Day: October 13, 2011

“Globally in the past ten years, the trend among countries is to put in restrictions and protection into their domestic economic policies; this is also true even among those who are pushing the Philippines to remove restrictions against foreign capital.” – Sonny Africa, Ibon Foundation

Sidebar: Critics view cha cha as 10 times more disastrous than current typhoons

By MARYA SALAMAT Main Story: Groups say Constitution needs enabling laws, not amendments MANILA — In Tuesday’s hearing in Congress by the Committee on Constitutional Amendments, few groups expressed support for amending the economic provisions of the constitution. Of the nearly 20 groups that arrived to take part in the discussion, most expressed opposition…