The University of the Philippines (UP) Board of Regents is urging members of the House of Representatives to declare as null and void the reconsideration of the approval on third reading of House Bill No. 10171, which would institutionalize the 1989 UP-Department of National Defense (UP-DND) Accord by amending Republic Act No. 9500 or the […]
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Constitutional Performance Assessment in the Time of a Pandemic: The 1987 Constitution and the Philippines’ COVID-19 Response
The House of Representatives and the Department of the Interior and Local Government are keen on beginning charter change discussions while the country is mitigating the effects of COVID-19. But what changes does the 1987 Constitution actually need? And how has the pandemic exacerbated key constitutional issues?