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Duterte vetoes bill banning corporal punishment for children

Feb 28, 2019 - 1:01 PM

(UPDATED) In his veto message, President Duterte says corporal punishment can be administered in a way 'that the children remember it not as an act of hate or abuse, but a loving act of discipline that desires only to uphold their welfare'

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the 9th anniversary of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and the 25th anniversary of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on February 19, 2019. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

[Two Pronged] Amazing sex, toxic romantic relationship

Dec 16, 2018 - 11:46 AM

'I am scared that I won't find anyone I can grow with in the sexual sense'

House approves bill banning corporal punishment vs children

Nov 12, 2018 - 6:20 PM

(UPDATED) The bill will now be tackled at the bicameral conference committee level, where lawmakers will reconcile conflicting provisions in the House and Senate versions

NO TO CORPORAL PUNISHMENT. Both the House and the Senate have passed their versions of the bill against corporal punishment of children.

BBL should ensure wise fiscal spending in Bangsamoro – Dominguez

Feb 13, 2018 - 5:05 PM

'A lot of this you have to understand needs the acceptance of the public outside of the area. Because taxes from Luzon, Visayas will be provided here and if the people do not agree that this money is being spent correctly, then we will have a problem.'

Senate Hearing BBL 11th Session February 13 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

China anti-graft watchdog probes Politburo member

Jul 24, 2017 - 6:38 PM

UPDATED The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection is investigating Sun Zhengcai who until last week was party chief in the major city of Chongqing for a serious discipline violation

SUN ZHENGCAI. This file photo taken on March 5, 2017 shows former Chongqing Communist Party Secretary Sun Zhengcai (L) talking with Chinese vice chairman of the Central Military Commission Xu Qiliang (R) during the opening session of the National People's Congress, China's legislature, in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. File photo by Wang Zhao/ AFP

WATCH: Giving hope for a brighter future to street children

Mar 01, 2017 - 2:43 PM

Since it officially became a registered non profit organization in 1995 ChildHope Asia has helped more than 10 300 street children in Manila get a brighter future

STREET EDUCATION. Childhope Asia brings a mobile classroom to street kids in different areas. Photo courtesy of Childhope Asia

WATCH: Young athletes use sports to teach kids discipline

Feb 21, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Youth Sports Advocacy uses sports to transform kids to become better individuals Some of their trainees have become varsity players in their respective schools

TEAM WORK. Youth Sports Advocacy coaches give basketball drills to children. Photo courtesy of YSA

House panel approves bill banning corporal punishment vs kids

Feb 04, 2017 - 1:12 PM

UPDATED Bagong Henerasyon Representative Bernadette Herrera Dy says corporal punishment only teaches the child that violence is an acceptable behavior and something worthy of emulation

Members of the House committee on welfare of children believe there are better alternatives to corporal punishment when disciplining children.

Quezon City slammed for defying TRO on curfew ordinance

Jul 28, 2016 - 12:26 PM

But Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista defends barangays right to enforce their own curfew ordinances and denies allegations that the city is trying to circumvent the TRO

UNJUST. Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan asks the Supreme Court to review ordinances imposing a curfew on youth. Image by Mara Mercado / Rappler

China's propaganda department not good enough at propaganda – gov't

Jun 09, 2016 - 8:20 PM

A gov t investigating panel says the department should make propaganda appear more valid by enhancing its attractiveness and appeal

epa03481383 A picture made available on 22 November 2012, shows a decade old hand painted propaganda mural created to promote the efforts of the local Mayor for transportation services, elderly care, food supply and schooling for children, in the outskirts of Beijing, China, 21 November 2012. The murals were produced under the auspices of the Communist Party officials to directly target the semi literate farming families. EPA/ADRIAN BRADSHAW

Filipinos good short-term savers, but rank high in debt – poll

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Despite being cautious in managing their finances around 4 in 10 Filipino investors carry debt

MOST INDEBTED. More than 80% of Filipino investors have high levels of personal debt. Shutterstock photo

'Prince of Tides' author Pat Conroy dead at 70

Mar 05, 2016 - 3:57 PM

The bestselling author was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 4 weeks before he died

Institutionalizing PUV traffic discipline in the Philippines

Oct 25, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Filipinos have no discipline Do you agree?

DAILY STRUGGLE. Commuters stranded in a traffic along Commonwealth Avenue on Tuesday during rush hour. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Child-led groups push to end corporal punishment

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:42 PM

How do you discipline your children?

UP president Pascual: Frat violence offends me as frat alumnus

Jul 09, 2015 - 5:09 PM

UP president Alfredo Pascual breaks his silence on the recent incidents in UP Diliman that allegedly involved his fellow Upsilonians

DUE PROCESS. UP President Alfredo Pascual says incidents of violence have no place in the university. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Law, debate needed to end corporal punishment in PH homes

May 23, 2015 - 6:57 PM

Despite the global movement to end all corporal punishment of children the Philippines still remains among the many countries that do not ban it at home

Positive discipline: The new way of parenting

May 19, 2015 - 5:16 PM

Positive Discipline is an approach that teaches children and guides their behaviors while respecting their rights

Lawyer disbarred for having simultaneous marriages

Mar 10, 2015 - 7:50 PM

The Supreme Court adopts the recommendation of the Integrated Bar that contracting a marriage during the subsistence of a previous one amounts to grossly immoral conduct

Random checks catch 99 tipsy Indian pilots since 2011

Jul 22, 2014 - 12:36 AM

Critics say Indian airlines have been expanding rapidly to meet rising demand while operating on razor thin profit margins and are facing a tough challenge to meet safety regulations

Sri Lanka army admits torture of women recruits

Mar 22, 2014 - 8:51 PM

Sri Lanka s military admits that soldiers had abused and tortured female recruits

That peculiar 'Filipino Time'

Feb 07, 2013 - 8:50 PM

I have often wondered when it is we will ever take time especially the time of others seriously