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Duterte seeks term end by 2019

Duterte seeks term end by 2019.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJul 7th, 2018

Duterte seeks term end by 2019

Duterte seeks term end by 2019.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Isko Moreno’s bid to unseat Erap in 2019 put to test via ABC prexy election

FORMER Vice Mayor Isko Moreno’s bid to unseat two-term Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada will be put on a litmus test when the city’s Liga ng mga Barangay elect its president on July 30. Moreno is supporting District 6 Chairwoman Lei Lacuna who seeks to become president of the Liga….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Duterte OK’s proposed 2019 national budget

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte and his Cabinet approved in a July 9 meeting the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019 that is designed to help spur faster overall economic growth that will also lift more Filipinos out of poverty by the time he ends his six-year term in mid-2022......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte on new term: I can step down in 2019

President Duterte is ready to step down next year, or as soon as a federal charter is in place......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Duterte on new term: I can step down in 2019

President Duterte is ready to step down next year, or as soon as a federal charter is in place......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Show data to support BBL’s ‘awesome’ fiscal powers—Recto

Saying that the “law is in the details,” Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto yesterday pressed the government to submit “the economic fine print” that will underpin the proposed Bangsamoro government’s fiscal autonomy.In a request coursed through Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri, Recto sought “facts and figures that will bolster the financial feasibility” of the Bangsamoro self-ruled homeland.Recto said the submission of these will clarify ambiguities in the provisions in Bangsamoro Basic Law bill, and “hasten its passage in the Senate.””Like any bill, if you scratch the surface of a provision of the BBL, you will find the price tag underneath,” Recto said.Among the data Recto has requested are “national revenue collections in ARMM since its creation to the present, as well as budget utilization of ARMM, including relevant financial statements, from the time it was created.”Included in the request are “budget allocations and subsidies lodged in different national government agencies, earmarked and off-budget revenue sources.”“The purpose is to find out if past allocations to ARMM were at levels sufficient to meet the imperatives of growth, because if these are historically lacking, then we are properly informed not to commit the same mistakes with the future Bangasamoro government,” Recto said. In his letter to Zubiri, Recto also sought additional data on the formula used in computing and allocating the proposed Annual Block Grants, “funds which are to be automatically appropriated and released by the national government.” For 2019, the Block Grant is pegged at P72 billion. “What then is the revenue basis used in setting this amount?” Recto said.Recto likewise requested “elaboration” on the nature of the Special Development Fund, or SDF, which has been pegged at P100 billion for 20 years, P10 billion of which shall be given by the national government the year following the ratification of the BBL.“What is the basis for the SDF? What are examples of projects to be funded by this?” Recto said.He also asked for the “negative list of projects or programs” which cannot be funded by the block grant or by the SDF.Recto also requested for social and economic indicators at all levels of the present ARMM, and “programs that will result in better socio-economic numbers.”He said that BBL proponents in the executive branch should also submit a comparative matrix between Republic Act 6734 (ARMM Organic Act), Republic Act 9054 (Amended ARMM Organic Act), and the BBL.“A side-by-side tale of tapes, comparing past, current models, and the future one would help us create the best BBL which will encapsulate all our dreams and visions for a peaceful, progressive South,” Recto said.The senator reiterated his support “for a constitutionally-compliant, fiscally-responsible, grassroots-accepted organic law for the autonomous region.”Speaker: PDP to campaign vs poll bets against federalismSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday said the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) will actively campaign against candidates for senator and other elective positions in the 2019 elections who are opposed to a federal system of government.Speaking before over 3,000 new members of the PDP at the Datu Lipus Makapandong Cultural Center, Alvarez urged the people in the province to support the advocacy of President Duterte and the PDP for a shift to a federal system of government, which he said would open up the development potential of the provinces and the regions.“I have one request, please don’t vote for candidates, particularly for senator, who are opposing federalism,” Alvarez told the new PDP members composed practically of the entire local officials of the province led by Agusan Del Sur Gov. Edward Adolph Plaza, 2nd District rep. Evelyn Mellana and 1st District Rep. Maria Valentina Plaza.With the mass oath-taking, the province of Agusan del Sur became the newest addition to the PDP country.In interview with the local media after the event, Alvarez explained his call against anti-federalism candidates.Alvarez said the ruling party was pushing for federalism to ensure inclusive development, particularly of the poor and neglected areas of the country.Alvarez said it was also time to elevate the political maturity of the nation by focusing the campaign on issues instead of the old practice of politics based solely on popularity or personality.He dared the senatorial hopefuls for the 2019 elections to make a clear stand on the issue of federalism.Alvarez said that if a candidate was opposed to federalism then he was clearly against the interest of provinces and regions.Accompanying Alvarez in the event were Davao City 1st District Rep. Karlo Nograles and Oriental Mindoro 2nd District Rep. Reynaldo Umali, whom the Speaker said would be included in the senatorial slate of the administration party for the 2019 senatorial contest.Earlier, Alvarez said that among the benefits of federalism was that the regions or states would retain the lion’s share of the taxes, instead of having to make do with the meager share the central government was currently sending back to the provinces.He said it was crucial to achieve a shift to a federal system of government within the term of President Duterte, who was the only presidential candidate in the 2016 elections who pushed for a federal system of government.Kimberly Otaza, 26, municipal councilor of Loreto, Agusan Del Sur, who was among the new PDP members, said she fully embraces the idea of federalism.Another new PDP member, 45-year old Duric Gavino, a barangay kagawad of Brgy. Poblacion, Prosperidad town of the province, also expressed support for a shift to a new form of government.Gavino added that he was thankful that President Duterte and the PDP are pushing for a shift to a federal form of government.“So, we thank the President. We support federalism.” he stressed.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

