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Two gay mothers: Married, Catholic, and happy

Lesbians Germaine Trittle Leonin and Toni Abuan are not afraid to express their love for each other. The two were wed under an alternative church in the Philippines, although both are close to the Catholic church – one that has yet to accept gay marriages. Leonin and Abuan hope that Pope Francis will change the mindset of conservative Catholics.

Why Binay is still the man to beat in 2016

MANILA - For one political analyst, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey shows that the political base of Vice-President Jejomar Binay is more resilient compared to Senator Grace Poe's and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas'.

Analyst: Assign a woman to head BuCor; fix CRs

MANILA - Political analyst and University of the Philippines Clarita Carlos urged the government to appoint a woman to head the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

Why Bo Sanchez wanted to become rich

Author and preacher Bo Sanchez used to believe that being rich is bad, but an unforgettable experience changed his opinion.

Ano ang mga patok na trabaho sa 2015?

Inanunsyo ng Department of Labor and Employment ang mga trabahong magiging in-demand sa mga susunod na taon, lalo't umaasa ang ahensya na tataas pa ang employment rate ng bansa.

Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

SAMAR, Philippines - Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.

Volunteer describes Bilibid as 'microcosm' of PH

MANILA -- An educational volunteer involved in teaching inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) describes it as a microcosm of the Philippines.

Pemberton asks court to suspend murder trial

A US Marine asked a judge in the Philippines Friday to suspend his murder trial as he appeared in court for the first time since his detention over the killing of a transgender woman.

'Why not let the military take over Bilibid?'

MANILA - The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) believes it is time for the military to take over the corruption-riddled New Bilibid Prison (NBP) and reinstate capital punishment to strike fear among criminals.

What PNoy loves about Pope Francis

MANILA - President Aquino expressed admiration for Pope Francis for being a true "pastor" and for being in touch with the faithful.