1987 Charter - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 1987 Charter


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

Aquino open to second term for PH president

Jun 05, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Aquino cites other constitutions that allow a sitting president to run again after the intervention of another administration He says this is something that the Philippines can consider

SECOND TERM? President Benigno Aquino III tells Japanese media in Tokyo on June 5, 2015, that he does not support the lifting of term limits in the Philippines.  Photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau

6 more years as president? ‘Aquino to listen to his bosses’

Aug 06, 2014 - 5:52 PM

The President s spokesman says while the Chief Executive has stated his position against charter change he is sensitive to the voice of his bosses the people

Revilla: Palace, allies out to lift term limits

Mar 13, 2014 - 3:27 PM

The senator says amending the political provisions of the Constitution will benefit only the current administration who so far has a weak candidate for 2016