Philippines Inc. supports Cha-cha, but not now

Philippines Inc. supports Cha-cha, but not now MANILA, Philippines — A legislator said over the weekend that business groups support amending the charter’s economic provisions. He was right, except that some of those groups do not want amendments to be introduced now. Businesspeople, who have time and again asked that foreign restrictions in the Constitution be lifted, are repulsive to the sudden revival of such effort at the House of Representatives 15 months before Filipinos select a new set of leaders. “PCCI is cautious at the timing and manner by which the Constitution is being proposed to…

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