Opposition to contraception is hurting the Philippines. Each year, more than half of the 3.4 million pregnancies in the country are unplanned, resulting in high costs to women, their families and the national health care system. In addition, this very high rate of unintended pregnancy is impeding the Philippine’s development goals.
The technicians deployed to the precincts may not be able to handle the legal aspects arising from the casting of ballot and electronically ‘dropping’ this in the ballot box.
The Philippine Supreme Court, in a decision handed down by its Second Division last November, has laid down a new doctrine that threatens to seriously undermine the exercise of the essential right to free speech and expression in the context of labor relations.
Oakland, California–At 8:01 in the evening of November 4, the minute after the polling places in California closed, Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States. California’s 55 electoral college votes brought him way beyond the 270 needed to win.
Newsbreak’s Miriam Grace A. Go was at the Erie, Pennsylvania, rally where vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin mesmerized the crowd. Now we have an idea why Democratic operators and eased-out Republicans are afraid of the “nobody” from Alaska.
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas