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VP bet Cayetano bares platforms for 2016 polls, pushes for federalism; Duterte a no-show

VP bet Cayetano bares platforms for 2016 polls, pushes for federalism; Duterte a no-show

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A FEDERAL type of government is the solution to the long-term problems of the country, vice presidential candidate Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano told Thomasians in the first of an election series titled Filipino Youth Vision held yesterday. Speaking on behalf of his running mate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte who was not able to make it to the event despite earlier confirmations as he was in Pampanga, Cayetano said their tandem’s platform would revolve around fighting crime and corruption, improving regional development and imposing equality under the law. In pursuit of economic and political federalism which will take three to four years to materialize, Cayetano noted that at least 15 percent of the country’s national budget goes to Metro Manila alone, leading to the congestion of ...