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4 days ago

Bill on labor safety approved by Congress bicam

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Bill on labor safety approved by Congress bicam

A bicameral conference committee (bicam) by the Lower and Upper House approved on Monday a bill which seeks to strengthen compliance of employees with occupational safety and health standards (OSHS). It also seeks to amend the 41-year-old Labor Code of the Philippines which, at present, does not declare unlawful violations of OSHS.

6 days ago

IP group lauds LGU edicts vs PH terror list

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IP group lauds LGU edicts vs PH terror list

An international indigenous people (IP) group on Thursday commended the move of local government units (LGU) in Northern Luzon for coming out with resolutions opposing the terrorist tagging by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte of human rights advocates.

1 week ago

De Lima scoffs jetski, send-off

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De Lima scoffs jetski, send-off

The visit of President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, May 15 in Casiguran, Aurora for the send-off of 50 Filipino scientists who will conduct scientific studies at the Philippine Rise and the subsequent jet skiing performed by his son Sebastian “Baste” Duterte and Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go were nothing but political exploits.

1 week ago

Gabriela doubts BIR data on impacts of TRAIN law

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Gabriela doubts BIR data on impacts of TRAIN law

Makabayan party list Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) expressed doubts over the data recently provided by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on the reported minimal impact of TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) Law in the country.