VP tells solons: Direct energies to COVID-19 response instead of charter change

VP tells solons: Direct energies to COVID-19 response instead of charter change (Philstar.com) – January 10, 2021 – 11:56am MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers pushing to amend the 1987 Constitution should instead focus on legislation that could help the country respond better to the coronavirus pandemic and recover from its impact, Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday. Calls for changes to the charter resurfaced last week in both chambers of Congress, which some fear could pave the way for extending officials’ term in office, with only 16 months away from the next general elections. Robredo in…

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