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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 […]

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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 […]

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history / philippines / politics / women's rights

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) […]

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House approves RH bill on second reading

The Philippine House of Representatives narrowly passed the controversial reproductive health bill (House Bill 4244) on second reading, 113 to 104 in favor of those supporting the measure. The approval comes at the […]

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On Tito Sotto the Plagiarizer’s ‘blogger lang’ remark

Plagiarism + sloppy researching = Tito Sotto (NB: I am not a fan of Senator/part-time noontime show host Vicente “Tito” Sotto III. Shortly before the May 2010 elections, I labeled him together […]

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Passing RH bill is our priority, PH tells UN rights body

The Philippine government reiterated in a report submitted to the UN Human Rights Council that the long-stalled reproductive health (RH) bill remains one of its legislative priorities. First filed in Congress over […]

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Two UPD students, two different takes on the RH bill

Yesterday, the Philippine Daily Inquirer published my rebuttal to a letter written by Kiboy Sagrado Tabada. In a brief note published last April 2, Tabada criticized newly-elected university student leaders for pushing […]

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Student leaders to solons: Decide on the RH bill before 2013 polls

With just thirteen months left before next year’s midterm elections, newly-elected student leaders from universities around Metro Manila have once again reiterated their call for lawmakers to vote on the long-stalled Reproductive […]

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Will Philippine lawmakers show courage and vote on the RH bill?

International Women’s Day special Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey (NJ) in the United States, last month vetoed a bill that would have legalized same-sex marriages in the said state. […]

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#WalangPasok – January 21 2022 declared holiday in Tarlac City

Tarlac City will be celebrating its sixth annual Kaisa Festival this January 21, 2022. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in Proclamation 1279 which Executive Secretary Salvador […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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