The City Health Office sees nothing wrong in distributing condoms in public schools, saying that it is one of the many strategies in order to reduce teenage pregnancy among the youth.
In an attempt to discipline motorists, prevent road accidents and lessen the road congestion, the Davao City Police Office will implement a road clearing operation in the city, an official announced on Wednesday.
A labor rights group slammed the Department of Labor and Employment for failing to end the contractualization across the country.
On the eve of the third round of the peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, human rights advocates are lamenting that almost 400 political prisoners in the Philippines remain in jail even with President Rodrigo Duterte’s earlier promise to free them.
A total of seven persons died and 4,536 persons are currently staying in 28 evacuation centers in Northern Mindanao and parts of Eastern Visayas after a low-pressure area and a tail end of a cold front brought heavy rains on Monday.
Liza Madagas, 43, a daughter of a Martial law victim said that President Rodrigo Duterte’s new threat about on declaring Martial law was “too much.”
The Philippine peace panel expects to hammer out a bilateral ceasefire agreement with the communists ahead of the third round of the peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines to be held here starting on January 19 until January 25.
A local indigenous people’s group in the Philippines expressed its support to the program of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines for the indigenous peoples.
A church-based group on Tuesday urged the Government Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front to include in the next round of peace talks, the spate of drug-related killings across the country.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines scored on Monday Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar’s claim that the media “misreported” President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement on Martial Law in his administration’s war on drugs.