Secretary Leonor Briones of the Department of Education (DepEd) said the Duterte administration is the most supervised bureaucracy yet, in her speech at the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Public Sector HR Symposium at SMX, SM Lanang today.
The House of Representatives Makabayan opposition bloc has sought a congressional inquiry into the reported human rights violations committed against the indigenous peoples (IPs) in Lianga, Surigao del Sur that led to their evacuation anew.
A poll survey found more Davaoenos do not favor inquiry by the United Nations regarding the human rights track record of the Duterte government.
Progressive lawmakers from the House of Representatives Makabayan bloc filed on Tuesday a resolution seeking an investigation into the alleged illegal and unfair labor practices of Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) and its service contractors.
The resetting of the Marawi City rehabilitation groundbreaking from July to last week of August was criticized by Maranaw leaders who called the initiative of the government to restore the war-ravaged city as “palpak” (failure).
Two in three Filipinos or 67 percent are against Charter change (Cha-cha) moves at this time while a majority oppose a shift to federalism, a Pulse Asia survey results bared on Monday.
Despite Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s flip-flopping on the rescheduling of the peace talks, a ranking Roman Catholic official has remained optimistic that the government and the Communist rebels will still go back to the negotiating table.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines has assailed the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte for spreading what it called as malicious insinuations by implicating the New People’s Army into the spate of killings of local officials in the country.
The impulse that the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is now portraying on the possibility of having the peace talks localized in lieu of the snagged negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines is nothing but a perception of absurdity and stupidity.
Anakpawis party-list Representative Ariel Casilao urged the people to oppose the proposal of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to move the 2019 elections to 2022 to give way to the on-going charter change for a federal government.