Many thought that when President Rodrigo Duterte intervened and made a “decision” on who the next House Speaker will be that the infighting within the House of Representatives (HoR) will… Continue reading "Why the “Speaker Wars” is actually a battle between oligarchs"
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The Philippines is defined in the 1987 Constitution as being a “republican state”, this means that it follows the republican structure of government wherein the power of the State lies… Continue reading "In memory of: the separation of powers of the Philippine government"
As influential as President Rodrigo Duterte may be, he alone does not hold a monopoly of power in the Philippines. Rather, the force that controls society and politics belongs to… Continue reading "Speakership race shows cracks in pro-Duterte alliance"