“Can the mayor from the South make the Philippines into the network hub of Asia?” – Ma. Lourdes Tiquia, “Is Duterte the ICT president?” The Manila Times, March 20, 2018

“Can the mayor from the South make the Philippines into the network hub of Asia?” – Ma. Lourdes Tiquia, “Is Duterte the ICT president?” The Manila Times, March 20, 2018

The Con-Com is fairly satisfied with its performance in its first 30 days, having voted on a provision that could possibly change the culture of politics under the proposed federal constitution.

The Con-Com is fairly satisfied with its performance in its first 30 days, having voted on a provision that could possibly change the culture of politics under the proposed federal constitution.

When asked if the Con-Com would reject federalism if the process will prove to be too contentious, Puno said that at the very least, they will establish an “evolving federalism” that will adjust to the needs and the given circumstances of the people.

When asked if the Con-Com would reject federalism if the process will prove to be too contentious, Puno said that at the very least, they will establish an “evolving federalism” that will adjust to the needs and the given circumstances of the people.

The Consultative Committee (Con-Com) has agreed, on the subcommittee level, to require “a college degree or its equivalent” under its proposed federal constitution to be submitted to President Duterte before his State of the Nation Address this July. Con-Com Senior Technical Assistant Conrado Generoso explained during the media briefing on March 20 that the equivalency provision can be traced back to Executive Order No. 330 issued during the Ramos Administration, which authorizes the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to certify “pertinent work experiences and knowledge or expertise acquired by individuals from high-level, non-formal and informal training toward the awarding of an appropriate academic degree”, among other stipulated in Sec. 2 of the said EO.

The Consultative Committee is pushing for additional academic credentials for senatorial bets under the proposed federal constitution. Senatoriables must have at least a college degree or its equivalent.

Can the mayor from the South make the Philippines into the network hub of Asia?” – Ma. Lourdes Tiquia, “Is Duterte the ICT president?” The Manila Times, March 20, 2018

Can the mayor from the South make the Philippines into the network hub of Asia?” – Ma. Lourdes Tiquia, “Is Duterte the ICT president?” The Manila Times, March 20, 2018

“Prohibiting political dynasties up to the second degree of consanguinity and affinity will fix the right balance between the right of the people to elect and their right to be elected.”

“Prohibiting political dynasties up to the second degree of consanguinity and affinity will fix the right balance between the right of the people to elect and their right to be elected.”

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