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Cha-cha fallout: Belmonte ready to go if…

The fallout from the failed push of the economic Charter Change (Chacha) is still foggy, but House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has already made it clear that he's willing to go if he is no longer in good graces with the administration.…

SONA day could be Chacha’s last gasp

Failing to put the economic charter change (Chacha) to a vote last night, House Speaker Sonny Belmonte could be looking at the day of President Benigno Aquino III's final State of the Nation Address (SONA) as the last chance to pass his pet…

Chacha to worsen land-grabbing, poverty in PH

DON'T look now but Charter Change (Chacha)--the measure that has long been feared to raise hell in the country--is now just a few steps away from being enacted. While its proponents led by House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. have insisted…

House not sure on Chacha anymore – Belmonte

President Benigno Aquino III’s sudden change of mind and openness to constitutional amendments has caused Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr., the major proponent of constitutional change in the House of Representatives, to suddenly turn cold…

Political Cha-Cha DEAD!

The lawmaker, who is also an official of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), said Filipinos remain suspicious of any move to change the political provisions of the Constitution, particularly the term limits of the president and other elected…

Cha-cha ‘still needed’

Some senators are relieved that President Benigno Aquino III will not be pushing for Charter change during the remainder of his term, although one of them insists that the Constitution needs some tweaking.“I’m relieved it didn’t fly,” said…

Governor Maranon and Congressman Benitez in favor of Cha-cha

NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. and third district Representative Alfredo Benitez are supporting the moves for Charter change (Chacha). Marañon said he believes that the proposal will push through while Benitez said that…

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