The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas was established on July 3, 1993, pursuant to the provisions of the 1987 Constitution and New Central Bank Act of 1993. It replaced the Central Bank of the Philippines which was established on Jan. 3, 1949, as the country’s central monetary authority. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
By Leila B. Salaverria
The proponents of the Charter change resolution in the House of Representatives have asked their colleagues to help them amend the 1987 Constitution in the spirit of nationalism and in response to calls for inclusive and balanced growth.
By Tina G. Santos
The Department of Health (DOH) is now ready to implement the reproductive health (RH) law even as several pro-RH law groups are asking the Supreme Court to restore the penal provisions it struck down when it declared the law legal.
The Supreme Court ruling that declares the reproductive health law as constitutional has not deterred the spirit of the Visayas-based pro-life advocates who vowed to continue fighting the law, which they have described as “immoral.”
By Juan Escandor Jr.
The ultimate goal of the Philippine government in signing its historic peace deal with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front is to bring peace to the ordinary child in Mindanao, according to government chief negotiator, Miriam Coronel-Ferrer.