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Senate resumes sessions January 21

MANILA, Philippines - The Senate ended its plenary sessions on Wednesday and will take a yuletide break before the resumption of work on January 21, 2013.

Customs may donate smuggled rice to 'Pablo' aid

MANILA, Philippines - Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon on Thursday said he is looking at donating some of the rice shipments confiscated in Subic to victims of Typhoon Pablo.

Palace to Gwen: Respect decision

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang asked Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia to follow President Aquino's suspension order pending any restraining order from the courts.

Palace, Binay congratulate Janine Tugonon

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang and Vice President Jejomar Binay congratulated Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon for finishing first runner up in the 2012 Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas Wednesday night (Thursday morning in Manila).

Why the Palace won't back divorce bill

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is not looking at supporting the divorce bill especially now that it is trying to mend fences with critics of the reproductive health bill, a spokesman said Thursday.

Palace snubs divorce bill, wants to win back RH critics

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is not looking at supporting the divorce bill especially now that the administration is trying to mend fences with critics of the reproductive health bill, a spokesman said Thursday.

12-21-12 prediction a wake up call: CBCP official

MANILA, Philippines - Judgment day is a “certain uncertainty,” said a ranking official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

26 LP members didn't support RH bill

MANILA, Philippines - A Palace spokesman denied Thursday that the House vote on the reproductive health bill was influenced by the presence of several Cabinet members who witnessed the voting.

Eddie Villanueva to run for senator in 2013

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Jesus is Lord founder and leader Eddie Villanueva filed Thursday his certificate of candidacy for senator in the 2013 mid-term elections. 

Senate, House ratify RH bill

Lagda na lang ni Pangulong Noynoy Aquino ang kailangan para maging ganap na batas ang kontrobersyal na Reproductive Health bill. Ito'y matapos ratipikahan ng Senado at Kamara ang panukala matapos ang limang oras na bicameral conference kanina. Magba-Bandila si Jenny Reyes. Bandila, Disyembre 19, 2012, Miyerkules