Tag: Rodrigo Duterte

Official Federalism Roadshows in The Philippines Must Explain That There’s a World Beyond ConCom

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) of The Philippines has officially launched Federalism Roadshows that will bring educational lecture/seminar style interactive civics lessons to Filipinos who want to learn about some of the constitutional reforms that President Rodrigo Duterte has long championed. Of course any opportunity to […]

The Philippines Could be Promoting Foreign Direct Investment in Shanghai if Not For The 1987 Constitution

The Philippines eagerly participates in historic import conference in Shanghai  Among the scores of nations participating at the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai is The Philippines. While The Philippines is a net importer of industrial goods, as the country braces for much needed constitutional reforms as part of the […]

Duterte’s Barter Initiative For Mindanao Offers a Glimpse of The Advantages of Federalism

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has just signed Executive Order No. 64 which creates the Mindanao Barter Council (MBC). The MBC will oversee and regulate legal transactions and commerce in a localised barter economy as opposed to the traditional cash economy. For a region of The Philippines like Mindanao that has been economically […]