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Most presidential candidates oppose divorce in the country

Most presidential candidates oppose divorce in the country

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By ARTHUR APOSTOL ONLY THREE out of the nine attending presidential candidates said they are in favor of instituting divorce in the Philippines during the CNN Presidential debate held Sunday. Presidential candidates Panfilo Lacson, Leody De Guzman, and Faisal Mangondato are the only ones who have raised their hands when asked about divorce in the Philippines.  Sen. Manny Pacquiao said that marriage is not a joke but a “commitment to God and one’s partner.” “We need to teach people how to be a spouse, educate people how to be partners before marriage because marriage is not a joke, especially withdrawing from it,” he said. Pacquiao added that people should think hard and get to know each other better before getting married so that they will not undergo separation. The ...
Senatorial bets Ople, Romulo seek to improve education in PH

Senatorial bets Ople, Romulo seek to improve education in PH

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SENATORIAL CANDIDATES Susan “Toots” Ople and Roman Romulo said improving the country’s education system would be one of their legislative agendas should they win in this year’s elections. Overseas Filipino workers advocate and Nacionalista Party bet Ople said she would push for the passage of a Magna Carta for Students. The Artlet alumna also included providing free and accessible WiFi to both private and public schools in her platform, noting this learning investment would give the youth a competitive edge. Meanwhile, Romulo laid down the educational laws he sponsored and authored as the representative of Pasig City such as the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education Act and Open Distance Learning Act. “Ang mga ginawa po natin ay [siniguro] na me...