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.
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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.
The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is implementing active mechanisms to discuss with China the pressing concern that surrounds West Philippine Sea (WPS), particularly on militarization.
Various multi-sectoral groups condemned the massacre of 58 protesting Palestinians by Israeli forces during the opening of a US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the deadliest day since the end of the 2014 Gaza conflict.
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.
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.
After promising that he would ride a jet ski going to the Philippine Rise to assert the country’s claim on the region, President Rodrigo Duterte has failed to reach the resource-rich continental shelf.
Members of the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Wednesday slammed the proposal made by the Social Security System (SSS) to delay the second round of pension hike to 2020 instead of 2019.
The conduct of the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Election in all regions in the country is relatively peaceful and orderly.
An environmental group on Tuesday expressed alarm over the ill-effects of the massive expansion of the government’s reclamation projects.