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ConCon eyed for Charter change

An ally of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is urging members of Congress to submit to the electorate the question of calling a constitutional convention to propose revision of the 1987 Constitution to establish a federal system of government.

The victor of the Philippines’ presidential election, tough-talking city mayor Rodrigo Duterte, announced plans yesterday for a radical overhaul of the country’s unitary system of government that would empower the provinces.

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