Imee Marcos pushes for federalism

Inquirer.net 08/11/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos found the responses to a controversial video on federalism to be an overkill. “We really need to push (campaign for) federalism because the awareness and interest are so low,”…

Pimentel: Gov’t officials opposing federalism just need more info

Inquirer.net 08/11/2018

SEN. Aquilino Pimentel III yesterday said government officials against federalism would “need more information” on the proposed shift of government. He made this comment after Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and other economic managers earlier told the…

Magpale slams Uson, Olivar over ‘offensive’ federalism video

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/08/2018

Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale slammed President Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson’s video on federalism. Magpale, who chairs the Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC), said the “I-pepe, i-dede” chant of Uson and her co-host Drew Olivar is very…

Palace to Mocha: Join federalism info drive training

Inquirer.net 08/07/2018

MALACAÑANG is hoping that former starlet and Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson will attend the upcoming training for the information drive on federalism and Charter change. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday said a “trainers’ training” would…

Mocha defends ‘Pepedederalismo’ jingle: We just want people to talk about federalism

Inquirer 08/06/2018

Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson said that her “Pepedederalismo” jingle video with pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar was only meant to get Filipinos to talk about federalism. Amid widespread backlash not only in social media but also…

Nancy Binay wants Mocha Uson to explain federalism to senators

Inquirer 08/01/2018

How would Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson explain to the people the proposed federal form of government? Senator Nancy Binay wants to know. On Wednesday, Binay said she would recommend to Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, chair of…

Task force gets P40M to spread awareness on federalism — Roque

Inquirer.net 07/26/2018

AN initial amount of P40 million was allotted for an intergovernmental task force tasked to raise public awareness on federalism, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Thursday. “I can confirm that there is an inter-governmental task force…

Sitoy: Arroyo expected to fast-track federalism

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/25/2018

Cebu can expect more support, infra projects from ex-president With former President Gloria Macapagal–Arroyo as House Speaker, Adelino Sitoy, the head of the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office, said Filipinos can expect the dream to shift to a…

Davide expects discussion on federalism in Duterte’s SONA

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/22/2018

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III expects that President Rodrigo Duterte will discuss about his plans on fedralism in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday (July 24). The governor also expects that Duterte will ask…

Economists: Federalism can spell disaster to PH

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

A SHIFT to federalism can only spell disaster for the Philippines, possibly stoking “hyperinflation” and ceding more powers than what many local government units (LGUs) are ready to handle, top economists from the University of Asia and…

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