The Commission on Elections here is all set for the scheduled filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the aspirants of the upcoming 2019 midterms election.
Several workers under Nagkahiusang mga Mag-uuma sa Suyafa Farms (NAMASUFA) of Sumifro Philippines Company were wounded in a commotion on Thursday morning after some unidentified men accompanied by the members of Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines attempted to disperse the strike camp.
Lowering the minimum age of criminal liability to 13 years old does not guarantee a decline in the volume of crimes involving young Filipino children, a social worker and a government official working in the Department of Social Welfare and Development said on Monday.
Reducing the budget of the Department of Health (DOH) next year would be a disservice to the Filipino people since it would impact the funding of state-run hospitals , a lawmaker said.
Plantation workers of a Japanese-owned fruit company Sumitomo Fruit Corp. (Sumifru) are now on strike since Monday, October 1, paralyzing seven out of 11 packing plants of the company’s district 6 in Compostela Valley province.
The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemned the military’s tagging of 18 Metro Manila universities as ‘communist recruitment grounds’ for a supposed ouster plot against President Rodrigo Duterte. He said the military is trying to “create a climate of fear and insecurity.”
The confluence of various democratic forces would ultimately bring down Duterte administration and not the so-called Red October ouster plot as claimed by the military, the Communist Party of the Philippines said on Thursday.
A labor group was enraged when President Rodrigo Duterte sacked Department of Labor and Employment Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod, the last Leftist official under his administration.
Progressive group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan denounced and tagged as a lie the claim of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that there is a Red October plot against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Progressive lawmakers under Makabayan bloc filed a House resolution on Tuesday to probe the military’s “Red October,” a destabilization plot aimed to oust President Rodrigo Duterte.