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Abad: LP should meet with Aquino to get clear stand on Charter change

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Florencio ''Butch'' Abad 2

Given that President Benigno Aquino III has expressed openness to Charter change, lawmakers could convince him to take a look at lifting the restrictive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said Wednesday.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Uncategorized | Read More »

No movement to amend Constitution…for now

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Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda. FILE PHOTO

Malacañang made it clear on Wednesday that it was not pushing for Charter change as of the moment.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino just being honest with ‘Cha-cha,’ public pre-judged – Palace

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

As far as Malacañang is concerned, President Benigno Aquino III was just being honest with his views on Charter change.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House minority vows to block ‘Cha-cha,’ Aquino term extension

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neri colmenares1

The minority bloc at the House of Representatives on Wednesday assured that it would block any effort to amend the Constitution and extend the term of President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon, Belmonte: Charter change to lift foreign equity limits

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Senate President Franklin Drilon (left) and Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.: Allies but biggest opponents of a second term for President Aquino. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacanang Photo Bureau)

The biggest opponents of a second term for President Aquino through a constitutional amendment are his principal allies in Congress, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and Senate President Franklin Drilon.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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