After removing the height requirement for police aspirants, the Philippine National Police should also move to set a new limit in place - this time for cops' waistlines.
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No amount of threats and bullying, including from the leadership of the House of Representatives, can make the Senate change its stand on introducing changes to the Constitution, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
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Who will dare betray the Senate by attending a joint session of Congress for Charter change even without authority from his peers?
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This should make senators think more than twice before attending joint sessions with the House of Representatives to amend the Constitution.
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After Wednesday's Senate hearing on Charter change, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said he is proud to be a member of the institution.
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No less than a former Chief Justice congratulated Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday for filing a resolution seeking to have the Senate convene into its own constituent assembly to tackle changes to the Constitution.
The passage of a law creating the Bangsamoro political entity is more doable at this time than amending the 1987 Constitution, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Changes in the term limits of elected officials, including that of the President, are not quite in the Senate's sights at this time, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday filed a resolution seeking to constitute the Senate into a constituent assembly to introduce amendments to the 1987 Constitution.
Amid the debates about the prospective declaration of a revolutionary government, Sen. Panfilo Lacson does not see it happening anytime soon.
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Amending the Constitution to shift to a unicameral parliamentary system at this time could compromise the government's check-and-balance system, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
The process of amending the 1987 Constitution via constituent assembly could be made faster if there are back-channeling efforts between the Senate and House of Representatives, a Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
Sen. Paolo Aquino on Thursday said the death penalty would not be passed in the Senate.
Congress could finally pass into law a National ID system before it goes on recess in March, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
To avoid the prospect of being grossly outnumbered by the House of Representatives in amending the Constitution, the Senate may convene itself into its own constituent assembly to discuss proposed changes to the Charter.
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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.
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday scored House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for his recent remarks attacking the alleged shortcomings of the Senate.
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The political opposition need not invent an antidote to supposed moves to amend the 1987 Constitution, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
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Have they learned from history?
What good is firing a corrupt official from a government agency if the administration would just hire another corrupt official to another post?
Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday he can only hope some of his colleagues were wrong about additional taxes on fuel products, now that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) is now in effect.