By DJ Yap
MANILA, Philippines—House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. is not discouraged by a Pulse Asia survey showing that 85 percent of Filipinos do not favor amending the Constitution to lift the restrictions on ownership of land here by foreigners. “Maybe [it’s] not properly understood that this could only apply to residential and commercial and industrial lots, […]
By DJ Yap
House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. is not discouraged by a Pulse Asia survey showing that 85 percent of Filipinos do not favor constitutional amendments to relax restrictions on foreign ownership of land.
By Maila Ager
With barely two years left under the Aquino administration, the Senate has no choice but to give its “best shot” to the proposed amendments to economic provisions of the Constitution, Senate President Franklin Drilon has said.
By Christian V. Esguerra
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.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
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.