Dabawenyos to House: what’s the rush?

 DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 December) — Dabawenyos want to know why Majority Floorleader
Prospero Nograles, a Dabawenyo, and the rest of the administration representatives in the House of
Representatives are rushing to amend the Constitution.

“Gikan ba na sila sa laing nasud” (are they from another country?), an annoyed lumber yard worker
along Davao’s Leon Garcia Street, asked.
Nong Melvin, 39, was reacting to television news reports on the moves of the House of
Representative to get the Philippines Constitution changed.

The supposed representatives in Congress, he said, seem to be disconnected from the people. “They
are rushing to change the law, yet they are very slow in addressing the problems of the people,”
Melvin said. Read full story here.


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