Tag Archives: Rep. Erin Tanada

Statement of Erin Tanada, Partido Liberal vice president for external affairs, On Duterte saying he will resign

It is not up to the President, and especially not a junta, to decide who takes his place when he steps down. Our Constitution clearly provides that it should be the Vice President. We wonder who at this point is still taking the President to his words, given that he threatens to resign at least […]

Statement of Erin Tanada, Partido Liberal vice-president for external affairs, on new 9-party coalition

Political parties forming alliances is not new, nor is it frowned upon. It is in fact a sign of a robust democracy, since political parties pave the way for what should be greater people participation in politics. However, the recent headline of a 9-party coalition is worrying for one of the biggest problems in Philippine […]