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By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective While the public’s attention is being directed toward the debate over the constitutionality of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, the House of Representatives has been fast-tracking a resolution to remove or render inutile provisions in the 1987 Constitution that protect national patrimony. In an Interaksyon.com article dated May 27, 2015…

Makabayan bloc protests railroading of charter amendments

“If we lift the current restrictions, local enterprises and businesses would suffer due to the unrestrained dominance of foreign investors. Lifting the economic limits would also open the floodgates for further exploitation of our country’s scarce natural resources, including forests and mineral reserves.” – Kabataan Rep. Terry Ridon