Alcoholics & Smoking Addicts Are Seen To Be Major Contributors In Sin Taxes For 2013

Speculations are rife that once the Philippine version of sin tax law is implemented there will be a decrease in the consumption of alcohol and tobacco in the country.

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The New Amended Version Of The House RH Bill Is Now Out For Review

Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, the main author of the House Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, said that the new version contains amendments which they believe are deemed acceptable to both pro and anti factions of the measure.

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Anti Enforced Disappearance Bill Once Enacted Into Law Will Make People Responsible Accountable

The recent passage by both Houses of Congress of the Anti Enforced Disappearance Bill, which seeks to define and punish the crime of enforced disappearance as a distinct criminal offense is a welcome development.

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Filipino Catholic Couples Opt Not To Get Married In The Church For Economic Reasons

In a survey conducted by Veritas Truth Survey (VTS) in 85 archdioceses and diocese covering all 17 regions in the country during the second quarter of 2012, 57.7 percent of their 2,500 respondents did not have a Church wedding or majority of Filipino Catholic marriages were not held inside a church.

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Grievances Over Cybercrime Law Need To Be Heard, Its Implementation Has To Be Deferred

Since Republic Act No. 10175 of the Philippines, otherwise known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 made into law internet users are no longer safe to express themselves freely in social media and blog sites without the fear of persecution or of being prosecuted.

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SSS Is Now Working For Mandatory Coverage Of Filipino Seafarers & Land Based Workers

The Social Security System (SSS) primarily was established to provide social insurance for local workers employed in the private sector and extend membership to them to avail the social benefits.

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Night Shift Work Disrupts Regular Body Biological Rhythms That Could Lead To Health Problems

Night Shift work is defined as any work hours scheduled other than day work or work hours scheduled during the typical sleep period. It can be irregular, rotating or permanent.

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