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STATE lawyers has declared that the controversial Republic Act (RA) 10354 or Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act (RH law) should be declared by the Supreme Court (SC) as legal and constitutional. This was the heart of the argument presented by Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza by stating that Congress and…

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THE Office of the Ombudsman wrapped up its case build-up in the P200-million Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) fund mess and will now start preliminary investigation against former high-ranking officials of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales created a five-man special panel on Monday to investigate the…

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The government should revoke all the franchises of public utility buses (PUBs) and jeepneys to eradicate illegally operating vehicles and minimize traffic, an administration lawmaker said Tuesday. Rep. Joselito Mendoza of Bulacan made the call under his House Resolution 165 which tasks the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to…

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THE way to faster recovery for ailing Rep. Gloria Arroyo of Pampanga is for her to be released from the hospital to arrest continuing deterioration of health, according to two doctors who attested the former president’s worsening condition. In separate medical bulletins, the lawmaker’s physicians said that Arroyo’s condition is…

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THE La Liga Policy Institute (La Liga), a development policy research nongovernment organization actively campaigning for the shift to organic farming in Luzon, on Tuesday launched a three-month project aimed at further boosting organic rice farming in the province. Dubbed Organikong Palayan Farmers Mentoring Support Project, the project targets to…

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With three typhoons expected to hit the country this month, a lawmaker has proposed to move the opening of the school year to September from June. Actress and Rep. Lani Mercado-Revilla made the push under her House Bill 104, which changes the school year to September to May from June…

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ILOILO CITY: AN interagency inspection team from the Asia Pacific Economic Council (APEC) will come in Western Visayas this month to inspect three possible venues of the APEC Ministerial Meetings slated 2015. Department of Tourism Regional Director Helen Catalbas said that they will serve as a guide to the inspection…

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ILOILO CITY: As his promise to city residents, no. 1 city councilor Nielex Tupas will hold his yearly sponsorship of a mass baptism for 34 children on August 8 at the Saint Clement Church in La Paz district. Tupas will be celebrating his 34th birthday on August 11 and the…

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ILOILO CITY: The movie Ilo-ilo to be premiered in Singapore on August 20 and made by Singaporean movie director Anthony Chen is an opportunity for the Department of Tourism (DOT) to show off the vast tourism potentials of Iloilo city and province. DOT Regional Director Helen Catalbas said that her…

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Government seeks expanding its partnership with private companies that are voluntarily cleaning up waterways so these can also help fast-track relocating to safer ground informal settler families along those channels. “Since such volunteers are already cleaning up respective chosen waterways, our appeal is for them to help government move out…

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