Duterte should pursue corporate reform

LEADERS and sectoral groups have been calling for a change in the 1987 Constitution. Initially, the call was to amend the economic provisions and ease foreign ownership in key industries... Read more

After 24 days, FOI signed

THERE is not much noise (cheers or boos) when PRRD signed the executive order on the Freedom of Information (FOI) morning last Sunday. There was not much fanfare. Read more


More than a month ago, I chanced upon on television the first presidential debate of the Democrat Party for the 2016 US Elections. Aside from the candidates’ conscious effort to... Read more

This is PNoy's Legacy

It has been only just a few months when I was still referring to myself as a “future media practitioner” and writing post-SONA essays was a chore. Read more

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The Senate, along with concerned government agencies, continues to discuss amendment proposals and technical and practical issues surrounding RA 4200 or the Anti-Wiretapping Law.

The Department of Energy (DOE) reported that it will be using the so-called “nine strategic directions” as the foundation of its national energy plan for 2016 to 2030.


But as a man who never takes anything as a loss, Gordon has kept his fire and has moved on – still a public servant through his role in the Red Cross and as a husband, father and grandfather who now has more time with his family.

Section 27 Article VI of the 1987 Constitution stipulates that to become laws, enrolled bills or those passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate are submitted first to the President for his approval and signature. The President’s veto should be expressed within 30 days after the receipt of the Congress’ final version; otherwise, the bill automatically becomes a law.