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October 16, 2018 3:04 AM Con-com spox, 11 party mates file COCs for senators

The spokesperson of the Consultative Committee (Con-com), tasked by President Rodrigo Duterte to review the Constitution for the proposed shift of government to federalism, has filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator. Ding Generoso filed on Tuesday his COC at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Intramuros, Manila with 11 party 60

August 31, 2018 8:02 AM NEDA pitches roadmap for federalism shift

MANILA, Philippines – The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) made public the agency’s proposal on how to shift to a federal form of government. In a statement, NEDA proposed that the shift should be carried out in 5 phases spanning 15 years “to avoid disruption to the economy’s growth momentum.” Phase 1 – NEDA proposed that the 1st year of the transition 81

August 24, 2018 7:34 AM No rush: Palace wants public to have ‘intelligent understanding’ on federalism

The government wants the public to have an “intelligent understanding” on federalism after Malacañang announced that the proposed federal Constitution is open for public scrutiny and possible revisions. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said government is not rushing to pass federalism as it wants the public to have a better understanding of the move to revise 29

August 17, 2018 9:10 AM Duterte urged to complete federal shift before pondering resignation

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte’s consultative committee on Friday urged him to see the federal shift through before considering cutting his term short. Citing his frustration over corruption in government, the President floated the possibility of resignation, a move that would have an impact on his federalism project. A shift to this system of government 26

August 14, 2018 4:23 AM Pernia seeks data-driven federalism draft charter

MANILA - Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia on Tuesday clarified that he is not against federalism although he sought a data-driven draft charter with analysis of its financial and economic impact. The proposed federal charter drafted by the Malacañang-backed consultative committee (ConCom) lacks analysis in its current form, Pernia told ANC's 63

August 13, 2018 1:21 PM Roque: Mocha will pay very heavy price if she doesn't control herself

Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson will become irrelevant if she continues to dismiss criticism over her actions, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Monday. "She will pay a very heavy price if she does not control herself because I think a big chunk of the population have expressed disagreement over what she’s doing. And if she continues 80

August 12, 2018 1:33 PM Senate panel to probe economic impact of federalism shift

MANILA -- The Senate Committee on Economic Affairs will investigate the economic impact of the proposed shift to federalism, its committee chair Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said Saturday. In a statement, Gatchalian said the panel will look into the differing opinions of government economic managers, consultative committee, and Malacañang on the issue 54

August 11, 2018 11:06 PM Charter panel to critics: You could’ve helped us

Consultative Committee (Con-com) spokesperson Ding Generoso. (Photo by CATHY MIRANDA / Members of the consultative committee, which drafted a new Constitution, rebuked the government’s economic managers for painting a bleak picture of the planned shift to federalism without doing their job of helping craft the proposed Charter in the first 40

August 2, 2018 7:36 AM Mocha thanks Binay for inviting her to Senate hearing on federalism

Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson on Thursday thanked Senator Nancy Binay for inviting her to attend the next Senate hearing on the proposed shift to a federal form of government. In a video statement on Facebook, Uson said: “Nagpapasalamat tayo kay Sen. Nancy Binay sa kanyang pagconsider sa atin bilang resource person sa Senate hearing sa federalism 21

August 2, 2018 7:28 AM Pimentel to Arroyo: Win senators' trust over federalism push

MANILA - Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should allay the concern of some senators that she was planning to become minister under the proposed federal government, Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. said Thursday. "The new Speaker must win the trust of my fellow senators kasi naramdaman ko rin yung mistrust or distrust of senators towards the new Speaker 29