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dna
Study Constitution well, understand democratic process: President to law studentsseek through participation in all matters relating to governance and the state.
Study Constitution well, understand democratic process: President to law students
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
seek through participation in all matters relating to governance and the state. Addressing the 24th Annual Convocation of National Law School of India University (NLSIU) here, the President urged the students to study the Constitution well,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.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?
Ghanaweb.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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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 2 days 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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Office of the President - Philippines
Q&A: Media Interview with President Rodrigo Roa DuterteDUTERTE: Yes. I dare them. Challenge ko sa kanila: Let us not only talk, mag-ma
Q&A: Media Interview with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 days ago
DUTERTE: Yes. I dare them. Challenge ko sa kanila: Let us not only talk, mag-marathon tayo. Mr. Tinaza: Sir, also another national issue. The issue of the constitutional assembly and the constitutional convention. Some sectors, the Senate... 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 6 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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Maneater
Who represents you at MU: a guide to student governmentslegislative and judicial branches. The executive branch consists of the Executi
Who represents you at MU: a guide to student governments
Maneater / Posted 7 days ago
legislative and judicial branches. The executive branch consists of the Executive Board: the president, vice president, national communications coordinator, secretary, finance coordinator, director of diversity and inclusivity, director of... Read more
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dna
BJP's ally Rashtriya Lok Samata Party suspends MP, MLA; heading for splitUnion minister Upendra Kushwaha-led Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an NDA c
BJP's ally Rashtriya Lok Samata Party suspends MP, MLA; heading for split
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Union minister Upendra Kushwaha-led Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an NDA constituent, is heading for a split with the party suspending an MP and an MLA for alleged anti-party activities on Friday. Based on the recommendations of party's... Read more
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Philly.com
Herbert Fineman, Pa. House speaker from Phila.Harrisburg," said William Ecenbarger, who covered state government for the Inqu
Herbert Fineman, Pa. House speaker from Phila.
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
Harrisburg," said William Ecenbarger, who covered state government for the Inquirer. "He brought the Pennsylvania General Assembly into the modern era. Tragically, he lost his way and succumbed to a venal scheme that landed him in prison. He never... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor for increased accountability at all levels of government and for those elected
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
for increased accountability at all levels of government and for those elected to serve in it. In the Pennsylvania General Assembly, the duties of elected office require full-time attention, frequently requiring representatives and senators to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONfor increased accountability at all levels of government and for those elected
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
for increased accountability at all levels of government and for those elected to serve in it. In the Pennsylvania General Assembly, the duties of elected office require full-time attention, frequently requiring representatives and senators to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jaimini Bhagwati: Delhi and its malcontentsThe National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) has been poorly served by the re
Jaimini Bhagwati: Delhi and its malcontents
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
The National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) has been poorly served by the recurring differences between appointees of the central government, such as the lieutenant governor (LG), and those elected to the Delhi Assembly. Delhi's status as a state... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Alphons’ appointment as Chandigarh administrator on hold as Punjab objectsover the phone on Wednesday afternoon. Alphons is best known for his demolitio
Alphons’ appointment as Chandigarh administrator on hold as Punjab objects
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
over the phone on Wednesday afternoon. Alphons is best known for his demolition drive against illegal encroachments in the national capital when he was heading the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in the 1990s. He quit bureaucracy in 2006 and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Restructuring and the Yoruba Agendabook on True Federal Democracy Or Awaiting Implosion? I agree with his suggesti
Restructuring and the Yoruba Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
book on True Federal Democracy Or Awaiting Implosion? I agree with his suggestion on the need for the creation for a National Institute for the Strategic Management of Nigeria's Security. And those who know Nigeria well enough don't joke with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cha-cha on the rollconfirmed this as he officially turned over the voluminous books containing the
Cha-cha on the roll
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
confirmed this as he officially turned over the voluminous books containing the details of the proposed P3.35-trillion 2017 national budget. Actually, what Diokno submitted to Congress was the proposed 2017 budget bill prepared by the previous... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Budget for change, but none for charter change–Dioknosecretary Benjamin Diokno said on Monday. Diokno made this statement after the
Budget for change, but none for charter change–Diokno
