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Federalism still a go – guv

NEGROS Oriental – Governor Roel Degamo of this province said on Sept 14, 2018 that shifting to a federal form of government is still a go. Degamo said the campaign might have been stalled somehow due to certain issues confronting the country like the low inflation rate. “Like the inflation rate it has to be addressed first, […] The post Federalism still a go – guv appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianSep 14th, 2018

Education campaign on federalism to intensify – Go

YSPECIAL Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go said there is a need to educate the people on federalism, saying that more educational campaigns are needed to make the people understand what it is all about. Go, in a recent ambush interview, said that intensified efforts will be done for the public to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

‘He might’ve forgotten about me’: Nene Pimentel counters Enrile’s new video

Former senator and PDP-Laban founder Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. criticized fellow former senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for defending Martial law during the time of Marcos’ father. The 84-year old former lawmaker during a press briefing on federalism at the Malacañang Palace took note of a recent one-on-one talk between Enrile […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Federalism to give regions more powers, says Cha-Cha committee member

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 21 sept) – The proposed federal charter will provide a better and equitable distribution of powers than the current 1987 Philippine Constitution, a member of the Consultative Committee on Charter Change said. ConCom member lawyer Antonio Arellano said in an interview on Thursday the proposed federal charter seeks to bring structural reforms […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Nene Pimentel says Mocha Uson should stick to entertainment

MANILA, Philippines – Former Senate president and Consultative Committee member Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr said embatteld Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson should stick to entertainment instead of tackling federalism. "Dapat siguro nandoon siya sa entertainment lang. Huwag naman siya sasali dito sa isyu na mukhang hindi naman niya ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Nene Pimentel hits DILG exec for pushing revolutionary gov t

MANILA, Philippines – Former Senate president Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr called out Interior Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III for  pushing for a revolutionry government or RevGov, calling it an irresponsible statement from a government official sworn to protect the Constitution. The longtime federalism advocate made the statement in a Palace news briefing on Friday, September 21. "Mas ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

No budget for federalism plebiscite in 2019, says Comelec

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has no source of funds yet for a possible plebiscite on a federal constitution if it happens in 2019, said poll chief Sheriff Abas on Thursday, September 20.  "To be honest sa 'yo, kakailanganin namin ng P6-8 billion ($111-148 million) eh. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Mindanao to benefit from OLBARMM, federalism – Chinese envoy

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – People’s Republic of China Consul General in Davao City Li Lin said Mindanao is facing a rare opportunity for growth with the signing of the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OLBARMM) and the proposed federal form of government being pushed by the Duterte […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Federalism still a go – guv

NEGROS Oriental – Governor Roel Degamo of this province said on Sept 14, 2018 that shifting to a federal form of government is still a go. Degamo said the campaign might have been stalled somehow due to certain issues confronting the country like the low inflation rate. “Like the inflation rate it has to be addressed first, […] The post Federalism still a go – guv appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

17,000 councilors support shift to federal system of government

Almost 17,000 city and municipal councilors nationwide have vowed to assist in disseminating information about federalism as they expressed full support for the administration’s move to shift to a new form of government. Source link link: 17,000 councilors support shift to federal system of government.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Letters from Davao: Golden era of Philippine-China ties by Jun Ledesma

BURIED AND STONEWALLED in the din that emanates from the never ending clash of ideas on Federalism, senseless razzmatazz over […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Fitch unit: Duterte allies likely to win Senate control

Next year’s mid-term elections could allow President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies to take control of the Senate and facilitate a shift to federalism, a Fitch unit said. This would also provide a boost to the policymaking process but at the same time weaken the country’s system of checks and balances, Fitch Fitch Solutions Macro Research said [...] The post Fitch unit: Duterte allies likely to win Senate control appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Federalism Will Allow the Regions to Progress: ConCom

“The proposed draft Federal Constitution encourages the national government to go on a diet and the regions to go on a muscle-building regimen,” this is the contention of ConCom Member Dr. Julio Tehankee during the Conference on Comparative Practices in Fiscal Federalism organized by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in partnership with […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

LOOK: PCOO issues memo to Mocha over ‘pepederalismo’ fiasco

      AMMAN - Communications Assistant Secretary Margaux "Mocha" Uson received a memorandum from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) for his controversial federalism video.   Communications Undersecretary Lorraine Marie T. Badoy, chair of the PCOO's gender and development, issued the memorandum on August 13.   INQUIRER.net obtained a copy of the memorandum.   "This is in reference to the video posted on your personal blog entitled "Good News Game Show with Drew and Mocha," as well as well as other publications and press release your office may release," Badoy said in her memorandum to Uson.   "As...Keep on reading: LOOK: PCOO issues memo to Mocha over ‘pepederalismo’ fiasco.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Sotto insists Senate not opposed to federalism

SENATE President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III yesterday defended the Senate against the comments of Leyte Rep. Vicente Veloso who called for a campaign against senators who are against federalism. “Rep. Veloso is getting ahead of himself by taunting the senators based on information that is without basis and common sense,”….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Unitary System Chokes Regional Growth; Federalism Only Hope: DILG

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has lamented the stunted growth in the regions brought about by the bureaucracy in the central government. “The regions have an overwhelming supply of natural resources, but because of the system choking regional development, people in the provinces are unable to experience the progress […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Duterte: ‘Rape joke? It’s freedom of expression’

President Duterte yesterday cited freedom of expression to justify his latest remark on rape and to defend presidential communications assistant secretary Mocha Uson, who has been accused of poking fun at federalism......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Anti-fedaralism senators nixed

ABOUT 100 members of the House of Representatives have launched a massive campaign against the election of senators who oppose Charter change and federalism. This is according to Leyte Rep. Vicente Veloso, chairman of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments, who lamented that the proposed Charter change has been languishing….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Duterte defends Mocha despite admitting she went overboard

President Duterte defended Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, who recently drew sharp rebuke over a dance video on federalism that offended even allies of his administration. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Duterte says overboard Mocha Uson still has right to free speech

MANILA, Philippines – Reacting for the first time in public to Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson's controversial federalism jingle , President Rodrigo Duterte admitted she may have overdone things but that he can't sanction her for expressing herself. "Si Mocha maraming kalaban.... There are things ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

‘Only P13.5 billion needed for federalism shift’

A hefty P13.54 billion is needed for the country’s shift to a federal form of government, the consultative committee (Concom) estimates......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018