anti-political dynasty bill - updates

Rappler's latest stories on anti-political dynasty bill


Anti-political dynasty bill, Quo warranto petition vs Sereno, Evasco on rice importation | Evening wRap

Mar 22, 2018 - 9:09 PM

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13 senators sign panel report approving bill vs dynasties

Mar 22, 2018 - 3:26 PM

The bill covers spouses, siblings, parents, and children; and the spouses of these second-degree relatives

Duterte on political dynasties, Bus crash, Cambridge Analytica controversy| Midday wRap

Mar 21, 2018 - 12:42 PM

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Duterte backs anti-political dynasty bill but doubts Congress will approve it

Mar 20, 2018 - 10:15 PM

(UPDATED) Duterte himself comes from a family of politicians dominating Davao

DOUBTFUL. Duterte thinks the anti-political dynasty bill will fly in Congress. Malacañang file photo

Clash between old and new for CamSur’s 3rd congressional seat

Apr 12, 2016 - 11:07 PM

Former representative Luis Villafuerte and Naga City vice mayor Gabriel Bordado Jr spar over local issues during Harampangan 2016 a debate series organized by church and civil society groups

COVETED SEAT. Former Camarines Sur 3rd district Representative Luis Villafuerte and former Naga City Vice Mayor Gabriel Bordado Jr participate in a debate organized by local church and civil society groups. Photo by Charles Salazar/ Rappler

16th Congress adjourns: Which bills endorsed by Aquino did it pass?

Feb 07, 2016 - 3:24 PM

Not passing the proposed Bangsamoro law the FOI Act and anti political dynasty bill doesn t mean Congress wasn t working hard in the last 3 years

NEW HOPE. The house opens anew with its period of interpellation on the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law at the second regular session of the 16th Congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Tuesday, June 2. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Homestretch: Will FOI, Bangsamoro, anti-political dynasty bills be dead in 2016?

Dec 31, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The 16th Congress has only 17 session days left in 2016 to pass these major pieces of legislation that could be the Aquino administration s legacy

WAITING IN VAIN. Will Congress be able to pass BBL, FOI and Anti-Political Dynasty Bills as legacy laws of the Aquino administration?

How much of our country will we lose to political dynasties in 2016?

Oct 20, 2015 - 9:00 AM

After Election Day will the country be able to reclaim territory from dynasties or will the bleeding continue?

Addressing the political dynasty question

Aug 03, 2015 - 6:46 PM

Forcing politicians to self impose limits to their stint in the seat of power has to become the new norm

Duterte to Aquino: Don’t you belong to a dynasty?

Jul 29, 2015 - 12:14 AM

The mayor of Davao City doubts President Aquino meant it when he said it is probably time to pass an anti dynasty law

LAST. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his last SONA during the 16th congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, July 27, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Drilon on LP, Vatican tribunal, highest paid athletes | 6PM wRap

Jun 11, 2015 - 6:23 PM

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House to vote on 'less strict' anti-political dynasty bill

Jun 09, 2015 - 4:25 PM

The bill allows family members to run in different provinces It also covers common law spouses and even illegitimate children

SET TO PASS? Fredenil Castro, chair of the House committee on suffrage and electoral reform, speaks to reporters during the weekly Ugnayan sa Batasan forum. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Drilon: Time to end wait for anti-dynasty bill

May 21, 2014 - 1:58 PM

Will the anti political dynasty bill have a chance of passing in the Senate after the Senate President s endorsement?

TIME'S RIPE. Senate President Franklin Drilon urges his colleagues in the dynasty-dominated Senate to consider passing the anti-political dynasty bill. File photo by Cesar Tomambo/Senate PRIB

Senate tackles anti-political dynasty bill

May 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The Senate committee hearing takes place one week after the House version of the anti political dynasty bill was sponsored before the plenary for the first time in 27 years

COMMITTEE HEARING. Sens. Tito Sotto, Koko Pimentel, and Grace Poe talk to resource persons during the hearing of the Senate committee of electoral reforms on Tuesday, May 13. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Anti-political dynasty bill reaches House plenary

May 06, 2014 - 7:01 PM

After 27 years of being re filed several times this is the first time in the history of Congress that an anti political dynasty bill is sponsored on the floor


Palace keeping open mind about anti-political dynasty bill

Nov 24, 2013 - 8:50 PM

In the last Congress the Palace declined to take a stand on the measure

Estrada son files anti-pol dynasty bill

Nov 21, 2013 - 4:14 PM

After defending political dynasties during the campaign Senator JV Ejercito now files an anti political dynasty bill but with a limited definition

Rappler Newscast | November 20, 2013

Nov 20, 2013 - 10:24 PM

Roxas: there’s no ground commander for Haiyan relief ops Lawmakers want to use scrapped PDAF for relief Anti political dynasty bill hurdles House committee level

Anti-political dynasty bill hurdles House committee

Nov 20, 2013 - 3:22 PM

Approved after 27 years the bill seeks to prohibit relatives to hold or run for national and local office in successive simultaneous or overlapping terms

JunMag blasts Mitos, pushes for anti-dynasty bill

Feb 17, 2013 - 2:32 PM

JunMag recalls how his father late President Ramon Magsaysay did not allow his relatives to run for office during his administration


Miriam to Binay: Pol dynasties immoral

Nov 26, 2012 - 4:17 PM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago chides Binay for criticizing the bill banning political dynasties

No Palace stand on anti-dynasty bill yet

Oct 24, 2012 - 3:45 PM

The Palace says it will leave it up to Congress to tackle the anti political dynasty bill