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Ex-SC justices, legal experts set to give views on Bangsamoro law

Rufus Rodriguez

Former Supreme Court magistrates, law school deans and other legal experts will gather at the House of Representatives on Tuesday to give their views on the constitutionality of the Basic Bangsamoro Law (BBL).

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Local officials mull federal form of govt to speed up countryside development

Mayor Leoncio Evasco Jr. of Maribojoc, Bohol (Photo from www.maribojoc.gov.ph)

Some local government officials have started talking about pursuing a federal form of government, especially in the wake of the controversy over the Aquino administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program and the scandal over the pork barrel scam, which they think have only highlighted the unequal distribution of funds among the regions.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino or Roxas in 2016, says LP lawmaker

President Benigno Aquino III and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas (left). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Either President Aquino or Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is the only “viable choice” as the administration’s presidential candidate in the 2016 elections against Vice President Jejomar Binay, Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice, a Liberal Party (LP) member, said in a radio interview on Sunday.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘There’s still time for Charter change’

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Aquino believes there is still time to amend the Constitution to lift the provision limiting him to a single term, if he should decide to seek a fresh mandate.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

No 2nd term for Aquino like ‘fresh air’ to Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III’s categorical statement about his disinclination to have another go at the presidency could not be more welcome news to the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »