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The Duterte administration is open to a dialogue with groups that joined the anti-government protests last Sept. 21, Malacañang said yesterday.

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II wants more teeth in the implementation of Republic Act 8049 or the Anti-Hazing Law following the recent fatal hazing of University of Santo Tomas law freshman Horacio Castillo III.

Nurses and other health workers in private medical facilities nationwide will no longer be required to work for more than eight hours a day and will enjoy two days off per week or additional compensation.

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The Senate minority bloc yesterday urged the leadership of the chamber to immediately appeal to the courts to allow Sen. Leila de Lima to attend to her legislative duties, including participation in the deliberations of crucial legislation.

The Communist Party of the Philippines has again rejected President Duterte’s demand for the New People’s Army to surrender for the peace negotiations to continue.

Embattled Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is “most welcome” to submit her reply to the impeachment complaint filed against her before the House of Representatives, a senior administration lawmaker said yesterday.

Senior citizens and persons with disabilities can now enjoy a 20-percent discount on top of the 12-percent value-added tax exemption on airfare on Cebu Pacific’s domestic flights across all booking systems.

The Senate is expected to quickly pass the bill creating the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development as it is considered an economic and anti-poverty measure, Sen. Joseph Victor Ejercito said yesterday.

The Duterte administration remains open to a dialogue with groups that joined the anti-government protests last September 21, Malacañang said Sunday.

The planned two-day transport strike is set to begin on Monday according to transport group, Stop and Go Coalition.

In the morning of Sept. 23, 2017, the 45th anniversary of the actual declaration of martial law by late President Ferdinand Marcos, thousands gathered at UPLB Freedom Park in Laguna. 

Malacañang hailed the government troops’ reclaiming of the Masiu Bridge in Marawi City, calling it a “significant development” in the fight against the ISIS-inspired terrorists.

Malacañang welcomed the move of the House of Representatives to allot P40 billion to fund free college education in state universities and colleges next year.