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
land, right from the time he took over power after a guerilla war in 1986. He said when the idea was defeated in the Constituent Assembly (1994/1995) that drafted the 1995 Constitution, the President pushed it again in the Sempebwa... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Erred in past, but committed to ties with India, Nepal PM tells Modimeeting with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh. Nidhi reminded the PM of hi
Erred in past, but committed to ties with India, Nepal PM tells Modi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
meeting with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh. Nidhi reminded the PM of his well-received speech to the Nepali Constituent Assembly back in 2014, and said, “Some of your phrases have become household phrases in Nepal...You also told us... Read more
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New Now Next
Hundreds Rally For LGBT Equality In Nepalin 2007 following the collapse of the nation’s monarchy. In 2015, further prot
Hundreds Rally For LGBT Equality In Nepal
New Now Next / Posted 7 days ago
in 2007 following the collapse of the nation’s monarchy. In 2015, further protections were put in place once the Constituent Assembly approved the new Nepalese constitution. These measures included the right for an individual to have... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gordon bats for Con-Ass, says Con-Con prone to corruptiongroups working to corrupt its members. Gordon, in an interview over INQ&A on T
Gordon bats for Con-Ass, says Con-Con prone to corruption
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
groups working to corrupt its members. Gordon, in an interview over INQ&A on Tuesday, said he has always been for a constituent assembly as a means of changing the country’s outdated charter. “If we choose Con-Con we would have to pay for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Magufuli - Man of the People, Man of the Party?was clearly demonstrated around Tanzania's recent efforts to reform the constit
President Magufuli - Man of the People, Man of the Party?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
was clearly demonstrated around Tanzania's recent efforts to reform the constitution. For example, when the Constituent Assembly was created in 2014 as part of the reform process, Magufuli was one of the last of the 629 members to be... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jaimini Bhagwati: Delhi and its malcontentsof India, has provided a detailed historical analysis (281 pages) of the NCTD's
Jaimini Bhagwati: Delhi and its malcontents
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
of India, has provided a detailed historical analysis (281 pages) of the NCTD's administration including discussions in the Constituent Assembly. ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium subscribers only. Connect using any... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gordon bats for Con-ass, says Con-con prone to corruptionConstitution amended through Con-con. Gordon, in an interview over INQ&A on Tu
Gordon bats for Con-ass, says Con-con prone to corruption
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Constitution amended through Con-con. Gordon, in an interview over INQ&A on Tuesday, said he has always been for Constituent Assembly (Con-ass). “Sabi ko magko-Con-con tayo, magbabayad tayo ng eleksyon na naman. Mga bata-bata na naman,”... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez, Lagman, cross swords on federalismtrust President Rodrigo Duterte and Congress to do the right thing in shifting
Alvarez, Lagman, cross swords on federalism
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
trust President Rodrigo Duterte and Congress to do the right thing in shifting to a federal form of government through a constituent assembly, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has said. Alvarez made this point in a televised debate with Albay... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cha-cha on the rollout. While he remains open to all proposed modes of Cha-cha, the President adm
Cha-cha on the roll
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
out. While he remains open to all proposed modes of Cha-cha, the President admitted he is now more leaning towards a constituent assembly (con-ass). This should explain the trend of con-ass now fast gaining support from the administration... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOF: Fixed taxation needs Cha-chafor the tax authorities, and may reduce the corruption. “If u want to change i
DOF: Fixed taxation needs Cha-cha
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
for the tax authorities, and may reduce the corruption. “If u want to change it, then lets discuss it through Con-Ass [Constituent Assembly],” he said. The Duterte administration is pushing for a quick Charter change through a Constituent... Read more
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Minda News
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Towards a federal republic (4)or by Congress. It is specifically designed for situations when the decision is
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Towards a federal republic (4)
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
or by Congress. It is specifically designed for situations when the decision is to replace the constitution. Congress as constituent assembly (Con-Ass) is the better mode when the intent is simply to amend specific provisions. With the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez: Trust Duterte, Congress on Con-assPresident Duterte and Congress that they would do the right thing in shifting t
Alvarez: Trust Duterte, Congress on Con-ass
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
President Duterte and Congress that they would do the right thing in shifting to a federal form of government through a Constituent Assembly. Alvarez made the appeal amid a debate on whether there was a need to amend the Constitution and how to... Read more
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Rappler
5 women lawmakers are new House deputy speakersregions should there be a shift to a federal state. (READ: How many states shou
5 women lawmakers are new House deputy speakers
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
regions should there be a shift to a federal state. (READ: How many states should PH have under federalism?) Under a Constituent Assembly, Congress turns itself into a body that would amend the Constitution “upon a 3/4 of the votes of all its... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Budget for change, but none for charter change–Dioknoway for a shift to a federal from a unitary form of government. Diokno said th
Budget for change, but none for charter change–Diokno
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
way for a shift to a federal from a unitary form of government. Diokno said there would be no expenses in the conduct of a constituent assembly, President Duterte’s choice of charter change where Congress would convene to amend the charter. But... Read more
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Business Standard India
70th I-day: Google doodle celebrates India's tryst with destinyfirst Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru had delivered the historic speech
70th I-day: Google doodle celebrates India's tryst with destiny
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru had delivered the historic speech in Parliament House before the Indian Constituent Assembly. "Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now that time comes when we shall redeem our pledge,... Read more
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dna
