Philippines Goes Against Church and Upholds Family Planning Law

Philippines Goes Against Church and Upholds Family Planning Law

For more than 15 years, the Catholic Church in the Philippines led a successful crusade against any form of family planning laws. All that changed on Tuesday when the country’s highest court denied appeals against the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act. Known as the RH Law, it requires that sex education be taught in schools and […]

5.2 Earthquake Hit the Philippines

5.2 Earthquake Hit the Philippines

The 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Philippine Islands on 2:51 a.m. local time on February 3, 2014. According to the USGS National Earthquake Information Center, the epicenter of earthquake is located 390 miles away from the capital city of Manila. The closest city with a significant population is Claveria with the population of 30,482. The […]