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SC justices: Senate Edca’s proper forum

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Several justices are entertaining the idea that the Supreme Court refer to the Senate for scrutiny and concurrence the controversial Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the Philippines and the United States.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SC rules: Laude kin won’t be part of petition vs Edca

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Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude. ALLAN MACATUNO / INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

The Supreme Court denied on Tuesday the bid of the family of slain transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude to be part of the petition against the legality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca).

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Protesters greet SC’s first day of oral arguments on Edca

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A militant group is staging a protest outside the Supreme Court (SC) Tuesday, insisting that the administration of President Benigno Aquino III “violated the constitution” when he entered the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) even as the battle over the legality of the defense pact between the United States and the Philippines begins.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Edca: Treaty or executive agreement?

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What is the main legal question regarding the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca)?

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Battle over legality of Edca starts

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Police seek shelter under riot shields as rains dampened the Independence Day protest rallies by militant groups calling for the junking of the EDCA. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

The Supreme Court starts oral arguments Tuesday on the petitions questioning the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) signed last April by the Philippines and the United States.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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