Lawmakers on Tuesday urged the two House of Congress to conduct a congressional bicameral conference committee for the speedy enactment of House Bill 4113 or better known as the 100-day maternity leave law.
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Not just regular women employees but also contractual women workers should also benefit from the 100-day maternity leave, a labor group said on Thursday.
School children, studying in Lumad schools in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, were traumatized after the military conducted an aerial strikes, earlier this week, while pursuing communist rebels, a spokesperson of the Lumad group said.
This early, Tagum City Mayor Rey Uy said he is aiming for the vice governor seat in the first district of Davao del Norte in 2019.
An advocacy group claimed that the Army continued to harass the operation of the Lumad schools across Mindanao and criticized on Tuesday the alleged inaction of the Department of Education on these harassments.
The proposal of the government to import rice is a manifestation of an undermined food security in the country, a lawmaker said on Saturday.
A fisherfolk group asked on Friday Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to withdraw the Fisheries Administrative Order 195 that allows the importation of 17,000 metric tons of scad or known locally as galunggong starting first week of September and December 31, in a bid to stabilize the fish’s price in the market.
Human rights group Karapatan lambasted Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos’ remark that millennials have moved on with the issues hounding her family, saying that it millennials protested against the burial of her father—the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
The country’s association of Catholic-ran schools warned of the ill-effects of the second tranche of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law against church-run schools across the country, saying it would weaken the educational services offered by private sectarian schools.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A deputy police chief in North Cotabato was held as prisoner of war for being involved in the government’s counterinsurgency operation, a spokesperson of the New People’s Army said.