The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) dared Secretary Leonor Briones to a debate about the salary increase. ACT said that teachers are ‘fed up’ with the education chief’s ‘distortion of facts, malicious innuendo and endless alibis to dissuade the clamour for substantial pay hike for teachers.’
Responding to complaints of abusive jeepney barkers, the City Transport and Traffic Management (CTTMO) advises commuters and drivers to file charges against them.
A few days into his third and final term, Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno faces a crisis in his family.
Children’s advocacy groups once again reject the move of Senator Tito Sotto for refiling the bill to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) on the opening of Congress last July 1.
Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. said he saw nothing wrong with the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte saying that he will allow Chinese vessels to fish within the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the contested West Philippine Sea.
The progressive Makabayan coalition refiled various bills on the 18th Congress’ opening last Monday focusing on increase salaries for teachers and employees, along with increase in pensions for retirees.
A fisherfolk organization criticized President Rodrigo Duterte on his statement that he’ll allow Chinese fishing vessels to operate in the Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) because of “friendship” with China.
The progressive Makabayan bloc will field their own member, Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate for the Speakership of the 18th Congress.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Davao Region (LTFRB-XI) called on jeepney operators to claim their Pantawid Pasada Program (PPP) cash cards for 2018 before they close it for the 2019 PPP cash cards.
Exempting the city from Martial Law promises positive effects to the city’s tourism, an official said.