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Singapore’s top court upholds anti-gay law

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Singapore’s highest court on Wednesday dismissed a constitutional challenge against an archaic law criminalizing sex between men, striking a fresh blow to the city-state’s growing gay-rights movement.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Per-stick cigarette buyers need to see warnings too’

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New packs of cigarettes displaying pictorial health warnings are arranged on the counter by a shop attendant for photographers at a convenience store in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild west of advertising.  AP

What about smokers who buy their cigarettes by the stick? An antismoking group has urged local government units to pass ordinances in their respective areas requiring cigarette points of sale, including sari-sari stores, to put up graphic warning posters in an effort to deter smokers from buying that next stick.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Government funds restoration of churches

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RISING FROM
THE RUINS
Baclayon Church,
located
6 kilometers away
from Tagbilaran
City, is undergoing
major repairs
after being
damaged by the
7.2-magnitude
quake that struck
Bohol province
last year.
LITO TECSON/
CEBU DAILY NEWS

In the days immediately following the earthquake, Malacañang initially balked at the notion of government assistance for these heritage structures, citing the doctrine of Church and State separation enshrined in the Constitution.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Lawmaker wants harsher penalties for illegal possession of deadly weapons in public

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A lawmaker is seeking harsher penalties for illegal possession in public of deadly weapons such as knives and bolos in a bid to deter crime and promote order and safety.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Harsher penalties for illegal possession of deadly weapons in public’

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stabbing

A lawmaker is seeking harsher penalties for illegal possession in public of deadly weapons such as knives and bolos in a bid to deter crime and promote order and safety.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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