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Republic Act 10354 – Reproductive Health Act of 2012

Fulfilling his pledge that the controversial reproductive health bill will be enacted before 2012 ends, President Benigno Aquino III has signed Republic Act 10354 or the “Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012” in Malacanang last December 21. Click this link to download the

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2012 Metro Manila Film Festival – full list of winners

“Bilang mang-aawit, kahit lilima lang ang makikinig, ako pa rin ay aawit. Bilang artista, kahit konti na lang ang manonod sa pelikula ko, patuloy pa rin akong gagawa ng makabuluhang pelikula.” – Nora Aunor, 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actress winner Main Awards Best Float:

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Gwen Garcia vs Noynoy Aquino and Mar Roxas

A high stakes political drama erupted in Cebu last week after President Benigno Aquino III ordered the suspension of Governor Gwendolyn Garcia for six months over administrative charges filed against her by the late Vice Governor Gregorio Sanchez Jr. back in 2010. Sanchez died of

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LRT, MRT schedule for December 31 2012

The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) announced today on its website that LRT 1 and 2 will be observing shortened operating hours on Christmas and New Year’s Eve. As previously noted in this blog, both December 24 and 31 are special non-working holidays according to

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Psy December 20 2012 Manila concert is canceled

Korean music superstar Psy’s (Park Jae Sang in real life) scheduled concert in Manila this December 20 will no longer push through, radio station DZMM reported Tuesday night. Concert producer Joed Serrano of Thats Ntertainment and Ovation Productions stated that logistical issues triggered the postponement. He

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House, Senate OKs RH bill on final reading

Bucking intense pressure from the powerful Roman Catholic Church, both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed on third and final reading their respective versions of the controversial reproductive health bill Monday evening. A bicameral conference committee will soon be formed to reconcile the