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‘There’s still time for Charter change’

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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 »

What is the reason in proposing an Aquino term extension?

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erice

What was in the mind of Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice when he proposed an Aquino reelection? The Liberal Party stalwart said Friday that he first floated the idea of amending the Constitution in order to gauge the public’s reaction about giving President Aquino another shot for second term.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bernas tells Aquino to retire, give Santiago a chance

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Sit back, relax and give other people a chance. That’s a message for President Aquino from Jesuit priest Joaquin Bernas (inset), a member of the 1986 Constitutional Commission. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Sit back, relax and give other people a chance. That’s a message for President Aquino from Jesuit priest Joaquin Bernas, a member of the 1986 Constitutional Commission.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Why 6 million signatures are needed vs pork barrel system?

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Tents, booths set up for People's Initiative vs pork sign-up drive at Luneta. JULLIANNE DE JESUS/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—Anti-pork groups are targeting the passage of a law abolishing the pork barrel system that cannot be rejected by the President or be repealed by Congress. Integrated Bar of the Philippines President Vicente Joyas said that is why it is important to gather the required number of signatures for the people’s initiative against pork […]

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyers, court workers to beef up Rizal Park rally

INQUIRER PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

Lawyers and court employees are set to take part in a rally Monday, National Heroes Day, at Rizal Park in Manila to oppose any move that would lift presidential term limits set in the Constitution and to assert the judiciary’s independence from Malacañang.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

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