House Speaker wants meeting with Pnoy over passage of RH bill Created on November 28, 2012, 2:32 am Posted by nup

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Three weeks before Congress breaks for Christmas, House Speaker Sonny Belmonte is making one last-ditch attempt to get President Noynoy Aquino to step in and push for the passage of the controversial Reproductive Health bill (RH bill). Belmonte said he is arranging to meet the President next week.

Comelec accredits PPCRV for May 2013 elections Created on November 26, 2012, 2:43 am Posted by nup

MANILA, Nov 24 (PIA) -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has accredited the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) as its citizen’s arm for the May 2013 national and local elections.

“The Commission recognizes PPCRV as one of the organizations which has established its membership and structure all over the Philippines and has demonstrated its capacity to promote public interest,” Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said in a statement.

Signing ofKasambahay bill into law, an early Christmas gift to domestic workers Created on November 26, 2012, 2:42 am Posted by nup

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 23 (PIA)--A labor official expressed hope that President Benigno S. Aquino III will sign into law the final enrolled version of the Kasambahay Bill next week.

“It will be the most fitting, early Christmas gift the Congress and the President of the Philippines can give to our domestic workers,” Labor & Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said in a statement.

Kaya Natin! launches "Gov 101: A New Voter's Guide to the Philippine Government" Created on November 26, 2012, 2:41 am Posted by nup

QUEZON CITY. Nov 23 (PIA) -- The Kaya Natin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership (KN) and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) have launched yesterday "Gov 101: A New Voter's Guide to the Philippine Government" at the Ateneo de Manila University-School of Government.

Comelec rejects 236,489 ARMM 'voters' Created on November 23, 2012, 2:46 am Posted by nup

MANILA, Philippines - From among 1.5 million applicants in the recently-concluded general voters registration in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has rejected 236,489.




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