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Recycling program in retail stores?

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — Ilongga senator Miriam Defensor–Santiago is pushing for a recycling program in retail stores in the country.Under an “in-store recycling...

Standards for savings use sought

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — The national government must make the use of savings in a “more democratic” manner, Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara yesterday...

‘PhilHealth for all elderly’

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — All senior citizens in the country, indigent or not, may soon be covered by PhilHealth.The Expanded Senior Citizens Act...

Solon pushes tighter foreign marriage rules

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — A foreigner who gets married to a Filipino woman must be employed and possess good moral character, said Rep....

Thailand gives add’l aid to PH

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA — The money raised through a nationwide telethon in November last year in Thailand to aid areas affected...

Proposed 2015 nat’l budget in open format

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA — Datasets on the proposed P2.606-trillion national budget for 2015 are now available in open format.Aside from the...

Are kids safe in playpens?

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — Children’s playpens should undergo safety inspection at least once a year, according to Sen. Miriam Defensor–Santiago.Senate Bill 2324, filed...

Bangsamoro law draft goes to Congress ‘end of August’

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — President Benigno Aquino III is expected to submit to Congress the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law by the end of...

Escudero, Colmenares vs Cha-cha

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — Sen. Francis Escudero and Rep. Neri Colmenares of Bayan Muna party-list are against Charter Change.Escudero said he is not...

INT’L COMMUNITY URGED Pour in more aid to PH

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA — A top official of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) called on the international community to...

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