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Rappler's latest stories on constitutional change


South Africa to seek constitutional change for land reform

Aug 01, 2018 - 9:51 AM

'It has become patently clear that our people want the constitution to be more explicit about expropriation of land without compensation,' says South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE. In this file photo, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a media conference at the end of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg on July 27, 2018. File photo by Themba Hadebe/AFP

New constitution must directly ban political dynasties – former SC justice

Feb 01, 2018 - 3:47 PM

However, UP political scientist Clarita Carlos says banning political dynasties goes against the citizens' constitutionally provided power to vote

POLITICAL DYNASTIES. Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Vicente Mendoza (L) calls for a new constitution that will directly prohibit political dynasties. File photo

LIVE: House discussion on proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution

Oct 09, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

Rewriting other parts of the Constitution?

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:18 PM

Are we content with the modes provided for rewriting the Constitution?

Federalism's implications on our legal and judicial systems

Jan 07, 2017 - 11:00 AM

The emergence of separate and distinct legal and judicial systems within the country need not necessarily divide Filipinos but it bears to recognize that such a threat does exist and it should at least cause one to think though the consequences of shifting to a federalist system

Thinking of martial law? Time for collective action

Dec 31, 2016 - 3:00 PM

As the year ends Mr Duterte his PNP chief his loyalists in Congress and the Cabinet should take a long hard look at what they have accomplished in these 6 months – before it is too late

Gov’t to review foreign investment negative list in May 2017

Nov 14, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The window will open for us to review that in May and certainly the economic team is going to look at lifting administratively some of those restrictions says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez

#AnimatED: Time to Cha-Cha

Aug 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM

While the Constitution enshrines our rock solid fundamental principles it shouldn’t be impervious to change

Poe to push for changes in Constitution's economic provisions

Mar 16, 2016 - 9:45 PM

If elected Grace Poe says Constitutional amendment will be part of her agenda during her first month in office

1987 CONSTITUTION. Presidential candidate Grace Poe is open to amending the economic provisions of the Constitution. Screenshot from Rappler

2nd term for Aquino? No thanks, say 6 in 10 Filipinos

Oct 02, 2014 - 11:03 AM

If the Constitution is amended and allows a second term for presidents majority of Filipinos say they are not in favor of another term for President Benigno Aquino II

President Benigno S. Aquino III sings the Philippine national anthem at the start of the program during the presentation ceremonies of the 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awards at the main theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in Pasay City, Philippines Sunday, August 31, 2014. Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau

#AnimatED: Cha-cha: Pag-usapan na lang sa halalan

Sep 01, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Tapusin na natin ang paikot ikot na usapan Gawin natin itong usapin sa panahon ng kampanya para sa darating na eleksiyon Magkalabasan na ng tunay na intensiyon

Charter change, Ramos and Aquino

Aug 15, 2014 - 8:00 AM

If President Aquino is to succeed where Fidel Ramos failed he will need to face some difficult questions

Lessons from history for President Aquino

Feb 18, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Take on the oligarchs open strategic sectors to competition and deal with a strong peso

FEF President Mr. Chikiamco