Google celebrates India's 70th year of independence with a 'Tryst with Destiny’ doodleof independence, Google today dedicates its doodle to Jawaharlal Nehru’s histor
Google celebrates India's 70th year of independence with a 'Tryst with Destiny’ doodle
dna / Posted 11 days ago
of independence, Google today dedicates its doodle to Jawaharlal Nehru’s historic ‘Tryst with Destiny’ speech to the Indian Constituent Assembly in the Parliament, towards midnight on August 15, 1947. “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny,... Read more
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New Kerala
Google marks India's Independence Day with 'Tryst with Destiny' doodle - newkerala.com #105268of independence, Google today dedicates its doodle to Jawaharlal Nehru's histor
Google marks India's Independence Day with 'Tryst with Destiny' doodle - newkerala.com #105268
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
of independence, Google today dedicates its doodle to Jawaharlal Nehru's historic "Tryst with Destiny" speech to the Indian Constituent Assembly in the Parliament, towards midnight on August 15, 1947. "Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Google commemorates Nehru's historic speech with a doodle on Independence Dayefforts of countless people who tirelessly worked to free India from British im
Google commemorates Nehru's historic speech with a doodle on Independence Day
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
efforts of countless people who tirelessly worked to free India from British imperialism. Jawaharlal Nehru said before the Constituent Assembly that, “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now that time comes when we shall redeem our... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
On 70th Independence Day, Google pays tribute to Nehru with a doodleto Jawaharlal Nehru for his historic midnight speech “Tryst with Destiny”. Mon
On 70th Independence Day, Google pays tribute to Nehru with a doodle
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
to Jawaharlal Nehru for his historic midnight speech “Tryst with Destiny”. Monday’s doodle depicts Nehru’s speech to the Constituent Assembly. “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now that time comes when we shall redeem our pledge,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘I hate traffic’and health programs to serve the greater needs of the people. Thus, the Presid
‘I hate traffic’
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
and health programs to serve the greater needs of the people. Thus, the President admitted to us he is leaning towards a constituent assembly (con-ass). This should explain the trend of con-ass now fast gaining support from administration allies... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Senate public hearings on Cha-cha to begin Sept. 6the mode of amending the Constitution – whether through a constitutional conven
Senate public hearings on Cha-cha to begin Sept. 6
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
the mode of amending the Constitution – whether through a constitutional convention or through Congress sitting as a constituent assembly,” Drilon said. He said he expects to hear strong arguments for and against the plan to shift from a... Read more
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Sun Star
Senate to start Charter Change hearings on September 6the mode of amending the Constitution – whether through a constitutional conven
Senate to start Charter Change hearings on September 6
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
the mode of amending the Constitution – whether through a constitutional convention or through Congress sitting as a constituent assembly,” Drilon said. The Senator said he expects to hear strong arguments for and against the plan to shift... Read more
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Rappler
Chief Justice Davide against amending Constitutionthat they don't have political motivations," he explained. The Con-Con is one
Chief Justice Davide against amending Constitution
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
that they don't have political motivations," he explained. The Con-Con is one of 3 modes of charter change, along with a Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) or a People's Initiative. Con-Con delegates are chosen through an election, while the... Read more
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New Kerala
Find the root of Kashmir problem: newkerala.com #104235only when peace is restored in the Kashmir Valley. "Kashmiri Muslims were firs
Find the root of Kashmir problem: newkerala.com #104235
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
only when peace is restored in the Kashmir Valley. "Kashmiri Muslims were first to reject the two-nation theory. The constituent assembly of Jammu and Kashmir declared itself an integral part of India. We must together go to the root from... Read more
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The Manila Times
Draft order calls for Cha-cha study councilthat changing the 29-year-old Constitution is worth all the effort. “When you
Draft order calls for Cha-cha study council
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
that changing the 29-year-old Constitution is worth all the effort. “When you are going to change the Constitution in a Constituent Assembly, you will be opening up the entire Constitution. But I am not worried about that. What I am worried... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Tito SottoKoko Pimentel. You met with the congressional delegation led by Speaker Alvarez
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Tito Sotto
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
Koko Pimentel. You met with the congressional delegation led by Speaker Alvarez, to speak about the arrangements for the constituent assembly. Ano pong nangyari kanina? Sotto: Well, to be very accurate about it, the meeting really was more of a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Chief Justice Puno bats for 'hybrid' con-conspoke on the judicial system in federalism, appeared to favor a method of const
Chief Justice Puno bats for 'hybrid' con-con
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
spoke on the judicial system in federalism, appeared to favor a method of constitutional amendment different from that of a constituent assembly, where Congress itself and appointed representatives would convene to undertake the amendments, or a... Read more
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The Hindu
Opinion | New Nepal Prime Minister: Deja vu of a new beginningin 2005-06, which allowed them to come into democratic electoral politics. Howe
Opinion | New Nepal Prime Minister: Deja vu of a new beginning
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
in 2005-06, which allowed them to come into democratic electoral politics. However, problems arose shortly after the 2008 Constituent Assembly elections in which the Maoists scored an unexpected victory. With 229 seats in an Assembly of 601, they... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
CGMA is new House deputy speakerthe 1987 Constitution. “I filed a resolution for Con-Ass,” she said, referring
CGMA is new House deputy speaker
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
the 1987 Constitution. “I filed a resolution for Con-Ass,” she said, referring to the House leadership’s preference for constituent assembly as the manner by which the Charter will be revised. Arroyo also disclosed her plan to undergo stem cell... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What constitutional crisis? There’s none!have remained unaccounted for. On the issue of how the Charter should be chang
What constitutional crisis? There’s none!
