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WATCH: Congress joint session on martial law extension in Mindanao

Bookmark this page to watch the Congress joint session live on Rappler on Wednesday, December 13 MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a joint session on Wednesday, December 13, to discuss  President Rodrigo Duterte's request  for a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. The 5-month extension  Congress earlier granted Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerDec 12th, 2017

WATCH: Congress joint session on martial law extension in Mindanao

Bookmark this page to watch the Congress joint session live on Rappler on Wednesday, December 13 MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a joint session on Wednesday, December 13, to discuss  President Rodrigo Duterte's request  for a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. The 5-month extension  Congress earlier granted Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Cotabateños, Maguindanaons Hail Martial Law Extension

Led by Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi, Cotabateños have expressed joy over the approval by both houses of Congress of the extension of martial law in Mindanao for another year. In a joint session Wednesday, both the Senate and the House of Representatives (HoR) voted – 235-28-1 – in favor of the extension of martial law […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated 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

MORO CONSENSUS GROUP: No to Extension of Martial Law!

Statement of Moro Consensus Group on third extension of martial law and demolition of houses in Marawi’s Ground Zero  Investigate the illegal demolition of houses by Finmat (FIRI) inside Marawi’s main affected area! Tomorrow, Congress will have its joint session on the proposed extension of Martial Law in Mindanao. Proponents will argue that there is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Martial law in Mindanao extended from 60 days to 222 to 587 to 952

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 December) -- As expected, the Joint Session of Congress, voting 235 in favor, 28 against and one abstention, approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a "further extension" of martial law and suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus until yearend 2019, even as Senator Francis Escudero asked the body if they had authority to extend martial law beyond the end of their terms on June 30, 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

No actual rebellion, no data to back martial law extension – lawmakers

MANILA, Philippines – Two opposition lawmakers said the government has failed to provide sufficient evidence to prove a third extension of martial law in Mindanao is needed to quell rebellion and develop the southern island. During the joint Congress session on Wednesday, December 12, Senate Minority Leader Franklin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Hello, martial law extension; goodbye, 2019 budget

Congress' joint session for martial law extension has added to the delay in passing next year's P3.757 trillion national budget which a Senate leader said could no longer be done this year. The Senate and House of Representatives would hold a joint session to deliberate on President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a third extension of martial law in Mindanao. Senators said it would be impossible for them to approve the 2019 budget on second and third reading by Thursday, Congress' last session day. Time consuming As a result, a reenacted budget would be adopted in January as senators also planned to insert a provision exempting from the election ban all projects under the P...Keep on reading: Hello, martial law extension; goodbye, 2019 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Whatever happened to the martial law implementation reports to Congress?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 December) — On December 13, 2017, at the Joint Session of the House of Representatives and the Senate to deliberate on the proposed second extension of martial law in Mindanao until December 31, 2018, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, the Martial Law Administrator, apologized for their failure to submit reports to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Joint Congress session on martial law extension set

The House of Representatives and the Senate will meet in joint session next week to tackle the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao. Source link link: Joint Congress session on martial law extension set.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Joint Congress session on martial law extension set

The House of Representatives and the Senate will meet in joint session next week to tackle the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

THE VOTE: Inuulit lamang ni Pangulong Duterte ang malagim at maling solusyong militar ng diktador na si Marcos

(Explanation of “No” vote sa Panibagong Extension ng Martial Law sa Mindanao, delivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate during the Joint Session of Congress on 13 December 2017 at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City) Mariin naming tinututulan ang panibagong pagpapalawig ng batas militar sa Mindanao. Inuulit lamang ni Pangulong Duterte ang malagim at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

THE VOTE: A critical blow to Philippine Democracy

(Speech explaining his “No” vote on extending martial law until 31 December 2017, delivered by Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin at the Joint Session of Congress on 13 December 2017 at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City) Akbayan votes NO for yet another extension of the factually and constitutionally impaired Martial Law in Mindanao, dealing a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

240 yes, 27 no:  Congress OKs martial law extension until end of 2018

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 December) —   With 240 voting in favor and 27 against, the Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday granted President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao until 31 December 2018. The extension until yearend 2018 brings to 19 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

Martial law extension draws mixed reactions from Bukidnon folks

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 14 Dec) – The Joint Session of Congress’ approval of President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao until next year drew mixed reactions here. Congress extended martial law until December 31, 2018 with a vote of 240 in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

NO TO MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION

Progressive groups in Davao City hold a protest along Roxas Avenue to condemn the extension of martial law in Mindanao for one more year. In a joint session on Wednesday, December 13, the Congress approved the request of the Palace to extend the implementation of martial law until December 31, 2018. (Robby Joy D. Salveron/ davaotoday.com).....»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Marawi residents crying for justice fear extended martial law

MANILA, Philippines – If she can beg each and every lawmaker to reject the extension of martial law in Mindanao, she will. She attended the joint session of Congress on Wednesday, December 13, and spoke with anyone willing to listen.  She feared the harassment of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 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

Yes to martial law extension

CONGRESS in a joint session, with a vote of 240 affirmative and only 27 negative, approved the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend for another year martial law in Mindanao. On the part of the Senate, the vote was 14-4 while in the House of Representatives it was 226-23.… Source link link: Yes to martial law extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Yes to martial law extension

CONGRESS in a joint session, with a vote of 240 affirmative and only 27 negative, approved the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend for another year martial law in Mindanao. On the part of the Senate, the vote was 14-4 while in the House of Representatives it was 226-23.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated 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