Category Archives: ernesto pernia

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: What’s with federalism? (3)

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/10 August) – At least three things stand in the way of the Duterte administration’s push for a federal form of government – absence of consensus within the president’s circle on the supposed benefits of federalism, poor public awareness and acceptance, and the lukewarm attitude of the Senate toward the proposal. […]

PH fastest growing economy in Asia

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Aug) – The Philippines is the fastest growing economy in Asia after it posted a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7 percent in the second quarter of this year, outperforming even the economic giant China, which grew at 6.7 percent. In a press conference on the 2nd quarter 2016 […]