Author Archives: KEN E. CAGULA

2 weeks ago

IN PHOTOS: World-class twin Expos opens in Davao City

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IN PHOTOS: World-class twin Expos opens in Davao City

The back-to-back trade shows of Philippine Building and Construction Expo (PHILBEX) and Travel and Leisure Expo (TLEX) Davao 2019 formally opened on Thursday, May 9, in SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier, showcasing the latest innovations and products in the construction and tourism industries.

2 weeks ago

Davao drug den raid nets 7 suspected users

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Davao drug den raid nets 7 suspected users

Seven individuals were arrested by the joint forces of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Davao Region (PDEA-11) Philippine National Police (PNP) in a recent buy-bust operation against a suspected drug den in Davao City.

2 weeks ago

3 more groups ask SC for protection against red-tagging

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3 more groups ask SC for protection against red-tagging

Human rights group Karapatan, Rural Missionaries of the Philippines, and GABRIELA also filed a petition for a writ of Amparo and habeas data before the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, May 6, citing “threats to life, liberty, and security” amid accusations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that their organizations are communist fronts.

3 weeks ago

Gabriela lauds signing of IRR of Expanded Maternity Leave

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Gabriela lauds signing of IRR of Expanded Maternity Leave

Gabriela Women’s Party-list welcomed the signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Law, calling it “an important milestone marking the full implementation of the hard-fought additional benefits for expectant mothers.”

3 weeks ago

Why do workers push for P750 national minimum wage?

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Why do workers push for P750 national minimum wage?

Workers have expressed eagerness to push for the legislation of national minimum wage in time with the celebration of Labor Day on May 1. Amid the rising prices of basic commodities and services, how significant is it for the workers to gain a significant wage hike?

3 weeks ago

IN PHOTOS: Opening of 2019 National Games in Davao City

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IN PHOTOS: Opening of 2019 National Games in Davao City

Despite the brief rain shower on Sunday afternoon of April 28, the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony pushed through with around 18,000 delegates across the country welcomed at the University of the Philippines Mindanao Sports Complex in Davao City.