- RP taekwondo team rules the 9th ASEAN Taekwondo Federation (ATF) Championships in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
- Melissa Peñafiel and Miguel Ocampo vie for the US Democracy Video Challenge with their 3-minute film "Long Live The Fearless Man."
- Josephine Ramos for her "commitment and passion" for Filipino cocoa farmers.
- Rubilen Amit reigns in the 2009 Women's World 10-Ball Championship against world 9-ball queen Liu Shin Mei of Taipei.
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"Happy Women's Day, Mindy! I am Hazel, a soon-to-be mom! I'm so excited to finally hold my baby boy in my arms this April (my due date). I am currently working and I am confused over whether or not I have the right to avail of maternity leave. Can you enlighten me? Thanks! -Hazel"
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- Republic Act 7322
- Maternity Benefit
- How to compute and claim your SSS maternity benefits
- Maternity leave equivalent to 60-day salary
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Flores de Mayo (flowers of May), sometimes called Flores de Maria is a flower festival celebrated annually in May to honor the Virgin Mary.