LP mulls joining ‘The Resistance’ to counter ‘The Force’ in Senate for 2019—Aquino

THE Liberal Party (LP) is considering joining a coalition slate in the 2019 mid-term elections composed of people willing to express dissent and oppose policies under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte that are not helpful to Filipinos, Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino 4th said on Monday. Aquino admitted that the LP has no intention to form [...] The post LP mulls joining ‘The Resistance’ to counter ‘The Force’ in Senate for 2019—Aquino appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Duterte party eyes 5 senators from majority bloc in 12-man slate for 2019

SENATE President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd on Sunday said that members of the majority bloc seeking re-election in the 2019 mid-term polls were being considered by the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) to be part of its slate. Pimentel, president of the PDP-Laban, made the clarification in reaction to a statement by Sen. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito [...] The post Duterte party eyes 5 senators from majority bloc in 12-man slate for 2019 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Ejercito may join Sara party if…

SENATOR JV Ejercito yesterday said he may join the political party of presidential daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte in case PDP-Laban would not include him in the Senate slate during the 2019 mid-term elections. In a news forum at the Senate, Ejercito said he had discussions with Sara who….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Bong Go on running for senator: “started as a joke but…”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 March) — Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go declared on February 7 that he was not running for a Senate seat in the 2019 mid-term elections, that President Rodrigo Duterte was just joking and that he was committed to “stand beside him (Duterte) ’til kingdom come.” “Joke […] The post Bong Go on running for senator: “started as a joke but…” appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Speaker seeks first federal election in 2022

SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte now wants the first elections under a federal government by 2022, when the President’s term ends. Alvarez is leading the Duterte administration’s push for Charter change to pave the way for a shift to a federal system of government that will divide the country into different regions with [...] The post Speaker seeks first federal election in 2022 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Proposed Cha-cha may abolish OVP, says Colmenares

A former lawmaker warned on Sunday that the current Charter change (Cha-cha) proposal may abolish the office of the vice president but would not disqualify President Rodrigo Duterte from running for president in 2022.   "Under the PDP-Laban (Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan)Constitution, the office of the Vice President will be abolished by 2019 if they succeed in having the new Constitution ratified during the 2019 elections," Bayan Muna Chair and former Congressman Neri Colmenares pointed out in a statement.   "Vice-President Leni Robredo will be ousted from her office long before her term ends in 2022," he said.   "While PDP Laban may ar...Keep on reading: Proposed Cha-cha may abolish OVP, says Colmenares.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Du30 says no to no-el

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has thumbed down a no-el scenario in 2019. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque however indicated that holding or scuttling the mid-term elections depended on the ratification of a new constitution and a mandatory transition period preceding a shift to the federal form of government. “He reiterated he is….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Du30 says no to no-el

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has thumbed down a no-el scenario in 2019. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque however indicated that holding or scuttling the mid-term elections depended on the ratification of a new constitution and a mandatory transition period preceding a shift to the federal form of government. “He reiterated he is… Source link link: Du30 says no to no-el.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Roque: Duterte denies he’s seeking term extension

          DAVAO CITY---Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roqueon Thursdayallayed fears of a no-election (no-el) scenario as floated by several allies of the President in Congress, saying the law has mandated the conduct of the polls next year.   In a press briefing here, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque also doused speculations that President Rodrigo Duterte was seeking an extension of his stay in Malacaang beyond 2022.   "Unless and until the Constitution is amended and ratified by the people, elections will push through in 2019," Roque said.   READ: Roque: Duterte has no wish to extend term   The...Keep on reading: Roque: Duterte denies he’s seeking term extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Alvarez: No election in 2019 possible but not Duterte term extension

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday reiterated that it is possible that midterm elections in 2019 would be canceled should the countr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Duterte rules out term extension

MALACAÑANG said on Wednesday the midterm elections would push through in 2019 as scheduled unless the Constitution was amended. The Palace issued the statement through Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque Jr., who told a press conference: “The President always looks to the Constitution as his guiding document. The Constitution sets the date for the next elections [...] The post Duterte rules out term extension appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

‘No-El’ in 2019, term extension for DU30 et al send political circles abuzz

(UPDATE 2, 6:50 p.m) Talk of a "no election" scenario in 2019 and a possible extension of President Duterte's term thrust government critics in anxiety Wednesday, after leaders of the two chambers of Congress, both his partymates, left open such possibilities in the transition to federalism, which will involve Charter change......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Loren mum on Duterte offer to head DSWD

SENATOR Loren Legarda neither confirmed nor denied the reported offer of President Rodrogo Duterte for her to lead the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) after her third term as a senator in 2019. “I am not certain whether I am allowed to comment on that on national television….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

If VP wants to be president, let Duterte finish first – PNP chief

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa is open to Vice President Leni Robredo running for president in 2019, but he has one condition: She must let Duterte finish his term. "Sana tulungan na lang niya ang presidente, anyway, she will have her time, she ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017