Philippine plebiscite - updates

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Comelec may need P6-8 billion for federalism plebiscite

Aug 06, 2018 - 7:12 PM

The Commission on Elections also needs 4 to 5 months to prepare for a nationwide plebiscite, says Chairman Sheriff Abas

BUDGET BRIEFING. Comelec Chair Sheriff Abas (right) and Commissioner Rowena Guanzon (left) appear at the Comelec's budget briefing at the House of Representatives on August 6, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Plebiscite, preamble, PH laws among last issues at Bangsamoro bicam

Jul 17, 2018 - 8:08 PM

(UPDATED) Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri misses his target to finalize the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law on Tuesday, July 17, because of issues raised by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission

CAUCUS. Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chairman Ghazali Jaafar speaks to journalists after a caucus with the bicameral conference committee in Mandaluyong City on July 17, 2018, to discuss the BTC’s issues concerning the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law’s preamble and other provisions. Photo courtesy of the House of Representatives

Separate budget for 2019 plebiscite not needed – Diokno

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:10 PM

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says 'the plan is to have the plebiscite to coincide with the local elections' in May 2019

ACCOMPLISHMENTS. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno presents at the pre-SONA forum the accomplishments of the department in the past year. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Puno recommends mid-2019 plebiscite for new constitution

Jul 03, 2018 - 2:23 PM

Is the Consultative Committee's draft part of a strategy to 'sanitize' charter change? The body's chairman Reynato Puno says such fears are baseless.

Ret. Associate Justice Antonio Nachura, Ret. Chief Justice Renato Puno and former senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. leads the 22 member Constitutional Committee as they approve the draft Charter for the proposed PH federal gov’t at the PICC in Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Radio anchor shot dead despite gun ban

Nov 08, 2012 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED A radio anchor is shot dead in Cabanatuan City where a gun ban is in place