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Monday. Diokno made this statement after the turn-over of the proposed P3.35 trillion national budget for 2017, which seeks to cement the Duterte administration’s promise of change. “(The budget) will allow us... 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 13 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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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 13 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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Manila Bulletin
Senate public hearings on Cha-cha to begin Sept. 6Congress would tackle Charter change (Cha-cha) by January, 2017 and prioritize
Senate public hearings on Cha-cha to begin Sept. 6
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Congress would tackle Charter change (Cha-cha) by January, 2017 and prioritize the passage of the proposed P3.3-trillion national budget this year. “The committee understands the importance of this undertaking as part of the agenda of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Senate to start Charter Change hearings on September 6said that the first public hearing and consultation regarding the subject is se
Senate to start Charter Change hearings on September 6
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
said that the first public hearing and consultation regarding the subject is set ‪on September 6, before the 2017 proposed national budget is to be brought to the Senate floor by mid-November. Drilon said that “an undertaking as monumental as... 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 17 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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The Hindu
Opinion | New Nepal Prime Minister: Deja vu of a new beginningfirst prolonged his tenure by suggesting that the deal was not about presenting
Opinion | New Nepal Prime Minister: Deja vu of a new beginning
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
first prolonged his tenure by suggesting that the deal was not about presenting the budget but about getting it through the Assembly. Mr. Prachanda got wind of the fact that Mr. Oli was also reaching out to the NC to get their support in the... 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 18 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
Mudavadi Criticises President Kenyatta's Merger of 12 PartiesSpeaking during a press briefing at State House Nairobi, the Head of State indi
Mudavadi Criticises President Kenyatta's Merger of 12 Parties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Speaking during a press briefing at State House Nairobi, the Head of State indicated that constituent parties will hold their National Delegates Congress the previous day at the Bomas of Kenya to ratify their merger with the Jubilee Party. Amani... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Merger Takes Kenya Back to a Single Party State, Warns RailaSpeaking during a press briefing at State House Nairobi, the Head of State indi
Merger Takes Kenya Back to a Single Party State, Warns Raila
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Speaking during a press briefing at State House Nairobi, the Head of State indicated that constituent parties will hold their National Delegates Congress the previous day at the Bomas of Kenya to ratify their merger with the Jubilee Party. ODM... 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 18 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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Bulatlat.com
The Duterte challengemind from his previous preference for amendments through a constitutional conve
The Duterte challenge
Bulatlat.com / Posted 19 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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Pilipino Star
Cha-cha starts in Januarythe Constitution – including the push for federalism – will start in January ne
Cha-cha starts in January
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
the Constitution – including the push for federalism – will start in January next year or after the approval of the national budget, congressional leaders said yesterday. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez... 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 19 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 19 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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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta to Make Major Announcement On Jubilee Partyannouncement on the Jubilee Party from State House Nairobi. The announcement b
President Kenyatta to Make Major Announcement On Jubilee Party
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
announcement on the Jubilee Party from State House Nairobi. The announcement by the Head of State comes even as nine constituent parties issued notices of merger to the Registrar of Political Parties. The notices are signed by Secretary... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
2017 budget first, before Cha-chayesterday agreed to temporarily shelve Charter change (Cha-cha) proposals to co
2017 budget first, before Cha-cha
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
yesterday agreed to temporarily shelve Charter change (Cha-cha) proposals to concentrate on the passage of the first national budget under a Duterte presidency and avoid re-enactment. In a meeting yesterday, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2017 budget over Charter change, Alvarez saysRILLON Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez on Tuesday said the House of Represen
2017 budget over Charter change, Alvarez says
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
RILLON Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez on Tuesday said the House of Representatives would be focusing on passing the national budget first before revising the 1987 Constitution. In an interview after a meeting with Senate President Aquilino... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Amendment of Cama Will Improve Investment Climatelandscape is heavily hamstrung by several provisions in CAMA which impedes mode
How Amendment of Cama Will Improve Investment Climate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
landscape is heavily hamstrung by several provisions in CAMA which impedes modern business practices in the light of national and global reforms," he said. He further said: "Securing an amendment of CAMA has become more compelling considering... Read more
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The Economic Times
What should we do, apart from voting, to make governments accountable?it would continue to be relevant as long as democracy survived in India. He had
What should we do, apart from voting, to make governments accountable?