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
have remained unaccounted for. On the issue of how the Charter should be changed, Nene Pimentel was leaning towards a constituent assembly (con-ass) for as long as Congress would hold public meetings to be held in major areas of the country so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tundu Lissu - 'the Fierce' Opposition Legislator 'With a Rebellious Streak'to hold that office. The lawmaker's rebellious streak would also manifest in 2
Tundu Lissu - 'the Fierce' Opposition Legislator 'With a Rebellious Streak'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
to hold that office. The lawmaker's rebellious streak would also manifest in 2014 in a series of political battles in the Constituent Assembly. He put his weight behind the opposition coalition Ukawa which wanted the draft constitution proposing a... Read more
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Rappler
Gloria Arroyo: 'Strategic direction' is to fully support Duterteshe was president. "Let the argument happen when it happens, but as far as I a
Gloria Arroyo: 'Strategic direction' is to fully support Duterte
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
she was president. "Let the argument happen when it happens, but as far as I am concerned, I filed a [resolution] for a Constituent Assembly," added Arroyo, who also filed a bill granting Duterte emergency powers to address Metro Manila... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Arroyo confirms deputy speaker postsupportive of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Arroyo has file
Arroyo confirms deputy speaker post
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
supportive of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Arroyo has filed a bill before the House which calls for a constituent assembly in support of the administration's legislative agenda. The Supreme Court recently dismissed plunder... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
The Duterte challengemind from his previous preference for amendments through a constitutional conve
The Duterte challenge
Bulatlat.com / Posted 17 days ago
mind from his previous preference for amendments through a constitutional convention, to Congress’ being convened into a constituent assembly. To some reporters and broadcast anchors the very concept of federalism itself, which some mindlessly... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House, Senate near Con-ass accordTHE HOUSE of Representatives and the Senate are edging closer to an agreement t
House, Senate near Con-ass accord
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
THE HOUSE of Representatives and the Senate are edging closer to an agreement to vote separately in a constituent assembly (Con-ass) which is one of the main roadblocks to the President Duterte’s move to amend the Constitution and shift to a federal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cha-cha starts in Januaryhe is drafting a proposed executive order creating the commission as requested
Cha-cha starts in January
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
he is drafting a proposed executive order creating the commission as requested by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. ‘Constituent assembly’ Also discussed in the meeting was the issue of whether the Senate and the House would vote separately... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Pimentel, Alvarez hold talks on constituent assemblyKoko Pimentel and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez met on Tuesday morning in a h
Pimentel, Alvarez hold talks on constituent assembly
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
Koko Pimentel and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez met on Tuesday morning in a hotel in Mandaluyong City to talk about constituent assembly. This is meant to begin the process of amending the constitution. The two leaders, however, failed to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Charter change gets rolling in Januarychange gets rolling in JanuaryAugust 9, 2016 11:43 pm CONGRESS will start the
Charter change gets rolling in January
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
change gets rolling in JanuaryAugust 9, 2016 11:43 pm CONGRESS will start the process of amending the Constitution as a Constituent Assembly in January 2017 after budget deliberations, congressional leaders bared on Tuesday. Speaker Pantaleon... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
2017 budget first, before Cha-chathe 1987 Constitution by January 2017. The questions on the mode of amendment
2017 budget first, before Cha-cha
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
the 1987 Constitution by January 2017. The questions on the mode of amendment and the manner of voting, in case a constituent assembly is chosen, were not resolved in the meantime. (From left) Senate President Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comsays Dumaguete city Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo. Remollo said no matter how w
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
says Dumaguete city Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo. Remollo said no matter how well-meaning the President in supporting a Constituent Assembly (CONASS), he should stand by his first pronouncement in saying the amendments should be done by experts... Read more
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Rappler
Con-Com EO for federalism being drafted – Alvarezhas asked him to draft the executive order creating a Constitutional Commission
Con-Com EO for federalism being drafted – Alvarez
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
has asked him to draft the executive order creating a Constitutional Commission that will make recommendations to the Constituent Assembly on what to amend in the Constitution. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker... Read more
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Rappler
Congress to prioritize 2017 budget before Con-AssPhilippines – The 17th Congress plans to pass the 2017 budget this year before
Congress to prioritize 2017 budget before Con-Ass
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
Philippines – The 17th Congress plans to pass the 2017 budget this year before focusing on discussions about the Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) by January 2017. This was the assurance made by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez after meeting... Read more
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