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Enrile played a key role in implementing Martial Law during the 1970s.
Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Juan Ponce Enrile wants to bring back “imminent danger” as a ground for declaring martial law. The 1987 Constitution puts limits to the cicrumstances in which the President may declare martial law. The President may declare martial law ...
 
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After meeting with Cabinet officials.
With the International Criminal Court (ICC) potentially opening an investigation on former President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign against illegal drugs, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said on Monday, August 1, that the Philippines has no plans of rejoining the body.President Marcos met with Chief ...
 
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The 98-year-old emerges from bout with COVID-19.
Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile has assumed his post as Chief Presidential Legal Counsel, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said Tuesday.It was the 98-year-old veteran politician's first public appearance since his battle with COVID-19.EXPLAINER: Why Enrile Means Longevity in Philippine Politics"Buo ang tiwala ko sa kakayahan ...
 
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Enrile recalls how the U.S. considered the Philippines 'low priority' over 50 years ago.
In a taped briefing that aired on Monday night, former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile warned President Rodrigo Duterte not to rely on the U.S. for security issues, particularly for arms support. Enrile, who was the national security adviser of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, ...
 
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"I don’t think anyone can duplicate the life that I went through."
This was originally published in our October 2011 issue.How does one get anything done in Congress? You have to have friends. You have to maintain connections with people who have the clout.I was not fortunate enough to be born in a soft bed.I ...
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