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Jose Rizal and the Reproductive Health bill

It has been 116 years since our national hero Jose Rizal was executed in Bagumbayan, but his ideas are now being dragged into the raging debate regarding the long-pending reproductive health (RH) bill. Last year, Rep. Arlene “Kaka” of Akbayan explained that the controversial bill

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December 30 2012 Philippine holiday – Rizal Day

Filipinos all over the world will mark the 116th anniversary of the execution of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal this December 30, 2012. The day, which this year falls on a Sunday, is a national holiday according to Proclamation 295 which was signed by President

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November 30, 2011 national holiday pay rules

November 30, 2011 – another Philippine holiday! In less than three weeks, we’ll be celebrating Andres Bonifacio day – or specifically, the 148th birth anniversary of the Katipunan founder. Before I discuss the pay rules for that national holiday, let me give you some historical