April 12, 2023
Proponents in Congress and their private sector cohorts are preoccupied with pushing for charter change. But this will be to the detriment of the Philippines and its people – politically, economically, and culturally.
April 22, 2018
The Philippine Congress pushed anew efforts towards amending the 1987 Philippine Constitution… This call for changes in the Charter is the latest among many attempts, seeking to remove the Charter’s nationalist and other progressive economic provisions. Widespread protests and outright resistance from various sectors however deterred legislators from pursuing the changes. Those who are opposed […]
November 4, 2016
Nine of 10 Filipinos do not approve of further opening up the Philippine economy to foreign ownership of land and the exploration and development of natural resources Research group IBON’s recent survey showed that the majority of Filipinos are against further foreign ownership in the country’s economy. Asked if they favored the proposal to further […]
July 25, 2016
On the day of the State of the Nation Address, IBON explains why the 10-point economic agenda hangs like a dark cloud over pro-people economics prospects and even the chief executive’s recently-affirmed popularity #SONA2016 #justpeacePH | IBON Features The unorthodox candidate and eventually President Rodrigo Roa Duterte made a flurry of announcements before and […]