Companies comply more to labor standards if workers are unionized, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.
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A local farmer’s organization claimed that a mining company colluded with the Army to harass and threaten them into accepting it to operate in their area.
Should the long dry spell caused by the El Niño phenomenon continue, it will affect at least 7,000 hectares of crops and 11,000 farmers in the city, the City agriculturist here said.
A homeowners association has asked a local government unit to investigate alleged defects in the housing units intended for victims of Typhoon Pablo (International Name: Bopha).
A new network of government and private organizations here has been created to monitor cases of abuse and violence against women and to give interventions to victims.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte signed Thursday an executive order to create a technical working group to help in the selection process of an indigenous people’s mandatory representative to the City Council.
Only the removal of President Benigno Aquino III from office would quench the search for justice of the nearly 70 victims of a botched police operations in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, said a Moro human rights group as official investigations point to the accountability of the President and the involvement of the US military.
A government commission wants to give face to Filipino epic heroes through a national painting competition.
The Davao City Tourism Office expect at least 100,000 visitors this month with the upcoming Araw ng Dabaw celebrations.
The initial report of a fact-finding group who went to the hinterland villages of Talaingod, Davao del Norte revealed the recurring incidence of state forces’ alleged encampment in schools, public buildings and residential structures.