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Sara Duterte says federalism could worsen areas with political dynasties

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. ABS-CBN News/file MANILA – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio remains opposed to a shift to federalism, believing that wider political and fiscal autonomy, when granted to areas long held by political clans, could spell trouble.  ...

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ANC Soundbytes: The party list system and dynasties

Political dynasties have found ways to use the party-list system to expand their power base. Find out how they do it in this video. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Some party-list groups linked to political dynasties?

An election reform group claims several party-list organizations have questionable advocacies and links to well-entrenched political dynasties. The group said this just shows how the party-list system has been bastardized to serve only the rich and powerful. – The World ...

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Senate panel approves bill banning political dynasties

MANILA – A majority of senators have approved a proposal to ban political dynasties. Thirteen senators on Wednesday night signed Senate Bill No. 1765, which prohibits spouses and relatives of incumbent elective officials up to the second civil degree from ...

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Political dynasties threaten Bangsamoro success — Ateneo dean

Banning political dynasties in the proposed Bangsamoro autonomous region would give it a “fighting chance” to grow alternative leaders and strengthen their political parties, the dean of Ateneo School of Government stressed on Thursday. Dr. Ronald Mendoza’s statement comes after ...

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