political butterflies - updates

Rappler's latest stories on political butterflies


Con-Com proposes ban on political turncoats, stricter rules for political parties

May 02, 2018 - 4:44 PM

The Consultative Committee hopes the proposed provisions will lead to 'genuine party politics' based on ideologies instead of on personalities, but at least one member warns this would unduly punish those who feel that their party no longer represents their ideals

Con-Com eyes ban on political butterflies in proposed charter

Apr 26, 2018 - 10:53 AM

The Consultative Committee en banc is set to vote on the proposal on May 2

Grace Poe could propel NPC as PH’s biggest political party

Aug 10, 2015 - 9:40 PM

It is also a shot for NPC to have its own presidential candidate again after the failed bid of its founder businessman Eduardo Cojuangco Jr in 1992

PACKAGE DEAL? Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

UNA to LP: Shed 'yellow immunity'

Feb 16, 2013 - 4:19 PM

UNA campaign manager Toby Tiangco accuses LP of insincerity in its anti corruption effort

Hate turncoats? Anti-Balimbing bill to punish them

Jun 14, 2012 - 1:17 PM

A new bill seeks to punish politicians who change parties 8 months before the next elections But is it the solution?