The militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno urged Congress to drop two provisions in the Labor Code of the Philippines which they said promote contractualization of labor.
The Armed Forces would detail another battalion here to guard its perimeters, the Davao City Public Safety and Security Command Center here has announced.
Traditional leaders of the royal sultanates of Mindanao gathered Thursday here to express their support to the Bangsamoro peace process and the move to shift to a federal form of government.
Two women were injured after an old and concrete waiting shed collapsed outside a public school here Thursday morning following an earthquake with 4.6 magnitude.
Amid the criticisms and attempts to bloc her appointment, various environmentalists expressed their support Wednesday to the confirmation of appointment of Gina Lopez, secretary of Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Lawyers here expressed their objection to the re-imposition of the death penalty in the country, saying that it would endanger and a disadvantage to the poor because of the “corrupt” criminal justice system in the Philippines.
As a gesture of support on the resumption of peace talks, the National Democratic Front in Mindanao announced Thursday the slated released of the six prisoners of wars who were held captive by the New People’s Army.
A former police officer retracted his earlier statement at the Senate and now claimed that the Davao Death Squad exists and that he is part of the vigilante group allegedly paid by former Davao City Mayor and now President Rodrigo Duterte.
To ensure the success of the bilateral ceasefire negotiations, CPP said that the government could “help facilitate the travel of the NDFP’s ceasefire committee member and consultants.”
“There was no NPA attack last February 15 against an AFP-escorted relief operations in Barangay Linunggaman, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte,” the CPP said in a statement Friday.