Even as it is doubtful that the constitutional requirement has been met that the President, within 48 hours of martial law declaration, submit the martial law report “in person or in writing to the Congress” (SP Koko Pimentel and Speaker Bebot Alvarez attending the Cabinet meeting is not “the Congress” within the contemplation of the provision) , this official Malacañang photo documenting the President signing said report shows the President’s wristwatch, and the time in his wristwatch:
At the very least, it shows this group trifled with the requirements of the Constitution.
(image of the group picture, from Malacañang as tweeted by rapplerdotcom, after tweeting the earthquake of 10:27pm).
image below, the same photo magnified by blog admin then rotated to show the orientation of the wristwatch: Did the President beat the constitutional deadline? (i’m sorry but i’m disputing even the supposed time that it was signed and submitted: People should not trifle with the Constitution)