Gauge views on autonomy, Cordillera leaders asked

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:16:42 +0000

Gauge views on autonomy, Cordillera leaders asked

BAGUIO CITY—The constitutional mandate to form a Cordillera autonomous region has again drawn the attention of the government, following the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, creating the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

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Dominguez on Arroyo ouster plot: “Pure fiction”

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:48:25 +0000

Dominguez on Arroyo ouster plot: “Pure fiction”

This was how the head of the Duterte administration’s economic team described a report that came out last Friday about an alleged ouster plot against House Speaker Gloria Arroyo led by economic managers.

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Lorenzana adds voice to Duterte execs against federalism, says PH ‘not ready’

DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana joined the growing number of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet secretaries who expressed reservations about the Philippines shift to a federal form of government, saying that the country was “not ready.” “We are not yet ready because we need maybe more education to the people for them to understand what [federalism]is for,” […]

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No economic disruption in federalism, only ‘greater growth’ – Con-com

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Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia’s fear that a shift to federalism would “wreak havoc” on the country’s economy is baseless, President Rodrigo Duterte’s charter change committee said on Wednesday.

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