Edcel Lagman

Type: Person
Name: Edcel Lagman
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pacman retiring from wrong career

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s planned retirement from boxing in 2016 so he could run for the Senate only shows that one can be a sports great though lacking in common sense. What will he do in the Senate? Could he meaningfully join deliberations done at that ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers criticize Sereno’s absence at JDF probe

Members of the House justice committee on Tuesday scored the absence of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and other officials of the Supreme Court for snubbing the inquiry on the Judiciary Development Fund, saying their absence shows they're not giving ... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

The angel and the witch

CHONALYN, the 100th millionth baby girl, greets us with her shy smile from the front page of the Inquirer (July 28 issue). She looks triumphant in her journey from her mother’s life-giving womb to the light at the end of the tunnel—our living world.Chonalyn ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Some sobering truths about the SONA

10:26 pmby Everyone has been writing, talking, raving about, and criticizing President Aquino’s recent State of the Nation Address (SONA), but before anyone out there bursts a blood vessel, I would have you know some sobering truths about the SONA that ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

P-Noy keeps P300-M intel, confidential fund

MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino is retaining lump sums of P150 million for “intelligence expenses” and another P150 million for “confidential expenses” while reducing funding for his own office by P223 million.The 2015 budget proposal increased ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Govt pours P3.3B into RH law

10:17 pmby The Aquino administration has proposed a P3.3-billion budget for the implementation of the Reproductive Health (RH) Law.This was contained in the proposed P2.606-trillion budget submitted by Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to Congress on W ... [Published Manila Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Phl population seen to hit 142 M by 2045

MANILA, Philippines - The country’s population is projected to hit 142 million by 2045, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).In a statement on its website, the PSA said the estimate is based on the latest 2010 census-based population ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

100-millionth baby should force govt to fully implement RH law–Lagman

Back You are here: Home News Nation Details Category: Nation28 Jul 2014Written by Jovee Marie N. dela CruzTHE birth of the 100-millionth Filipino baby should force the government to fully implement the reproductive-health (RH) law, a former lawmaker ... [Published Business Mirror - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Health department urged to implement RH law fully

MANILA, Philippines --- Now that its constitutionality has been affirmed, it's time to implement the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health law, one of its principal authors said on Wednesday."I urge the executive department, particularly the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 1 reports

‘Heart, soul’ of RH law intact despite scrapping of 8 provisions, says author

This was how the principal author of the reproductive health (RH) law described the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the constitutionality of the law, but striking down eight provisions partially or in full.Former Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman noted that the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 29 2014]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 1 reports

Why RH decision is cheered by both sides

As soon as the Supreme Court decision (Imbong vs Ochoa, April 8, 2014) on the RH Law (Republic Act No. 10354) was announced, both the petitioners and the respondents instantly burst out with cheers of victory.Not unconstitutional. After reading the 106-page ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

RH law supporters, opponents await SC ruling

Both pros and antis keep vigil in BaguioInquirer Northern Luzon, Philippine Daily InquirerPURPLE TEAM FOR RH LAW. Supporters of the reproductive health (RH) law stage a candle vigil at a compound in Baguio City on Monday where Supreme Court justices are ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 07 2014]

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"the constitutionality of the reproductive health law is now complete, final and indubitable" Lagman said in a press statement

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Pacman retiring from wrong career [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 21 2014]
Lawmakers criticize Sereno’s absence at JDF probe [Published GMA News Online - Aug 05 2014]
The angel and the witch [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 03 2014]
P-Noy keeps P300-M intel, confidential fund [Published Philippine Star - Aug 01 2014]
Some sobering truths about the SONA [Published Manila Times - Aug 01 2014]
Govt pours P3.3B into RH law [Published Manila Times - Jul 31 2014]
Phl population seen to hit 142 M by 2045 [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
100-millionth baby should force govt to fully i... [Published Business Mirror - Jul 28 2014]
7 RH law provisions for immediate implementatio... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 28 2014]
Health department urged to implement RH law fully [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 02 2014]
‘Heart, soul’ of RH law intact despite scrappin... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 29 2014]
Why RH decision is cheered by both sides [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 26 2014]
Philippine top court says reproductive health l... [Published PBS - Apr 08 2014]
RH law supporters, opponents await SC ruling [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 07 2014]
Is today the day? [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 07 2014]
Last-minute pork spree by Arroyo bared [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 04 2014]
Free speech and RH [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 23 2014]
People, not numbers [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 20 2014]
Aid delivery picks up pace [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 14 2013]
Aquino allies urge critics to temper words vs g... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 14 2013]
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