House turns sights on Charter change issues

Posted May 11, 2011 10:01:00

With the impeachment of former Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez out of the way, the House of Representatives is turning its sights on reviving the public debate on amending the Constitution or Charter change.

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Legal eagles go for federal form of gov’t

Posted February 18, 2011 02:29:00

A consensus has emerged among constitutional experts, including former Supreme Court justices, for a possible shift to a parliamentary-federal system of government.

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DZIQ: Time to amend the Constitution, says ex-Chief Justice Puno

Posted February 17, 2011 12:13:00

Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno on Thursday made a pitch anew for need to overhaul the 1987 Constitution, saying it should be responsive to the needs of the times.

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Same dog, different collar

Posted February 05, 2011 06:16:00

The newly-formed National Union Party (NUP), the splinter group of the Lakas-Kampi Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-Kampi CMD), is proving to be the same dog with a different collar.

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First things first in Cha-cha

Posted February 04, 2011 22:40:00

I CANNOT agree more with former Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban that there is yet “[n]o priority for Cha-cha,” for the simple reason that the solution to our country’s problems is good governance, not Charter change.

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