#BotongPinoy2016 / news / philippines

Miriam slams rivals for neglecting reproductive health, other human rights issues

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago chided her opponents in the 2016 presidential race for not giving adequate attention in their respective campaigns. In a statement posted on her website, Santiago noted that three of […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

Miriam Santiago slams budget cut against reproductive health services

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago strongly denounced the recent revelation that the P1 billion proposed by the Department of Health (DOH) for the procurement of contraceptives has been scrapped from the 2016 national budget. […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Asking about Miriam Santiago’s medical history is fair game

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago remains defiant in her refusal to release even a summary of her medical history, despite calls from several individuals most notably Dr. Sylvia Estrada-Claudio of the UP Center […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Explaining the political alliance of Miriam Santiago and Bongbong Marcos

After flirting with the idea for over a year, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago officially declared her presidential bid during the 2016 elections this week. The senator had previously sought the presidency in 1992 […]

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commentary / history / philippines / politics

To win in 2016, Miriam Defensor Santiago needs to defy history

With each passing day, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is sounding more and more like someone who is dead-set in running for president in May 2016. Regarded as one of the most famous politicians […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Miriam Defensor Santiago quits post in International Criminal Court

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has formally relinquished her position as one of the justices of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands. In a letter addressed to ICC president Sang-Hyun Song, […]

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Jejomar Binay tops all 2016 presidential contenders – Pulse Asia

Vice President Jejomar Binay is the man to beat for the 2016 presidential elections. That’s according to a presidential election survey conducted by Pulse Asia from March 19 to 26. The poll, […]

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Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]

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#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

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How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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