Not wanting to be just a mere bystander once a new Bangsamoro political entity will be created following the enactment of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) recently, a group of Christian church officials is pushing for the crafting of policies that will be inclusive to all who are living in the Muslim-dominated territories in Mindanao.
The head of the Committee on Women here wants to intensify the current anti-rape campaign through massive sex education among youth and children in communities and schools.
The National Federation of Peasant Women (Amihan) and rice watchdog Bantay Bigas emphasized that ‘political will’ is much more needed in solving the country’s rice crisis, calling the warning of President Rodrigo Duterte to raid rice warehouses, as ‘empty threats’.
“It was crowded that night and everyone was busy”. The survivors of the Roxas night market bombing recalled what happened on the night the city was under threat two years ago.
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.
Four criminal charges have been filed by the Inter-agency Task Force on Thursday against thirty-three individuals for the December 23 NCCC Mall fire incident that killed 38.
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.
Progressive labour groups in the Davao region poured into the streets on August 27 to join colleagues nationwide to demand accountability of the Duterte administration over what they said were unfulfilled promises to labor, notably in protecting the rights of workers and better working condition.
Saying that peace development in the Korean peninsula is gaining positive results, Korean Ambassador Han Dong-Man has expressed confidence that the on-going peace talks between the North and South Korea would end the 68-year Korean War.
Police offices nationwide are not demanded to fulfil quotas, but they are pressured to make accomplishments in the Duterte government’s anti-drug campaign more than two years on, the country’s Phil. National Police (PNP) chief said Friday.