economic charter change - updates

Rappler's latest stories on economic charter change


House adjourns session without charter change vote

Jun 10, 2015 - 11:33 PM

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr says there were not enough numbers to call for a vote

APPROVED. The House of Representatives passes the resolution seeking to amend economic provisions of the Constitution on third and final reading.

Bishops warn vs boosting foreign ownership of PH firms

Jun 08, 2015 - 2:54 PM

We have steered away from the prospect of foreigners enriching themselves by the country s resources and our labor force leaving us none the better

EARNING A LIVING. Filipino laborers prepare the steel reinforcement bars for the construction of new highway flyover leading to the Manila International airport in the Philippines on February 22, 2007. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

House OKs charter change reso on 2nd reading

May 27, 2015 - 5:41 PM

The resolution seeks to amend the economic provisions of the Constitution

'VERY HAPPY.' Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr's economic charte change proposal is approved on 2nd reading. File photo by Angela Casauay/Rappler

House begins plenary debate on economic cha-cha

Aug 26, 2014 - 9:30 PM

A resolution wants to tweak 7 provisions that limit foreign ownership of business Akbayan s Walden Bello questions the wisdom and urgency of the measure

ANOTHER ATTEMPT. The House of Repsentatives begin debating charter change on economic provisions on the floor. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler