By Oscar Franklin Tan
The formidable array of legal experts tapped by the House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law will not be able to resolve the bill’s constitutionality.
It’s about time someone spoke out on Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao’s considered priorities. “I wish he’d be more involved here,” Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. was quoted as telling reporters last Wednesday in reference to the congressman and his duties at the House of Representatives. The Speaker made the point after noting Pacquiao’s recent debut as professional basketball playing coach, which he made while in training for his title fight with American Chris Algieri next month in Macau.
By Randy David
Now on its second reading in the House of Representatives is a bill that seeks to prohibit “the establishment of political dynasties.”
By Christian S. Monsod
The House of Representatives is currently debating Joint Resolution No. 1 (JR-1) to amend six “economic” provisions of the Constitution on land, natural resources, public utilities, media, advertising and educational institutions.
By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
Are political parties taking a collective stand on the freedom of information (FOI) bill that was killed at the last hour in the 15th Congress?