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Chief Justice questions utopian views of lawyer vs family planning

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno questioned on Tuesday night the “utopian” views taken by the lawyer arguing against the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RH) law on how parents in the country should plan the sizes of their families, and on how the State has prioritized its health programs over others.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cardinal Tagle tells Edita Burgos not to lose hope in search for Jonas


It has been six years since farmer-activist Jonas Burgos disappeared, but his mother Edita never wavered in hoping and believing that he is still alive.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP: Compensation to rights victims corrects mistakes of past

Armed Forces of the Philippines

The Armed Forces of the Philippines, one of the institutions blamed for the atrocities during martial law, has welcomed the law granting compensation to the victims of human rights during that dark chapter of Philippine history

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ, DILG sign rules to probe, prosecute slaying of political activists, journalists


The Aquino administration has come up with a plan to prioritize the investigation of the murders of political activists and journalists, and to more effectively prosecute these cases.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DA secretary opposes cash distribution to farmers forced to pay coconut levy

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala  FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala slammed the proposed distribution of the nearly P70-billion coconut levy fund to individual farmers, saying it would only generate floods of court cases against the government.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »