Op-ed: Philippine's draft constitution ‘dangerous,’ gives Duterte temporary lawmaking power

8 January 2018
A proposed new constitution quietly under deliberation will dissolve Congress and allow President Rodrigo Duterte to wield legislative powers temporarily, raising fears of a Marcos-style dictatorship as the Philippines attempts to shift to a federal system. Duterte will exercise such powers once the new constitution is ratified and until the new Federal Congress is convened, according to the tr[...] Read more here: ABS CBN News


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