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Supreme Court finally gets original prints of Constitution

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The Supreme Court’s “bible” is finally home

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: The matter of Charter change

A resolution seeking to amend the protectionist provisions and foreign participation limits in the Constitution has reached the plenary in the House of Representatives before Congress adjourned sine die in June.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

2 priest lawyers speak up on Aquino’s DAP

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Malacañang’s claims that President Benigno Aquino is empowered by Section 49 of the 1987 Administrative Code to use savings on priority activities that promote economic well-being have drawn criticism from the country’s foremost experts on constitutional law.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace on DAP: We did nothing wrong

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“Wala po kaming ginawang kasalanan hinggil dito (We did nothing wrong here)” was Malacañang’s firm statement on Thursday pertaining to the now defunct Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC declares parts of DAP unconstitutional


The Supreme Court has declared as unconstitutional the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), according to a source privy to the deliberations in the high tribunal.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »