The controversial coco levy fund came from taxes imposed on coconut farmers during the Martial Law regime by alleged cronies of the former dictator President Ferdinand Marcos.
The move by the two senators Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III who are against the RH bill employing delaying tactics in the passage of the same is unfortunate.
The one on one meeting between P-Noy and Chinese Premier Hu Jintao is a welcome news to both countries.
Mar Roxas was supposedly the presidential bet of the Liberal Party for President when he gave in to become instead the vice presidential candidate of Benigno Aquino III which became the presidential bet of the Party in the 2010 National Election.
The proposed bill, the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act of 2012 is an urgent matter that Congress needs to pass.
China’s relationship with Japan has not gone any better after both countries are at odds over a disputed uninhibited island, claimed by China as Diaoyu while Japan claimed it as Senkaku.
There is an impasse between the UK and Ecuador governments, when the latter has given political asylum to Wiki-leaks founder Julian Assange despite the impending extradition of the Australian by the UK to Sweden.
The Vatican has been in fierce opposition to the use of all contraception including condom, it is for this reason why the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is against the Reproductive Health bill (RH bill).
North Korea has strongly denied reports from South Korea that it is planning major policy shift that will lead to the reform and opening of the country.
North Korean military chief Ri Yong-ho has been removed from all his official posts, according to state media.