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How Congress voted on martial law extension in Mindanao

THE Manila Times gathered the names of the lawmakers who voted for and against the extension of martial law in Mindanao during a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Below is the list: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NO – 23 Bag-ao, Kaka J. Brosas, Arlene D. Ramirez-Sato, Josephine Casilao, Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ B. Castro, France L. [...] The post How Congress voted on martial law extension in Mindanao appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netDec 13th, 2017

Reasons why one-year martial law extension in Mindanao is being opposed

Protests against the extension of martial law in Mindanao continued after congress voted to grant President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial rule in the southern region. The Senate after 12 votes of ‘yes’, five votes of ‘no’, and one abstention voted to grant the president’s request while the House of Representatives yielded 223 ‘yes’ […] The post Reasons why one-year martial law extension in Mindanao is being opposed appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Repeating history

There was hardly any question about it. The dominance of the Duterte “supermajority” in both houses of Congress made the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao certain, and even the members of the political opposition in the House of Representatives and the Senate, who nevertheless voted against it, predicted congressional approval of President Rodrigo… The post Repeating history appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Repeating history

There was hardly any question about it. The dominance of the Duterte “supermajority” in both houses of Congress made the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao certain, and even the members of the political opposition in the House of Representatives and the Senate, who nevertheless voted against it, predicted congressional approval of President Rodrigo […] The post Repeating history appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Opposition, support meet approval of martial law extension

Opposition to the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao continues to persist as both houses of Congress voted in favor of stretching it for another year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Congress approves 2nd martial law extension

WITH 240 votes in the affirmative and 27 in the negative, the two chambers of Congress approved a second extension of martial law in Mindanao, this time for a full year. Convening in a joint session on Dec. 13, the Senate voted 14-4, and the House of Representatives, 226-23, to adopt a letter early this […] The post Congress approves 2nd martial law extension appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

How Congress voted on martial law extension in Mindanao

THE Manila Times gathered the names of the lawmakers who voted for and against the extension of martial law in Mindanao during a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Below is the list: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NO – 23 Bag-ao, Kaka J. Brosas, Arlene D. Ramirez-Sato, Josephine Casilao, Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ B. Castro, France L. [...] The post How Congress voted on martial law extension in Mindanao appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

LIST: How the House voted on martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – One more year.  Congress on Wednesday, December 13, voted in favor of extending the proclamation of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte.  During a joint session of the House and the Senate at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Congress Grants 1-Year Martial Law Extension in Mindanao

The Philippine Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to extend martial law in Mindanao for the entire 2018. The Senate and House of Representatives, convening in a joint session, granted President Rodrigo Duterte’s request for the... The post Congress Grants 1-Year Martial Law Extension in Mindanao appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

SC to Palace: Answer petition vs Martial Law extension

The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered Malacañang and Congress to answer the petition of seven opposition lawmakers challenging the third extension of martial law in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

CPP offensive justifies martial law extension – AFP Chief

AFP Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., said the order of the Communist Party of the Philippines for its armed wing — the New People’s Army to “mount tactical offensives across the country” after Congress extended martial law in Mindanao for another year, further justifies the decision to prolong martial law. CPP offensive… link: CPP offensive justifies martial law extension – AFP Chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Is martial law extension constitutionally justified?

Upon President Duterte’s behest, the Senate and the House in joint session last Wednesday voted to again extend martial law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the whole of Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Opposition taking martial law extension to SC

Opposition congressmen vowed yesterday to challenge Wednesday’s decision of Congress to extend President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao by one more year, up to the end of 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Congress extends ML in Mindanao | The Manila Times Online

CONGRESS on Monday voted to extend martial law in Mindanao for another year. In a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives, 235 voted in the affirmative, 28READ The post Congress exten.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Chief execs from Davao region hail Martial Law extension in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 13 (PIA) -- Davao Region chief executives commended the Philippine Congress for granting the extension of the Martial Law in Mindanao.Compostela Valley Governor and Regional.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Chief execs from Davao region hail Martial Law extension in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 13 (PIA) -- Davao Region chief executives commended the Philippine Congress for granting the extension of the Martial Law in Mindanao.Compostela Valley Governor and Regional.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

The ANC Brief: Bickering over the budget | ABS-CBN News

Lawmakers want the president to boot out Ben Diokno from the Cabinet. And while the congressmen and the Palace bicker over the budget, the extension of martial law in Mindanao sails through Congress......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

On what grounds? Netizens question martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines– After the 17th Congress approved the extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2019, netizens were left wondering about the basis and necessity of the move. In a joint session on Wednesday, December 12, the Senate and the House of Representatives ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Francis Escudero: ‘Is martial law the new normal in Mindanao?’

Lawmakers who voted against extending martial law in Mindanao for another year blasted Congress, saying there was no legal basis for its approval......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Congress OKs 1 more year of martial law

Voting jointly, the two chambers of Congress yesterday overwhelmingly approved President Duterte’s request for the extension of martial law in Mindanao by another year, up to the end of 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

KONSYENSYA DABAW: A third extension of Martial Law in Mindanao: What for? Who gains?

Statement of Konsyensya Dabaw on the third extension of martial law in Mindanao We at Konsyensya Dabaw, an open movement of human rights advocates from Davao City, question the request transmitted by Malacañang to the 17th Philippine Congress for a third extension of martial law in The Philippine Constitution in Article VII, Section 18  clearly […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018