The Philippine House of Representatives has ended debate on a bill promoting contraception use in the country with one of Asia's fastest-growing populations.
Monday's vote was an initial victory for proponents and President Benigno Aquino III who want to fast-track passage of the proposed law. The issue has divided Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation for years.
Tuesday on Worldview:
On Monday's best-of Afternoon Shift, The Break Room features the group Until June with their new single "What Went Wrong" off of their highly anticipated second album Young and Foolish. Hailing from Hollywood, California, this rock trio are merging their love of pop music with sonically progressive ideas rooted in groups such as Mew and Radiohead on their second album with much success.
The Break Room also features DJ Nu-Mark with the song "Our Generation." DJ Nu-Mark honed his impeccable, eclectic production techniques as a member of the critically acclaimed hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5, and has only progressed as an artist since then by maintaining his youthful energy while evolving his sound.