ANALYSIS | What does it mean for the region? World cuts military spending but not Asia 9:09 am | John Feffer, Inter Press Service ANALYSIS | What does it mean for the region? World cuts military spending but not AsiaFor the second year in a row, the world is spending a little less on the military. Asia, however, has failed to get the memo. The region is spending more at a time when many others are spending less.

JOY IN LONELINESS | Soc Villegas shares bittersweet happiness of priesthood 10:06 am | Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas JOY IN LONELINESS | Soc Villegas shares bittersweet happiness of priesthoodNurturing a mystical experience with God; forging and keeping deep and lasting friendships; and living a life of integrity are three ways by which priests can be happy, shares Archbishop Soc Villegas, CBCP president.

MARIE YUVIENCO | Condom and Gomorrah: The RH law and the family, according to the SC 1:07 pm | Marie Yuvienco MARIE YUVIENCO | Condom and Gomorrah: The RH law and the family, according to the SCI am disheartened that should I adopt as a single parent, I am not considered a family. Neither are gays and lesbians, or couples who cohabit happily without marriage. I never realized till now how six words can say so little yet hurt so much.

COCKTALES | Market set to crown tuna/corned beef king as newest billionaire 2:39 pm | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | Market set to crown tuna/corned beef king as newest billionaireThe country's one percent will crown its newest member next month in the person of Ricardo Po Sr., the 82-year-old patriarch of Century Pacific Food Inc., manufacturer of the country's best-selling tuna and corned beef brands.

FOCUS | Ma's pro-China drive hits trouble as Taiwan students come of age 5:30 pm | Benjamin Yeh, Agence France-Presse FOCUS | Ma\The last time Taiwanese students mobilized en masse, they brought about an end to decades of martial rule. Now, they are scenting victory in a new battle for the island's soul as they repel government plans to embrace China ever closer.

MEL STA.MARIA | Chief Justice Sereno's dissent on RH decision rightly protects women 10:04 am | ATTY. MEL STA. MARIA MEL STA.MARIA | Chief Justice Sereno\Rendering Section 23 [a[[2] [i ] unconstitutional is gender-bias against women. This is so because of the reality that only the woman bears and carries a child and, in doing so, she is the one at risk in terms of her health and indeed her life.

COCKTALES | SGV-EY, ex-chair suing each other over partnership benefits 5:54 am | Victor C. Agustin Accounting giant SGV-Ernst & Young and its former chairman David Balangue are suing each other over partnership expenses and retirement benefits, according to the auditorial chatter reverberating through the sleep-deprived profession this tax-deadline season.

STATEMENT | Makati Business Club backs Supreme Court ruling on RH Law 5:17 pm | InterAksyon.com STATEMENT | Makati Business Club backs Supreme Court ruling on RH LawThe Makati Business Club commends the Supreme Court for upholding the constitutionality of RA 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act.

FINE LINE BETWEEN CONSCIENCE, INTOLERANCE | What does SC ruling on RH law mean for women? 7:31 am | Carolina Ruiz Austria, InterAksyon.com FINE LINE BETWEEN CONSCIENCE, INTOLERANCE | What does SC ruling on RH law mean for women?Carolina Ruiz Austria is a feminist lawyer. Here, she dissects the Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the Reproductive Health law.

ARAW NG KAGITINGAN | How to honor Bataan heroes? Don't pander to Japanese, resist Chinese bullying 9:24 am | Jose Antonio Custodio, InterAksyon.com ARAW NG KAGITINGAN | How to honor Bataan heroes? Don\Today is Araw ng Kagitingan. Previously, this is the day we honor the heroism of those who fell in Bataan. How do we do that? Historian Jose Antonio Custodio has some suggestions.

MEL STA.MARIA | A women's rights advocate's initial take on SC decision on RH Law 6:40 am | ATTY. MEL STA.MARIA MEL STA.MARIA | A women\The Reproductive Health Law was generally considered not unconstitutional. However, a number of provisions were considered unconstitutional. Here are some initial thoughts from Atty. Ampy Sta.Maria, Director of the Women's Desk of the Ateneo Human Rights Center.

COCKTALES | Mandarin may cut Makati lease short, transfer to The Fort 7:55 am | Victor C Agustin, InterAksyon.com COCKTALES | Mandarin may cut Makati lease short, transfer to The FortThe Hong Kong-based parent of the Mandarin Oriental hotel and landlord Ayala Land are in advanced state of negotiations to cut short the luxury hotel's property lease, according to the increased industry chatter from Makati and Hong Kong.

JESSICA ZAFRA | A love letter to libraries and readers 1:45 pm | Jessica Zafra JESSICA ZAFRA | A love letter to libraries and readersThe book is a mere 92 pages, but it's not skimpy: it contains an entire life that seems small on the outside, but is really large and contains multitudes. 'The Library of Unrequited Love' reminds us of some basic truths of the human condition: If you're a reader, you are never truly alone.