Edcel Lagman

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Name: Edcel Lagman
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Vice President Binay cashing in on Pacman

Letters to the Editor Philippine Daily InquirerVice President Jejomar Binay’s decision to cash in on the political ambition of the vastly popular ring icon and congressman Manny Pacquiao, by including him in his 2016 senatorial slate, reiterates what ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

‘Congress power of the purse only 23%’ 22 minutes ago

AS the House panel approved the national budget for 2015 “without cuts,” former National Treasurer Leonor Magtolis-Briones warned that Congress is now exercising only 23 percent of the power of the purse and that the rest or 77 percent has been usurped ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Social Watch Philippines: Congress controls only quarter of the budget

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - Social Watch Philippines challenged Congress to reclaim the power of the purse from the Executive Branch.At the SWP-Alternative Budget Initiative's critique of the proposed 2015 budget at the House ... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Bus groups, solons back Salceda vs ban on buses

By Michael B. Jaucian | Inquirer Southern LuzonGov. Joey Salceda INQUIRER FILE PHOTOLEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—Provincial bus operators and lawmakers in the Bicol region have expressed support for the Supreme Court petition filed by Albay Governor Joey ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 05 2014]
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 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 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 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine top court says reproductive health law constitutional

The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a law providing free family planning services to the nation’s poor is constitutional, sparking outcry among some Catholic leaders. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.In a landmark decision Tuesday, the ... [Published PBS - Apr 08 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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Vice President Binay cashing in on Pacman [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 19 hours ago]
‘Congress power of the purse only 23%’ 22 minut... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 12 2014]
Social Watch Philippines: Congress controls onl... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 11 2014]
Bus groups, solons back Salceda vs ban on buses [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 05 2014]
Pacman retiring from wrong career [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 21 2014]
The angel and the witch [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 03 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]
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