decentralization - updates

Rappler's latest stories on decentralization


[OPINION] Time now to focus on RegGov

Dec 10, 2017 - 4:30 AM

The ultimate reform objective we must have in mind is to establish a RegGov framework which can facilitate and maintain economic prosperity in the regions

'FOR THE MASSES'? In this file photo, pro-Duterte demonstrators gather in Mendiola, Manila on November 30, 2017 calling for the establishment of a revolutionary government. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Sereno impeachment: RCAO, JDO, and Midas Marquez

Nov 30, 2017 - 3:51 PM

The Regional Court Administrator's Office and Judiciary Decentralized Office involve a complex issue of decentralization that has hounded the Supreme Court for years

De Castro accuses Sereno of deception

Nov 29, 2017 - 4:12 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'I can't stand idly by when the collegial decision of the SC is being set aside,' says Justice De Castro, referring to the creation by Sereno of a new court office. The Sereno camp says JDO is no different from RCAO.

Justice Teresita De Castro testifies before the House Committee on Justice and Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez during Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes during the Impeachment proceedings on Wednesday. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Under decentralization: More Ampatuans than Robredos?

Nov 26, 2016 - 12:22 PM

If decentralization or broader federalism is to work leadership selection must first be made more inclusive and competitive

Why federalism is not the answer

Oct 10, 2016 - 12:12 PM

Writes a retired Supreme Court justice: We don’t need to change to a federal system but only push hard for decentralization to break up the concentration of power in the central government

BPOs leading the push for decentralization – CBRE

Jun 02, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The business process outsourcing sector is driving demand for new developments outside Metro Manila says global property consultancy CBRE Philippines

LGUs to play big role in ASEAN integration

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:30 PM

But local officials claim they would be needing more beyond simply being briefed about the economic integration

Push for Bangsamoro Basic Law later, not now

Feb 13, 2015 - 1:09 PM

To push for it now is not right People are still emotional after the incident says a professor of the Institute of Bangsamoro Studies

Groups to Lacson: Tap renewable energy for Yolanda areas

Dec 12, 2013 - 4:40 PM

Wind energy can make Eastern Visayas generate more than 85 of its power requirements by 2020 – at a remarkably lower cost

WIND CORRIDOR. Many parts of Eastern Visayas are perfect locations for energy-generating wind turbines

Scrutinizing Sereno, one year after

Aug 25, 2013 - 8:59 AM

If she learns from these rookie mistakes Sereno would be able to do more in the years to come