Solicitor General Jose Calida has asked the Supreme Court on Saturday (January 13) to junk the petitions seeking the stop the extension given to martial law over Mindanao due to its unconstitutionality.
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Senator Franklin Drilon supports petition questioning legality of Martial Law extension
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Former Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairperson Etta Rosales has also joined other petitions asking the Supreme Court (SC) to void the extension given to martial law in Mindanao.
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Speaker Bebot Alvarez is pushing to strike off senators from the 2019 mid-term elections if the people vote for a shift to a federal form of government in May this year. Alvarez is pushing for a unicameral form of government which would…
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Marawi rehab can’t be basis of Martial Law extension – Senator Kiko Pangilinan
The "Magnificent 7" group of opposition lawmakers will no longer question the constitutionality of the five-month extension of martial law before the Supreme Court.
SENATOR Manny Pacquiao on Saturday quoted a verse in the Bible in expressing support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s plea to Congress to extend martial law until end of the year.
SENATOR Ralph Recto on Saturday voted to extend martial law for 5 months “out of respect” to the soldiers and policemen in the war zone in Marawi City.
President Rodrigo Duterte plans to extend martial law in the southern Philippines to defeat Islamist militants who have seized a major city, his administration said Tuesday, as critics warned the country could be edging towards a…
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