Category Archives: FEDERALISM

DUTERTE TO STEP DOWN AFTER TERM

Not interested in extending term beyond 2022

President Rodrigo Duterte is not interested in extending his term beyond 2022, contrary to speculations that calls to suspend the 2022 elections were made for his benefit, Malacañang said on Monday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said delaying the elections “can… Read More

DUTERTE SHOOTS DOWN REVGOV

Duterte not for RevGov: Palace

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte remains against the calls of his supporters to declare a revolutionary government, Malacañang said Tuesday.“Nananatili pa rin ang paninindigan ni Presidente na hindi po kinakailangan ng revolutionary government sa ngayon dahil siya po ay isang… Read More

RevGov advocates’ proposal ‘strange, incomprehensible’

MANILA – The proposal of the pro-Duterte group seeking to establish a revolutionary government and adopt a new federal constitution is “strange and incomprehensible,” Malacañang said Wednesday.After getting snubbed by the President, the Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte – National… Read More

Pro Duterte demonstrators gather in Mendiola, Manila on November 30, 2017 calling for the establishment of a recolutionary government.

REVGOV PLOTTERS IN HOT WATER

PNP orders CIDG to probe ‘RevGov’ proponents

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa, has ordered the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to conduct a probe and closely monitor the proponents of the so-called “revolutionary government” (RevGov) movement. Gamboa reiterated that the PNP… Read More

DUTERTE: Yes to Federalism, No to RevGov

ROQUE: Duterte has not abandoned his campaign promise but never considered establishing a revolutionary government

Pushing for federalism but not ‘RevGov’

President Rodrigo Duterte does not need to establish a revolutionary government to make true on his promise to push for a federal system of government, Malacañang said Monday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte has not abandoned his campaign promise but never… Read More

AFP will not support ‘RevGov’ call

DND chief wants probe

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will not support any effort to establish a “revolutionary government,” its spokesperson said on Monday.”It’s very clear to every soldier, airman, sailor, and marine that our unequivocal fidelity and unwavering loyalty is to the… Read More