House defense committee chair rodolfo biazon wants a subsititute bill for the draft bangsamoro basic law  which Malacanang wants congress to pass.
in the hearing of the ad hoc panel at the house today, Biazon explained this is because of possible questions on the constitutionality of the measure.

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House energy committee reynaldo umali says Congress won’t be granting President Aquino additional powers to purchase or rent additional generating capacity to counter the 2015 luzon power crisis.
Umali says that instead, lawmakers will craft a joint resolution along the lines of the interruptible load program–an existing DOE program where private companies with self generating facilities maybe tapped to fill the supply shortfall. Continue reading


a Political Observer and An Ally of DILG Secretary Mar Roxas, Liberal Party Caloocan representative edgar erice all believe President Aquino and Vice President jejomar Binay won’t break up politically.
Binay has identified himself as an ally and personal friend of the President, even as he sits in the cabinet holding the housing portflio. Continue reading