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CHARTER CHANGE NEEDED FOR SENATE TO PARTICIPATE IN TREATY ABROGATION – PIMENTEL

The Constitution may have to be amended if the Senate wants to have a say in the abrogation of a treaty, Senator Koko Pimentel III said. In an interview, Pimentel said the framers of the 1987 Constitution had taken the time to put the provision on the Senate’s participation in the ratification of a treaty […]

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I WILL ONLY FAVOR CHA-CHA IF IT WILL BENEFIT THE FILIPINO PEOPLE – GO

Senator Bong Go has stressed that he will only favor Charter change (Cha-cha) if it will contribute to the benefit of Filipinos. “If those who benefit from the changes in the Constitution are us politicians, then I am not in favor. The Filipino people should be the ones who will benefit from it,” Go told […]

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PIMENTEL SHOULD NOT BE DISQUALIFIED FOR REELECTION – ZUBIRI

Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Senator Koko Pimentel III should not be disqualified from seeking reelection in next year’s midterm elections despite having served as senator in the 16th Congress. “I would like to put it on record that Senator Pimentel should be able to seek his next term. He should be able […]