The ANC Brief: Manufactured crisis?


Posted at Mar 18 2019 04:00 AM

Here are the stories making the headlines on ANC today:

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Fluid mechanics
And just like that, Manila Water said it has restored water supply to 80 percent of its customers. But the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said the crisis isn't over. The Palace said it is preparing an executive order on the crisis. The House of Representatives will hold a hearing on the issue in the morning. The MWSS will hold a hearing on the crisis in the afternoon. ANC will air these two events live.

Legal challenge
Could President Rodrigo Duterte be impeached by releasing the newest narco list? Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin thinks so. Expect legal challenges on the release of the list.

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A step back
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said the country’s pullout from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a step back for human rights in the country. Critics also said the country is not off the hook for deaths on the drug war.

Economic points
Opposition candidates will attend a forum with businessmen. Expect the discussion to center on their economic programs as well as a critique of the current programs.

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Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Senate building in Taguig will be held today. Some senators like Sen. Ping Lacson will be joining Senate President Tito Sotto. The two could talk to media about the 2019 budget and their feud with the House.