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Pinoy-made gadget used in Tubbataha assessment

By Ace Tamayo/rappler.com – An automated rapid reef assessment system invented by the team of Dr. Maricor Soriano of the University of Philippines (UP) was one of the technologies used to make permanent visual records for the damage done at the Tubbataha reef. Known as the “Teardrop,” the Filipino Read more »

Miriam: RH bill can’t be held hostage by one senator

By Marvin Sy (The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago yesterday said she will not allow the Reproductive Health (RH) bill to be held hostage by the whims of one person and have it take a backseat indefinitely. Santiago and Sen. Pia Cayetano, co-author of the RH Read more »

Miriam, allies to bring Garci tape case to SC

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago said that if the Senate votes to use the Garci tape in a public hearing, she and her administration allies will seek a temporary restraining order from the Supreme Court. But Santiago said this should be the “last option,” and appealed to her colleagues to Read more »