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
it would continue to be relevant as long as democracy survived in India. He had said this in the concluding session of the Constituent Assembly debate, "By independence, we have lost the excuse of blaming the British for anything going wrong. If... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lawmakers eye longer work week for con-assMANILA, Philippines - Congressmen are eyeing a longer work week if they convene
Lawmakers eye longer work week for con-ass
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Congressmen are eyeing a longer work week if they convene as a constituent assembly (con-ass) to work on a new Constitution that would shift the nation to the federal system. “We need to have more session days. We might have to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House to form 12 states in federal bidPartido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan; Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu, Nacionali
House to form 12 states in federal bid
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan; Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu, Nacionalista Party; Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro, National Unity Party; Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo, Liberal Party, and Negros Occidental Rep. Mercedes Alvarez, Nationalist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Is True Federalism?in the fact that it is the platform from which the incumbent President, majorit
What Is True Federalism?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
in the fact that it is the platform from which the incumbent President, majority of state governors; and majority of the National Assembly and state legislative arms members were elected. Still there are categories of Nigerians who express... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Metaphoric Memory of Fajuyion its potential to bring about the much needed change in Nigeria when prominen
A Metaphoric Memory of Fajuyi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
on its potential to bring about the much needed change in Nigeria when prominent discussants ‎converged on the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Oyo State to extol the rare loyalty displayed by late General Adekunle... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The big letdownwould you seriously expect Congress to vote to diminish its own power? This sur
The big letdown
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
would you seriously expect Congress to vote to diminish its own power? This surely happens under the federal form where the National Congress castrates itself and shares responsibilities (and funds) with the state legislatures. As for the upper... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House to try out federal states in Congressng Bayan (PDP-Laban); Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu from the Nacionalista Party (NP);
House to try out federal states in Congress
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
ng Bayan (PDP-Laban); Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu from the Nacionalista Party (NP); Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro from the National Unity Party (NUP); Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo from the Liberal Party (LP) and Negros Occidental Rep. Mercedes... Read more
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Pilipino Star
From con-con to con-ass to con-com?with Puno. So the first part of this debate is on the method of changing the C
From con-con to con-ass to con-com?
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
with Puno. So the first part of this debate is on the method of changing the Constitution. I learned that during the National Security Council (NSC) meeting where all former Presidents met for the first time with President Rodrigo Duterte, he... Read more
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The Manila Times
Federalism project puts the cart before the horsepm Second of two parts First read By pressing for a system switch to federal
Federalism project puts the cart before the horse
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
pm Second of two parts First read By pressing for a system switch to federalism before Congress can choose between a constituent assembly and a constitutional convention as the vehicle for charter change, President Duterte and Speaker... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Defence of OsinbajoGovernor, Major-General Hassan Usman Katsina 21 years ago on July 24. The forme
In Defence of Osinbajo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Governor, Major-General Hassan Usman Katsina 21 years ago on July 24. The former vice-president spoke on "The challenges of national integration and survival of democracy in Nigeria". The only guarantee for national integration and survival of... Read more
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Rappler
Freedom of Information law: will it pass under Duterte?memoranda The bill passed in the Senate in 2014 set similar restrictions. Thes
Freedom of Information law: will it pass under Duterte?
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
memoranda The bill passed in the Senate in 2014 set similar restrictions. These include information that would jeopardize national security, foreign relations, law enforcement operations, trade and economic secrets, individual’s right to privacy,... Read more
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Rappler
Robredo favors Constitutional Convention to amend charterduring a press briefing on Wednesday, August 3. Being a lawmaker herself in th
Robredo favors Constitutional Convention to amend charter
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
during a press briefing on Wednesday, August 3. Being a lawmaker herself in the 16th Congress, Robredo said be part of a Constituent Assembly "is over and above the regular duties of the members of Congress." Con-Con and Constituent Assembly are... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
All you need to know about Prachanda's complicated relationship with Indiaa monarchy to federalism. 2) After signing the Comprehensive Peace Accord in 2
All you need to know about Prachanda's complicated relationship with India
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
a monarchy to federalism. 2) After signing the Comprehensive Peace Accord in 2007, Nepal decided to hold elections to a Constituent Assembly in line with the 12-pont deal. Maoists emerged the largest party in these polls and Prachanda briefly... Read more
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The Manila Times
Former SC justices, academics eyed for Con-Comto form a 20-man panel of experts to ensure that vested interests won’t dictate
Former SC justices, academics eyed for Con-Com
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
to form a 20-man panel of experts to ensure that vested interests won’t dictate changes to the 1987 Constitution through a Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass). Aquino recommended former Chief Justices Hilario Davide Jr., Reynato Puno and Artemio... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Constitutional commission proposed to hasten shift to federalismhis House Concurrent Resolution No. 05, Davao Oriental Rep. Joel Mayo Almario p
Constitutional commission proposed to hasten shift to federalism
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
his House Concurrent Resolution No. 05, Davao Oriental Rep. Joel Mayo Almario proposed convening the 17th Congress in a constituent assembly for one month if only to amend the Article XVII or “Amendments or Revisions” of the 1987 Constitution... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace ready to engage Filipinos on federalismwould allow regions to benefit from their own resources and would ensure more e
Palace ready to engage Filipinos on federalism
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
would allow regions to benefit from their own resources and would ensure more equitable distribution of funds between the national and local government. “Ultimately we want our people to consider the greater possibilities to make change an... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Con-Con is the best optionsudden change of mind in amending the 1987 Cory Constitution, either through a
Con-Con is the best option
Manila Standard Today / Posted 26 days ago
sudden change of mind in amending the 1987 Cory Constitution, either through a Constitutional Convention or through a Constituent Assembly, has given rise to a spirited debate on what method to restructure the unitary, presidential system that... Read more
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