By DJ Yap
Lawmakers are urging President Benigno Aquino III to order the National Housing Authority (NHA) to just donate a portion of its land in Quezon City to the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) instead of insisting that the hospital pay for the property.
Militant lawmakers said the government should stop “babying” Napoles and immediately detain her in an ordinary jail.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III will not touch the divorce question with a 10-foot pole. Divorce is not just low on the Aquino administration radar, it is not on its radar screen at all, Palace officials have stressed repeatedly.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Lawmakers appear to be on a collision course over efforts to introduce a divorce law in the country, with two completely opposite bills pending in the House of Representatives.
By Leila B. Salaverria
A “watered-down” reproductive health (RH) bill would be acceptable to some of its supporters as long as it achieves its purpose of swaying opponents and ambivalent lawmakers into backing the controversial measure, according to a representative.