Only three of 11 regions are ready to stand as a self-sustaining state in President Rodrigo Duterte’s vision of a federalized Philippines.
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Senator JV Ejercito supports the May 2019 plebiscite “timeline” of Senate President Koko Pimentel for the new Constitution mandating the shift to federalism.
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Unless senators are assured of separate voting, they may not support Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III in pushing a constitutional assembly to revise the 1987 Constitution to shift to a federalism, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar has urged the public to trust lawmakers' motives in pursuing Charter Change (Cha Cha) amid concerns it will result in a dictatorial rule by President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Former socioeconomic planning secretary Winnie Monsod has slammed House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for presenting federalism and Charter Change (Cha Cha) as the solutions to the country's problems even though his real intent is to extend the…
Senator Risa Hontiveros called on the public not to be swayed by the government’s attempt to condition them into accepting its "grand political schemes."
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Lawyer Christian Monsod believes President Rodrigo Duterte is taking Filipinos for a ride whenever he declares that he does not want extend his term beyond the six-year term limit in 2022.
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Former Commission on Elections chair Christian Monsod said that President Rodrigo Duterte has promised politikos – from the barangay to provinces to the Senate – that all of them would stay in power for at least 10 years.
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Have they learned from history?
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President Rodrigo Duterte doesn't want to extend his term even if it would be necessary as the country shifts to a federal system, Malacañang said.
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said there will be a President and a Prime Minister under the proposed federalism model which Congress hopes to enact this year by changing the 1987 Constitution through a constituent assembly.
Senator JV Ejercito hindi kumbinsido sa federalism form of government
Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat: Walang plano si President Rodrigo Duterte sa federalism, Bangsamoro Basic Law
Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III has come to the defense of President Rodrigo Duterte after Senator Francis Pangilinan said democracy, not dictatorship, should prevail in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, March 13, laid out the direction of his administration in a bid to realize its campaign pledges during the last election tackling issues such as federalism, criminality, corruption and illegal drugs.
Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte asserted once more his commitment to evolving the country’s form of government towards a federal system to allow for the better distribution of public services.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman is asking his colleagues to stop all moves to amend the Constitution after President Rodrigo Duterte revealed his desire to have sole authority to declare Martial law.
President Rodrigo Duterte expected most Filipinos would support his proposed shift to federalism because even the country's national heroes - Jose Rizal and Emilio Aguinlado - believed it was the best system for the country.
Senate President Koko Pimentel has fired a warning shot against members of the House of Representatives that he would not allow them to kill the Senate in President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to shift to a federal form of government.
The Bad Boy of Philippine cinema plans to use his fame for a good cause—to promote federalism as the most suitable form of government for the Philippines.