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Workers buying less food due to inflation — group
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Workers nationwide are buying less food and this is likely to continue despite the grant of pay hikes.
Illegal OFWs face arrest in China
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
A number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are facing possible arrest in China for entering the country illegally, the Blas Ople Center reported yesterday.
DOH records almost 1,000 cases of HIV in September
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Close to a thousand new cases of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection has been recorded in the country for the month of September, the Department of Health (DOH) said over the weekend.
‘No policy shift for party-list system’
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is not changing the guidelines governing party-list elections despite the uproar over the qualification of several nominees.
Petitions for inclusion in Bangsamoro plebiscite filed
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has received at least 62 petitions from various barangays and registered voters to participate in the plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
Fewer firecracker-related injuries seen these holidays
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) sees fewer firecracker-related injuries with less manufacturers selling firecrackers this coming holiday season.
Government rolls out new OFW card
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The government will issue a new identification card for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) after scrapping the iDOLE cards.
Watchdog may seek reversal of SC’s party-list ruling
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
To restore the integrity of the party-list system, election watchdog Kontra Daya intends to seek reversal of the Supreme Court (SC) ruling allowing nominees not belonging to the marginalized sector.
Workers eye new wage hike petition
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Dissatisfied with the P25 pay hike, labor groups are planning to file another petition seeking wage adjustments.
DOLE seeks P550 million refund from CAAP
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) asked the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) anew to refund P550 million in terminal fees collected from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
Metro Manila workers get P25 minimum wage hike
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
While minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will enjoy higher pay and a more substantial 13th month pay, labor groups are unhappy with the new hike, which is way below their demand of an increase of P334 a day.
Comelec to purchase P78 million SD cards
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is preparing to purchase secure digital (SD) cards worth over P78 million for the May 2019 elections.
Workers push wage board abolition
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Miliant labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) yesterday renewed calls for the abolition of wage board and for President Duterte to endorse the implementation of a national minimum wage.
DOH warns public vs vape devices
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday cautioned the public against buying and using e-cigarettes following a report that one of these exploded while being used by a 17-year-old smoker.
Comelec trying to stop premature campaigning
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The image of candidates on a poster or any material is considered a form of campaigning and should be stopped at this time, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said yesterday.
Workers seek P100 pay hike
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A labor group yesterday sought President Duterte’s intervention in increasing the daily mininimum wage in Metro Manila to P100.
Wealth not qualification for candidacy, Comelec insists
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Wealth or the lack of it is not among the qualifications for one to run for an elective post, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) stressed yesterday.
Comelec to public: 'Use social media vs premature campaigning'
by Mayen Jaymalin - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections urged the public yesterday to use social media to stop politicians from engaging in premature campaigning.
‘Bets emboldened by social media’
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The so-called “trapos” or traditional politicians may no longer be the dominant force in the midterm elections in May 2019, but the political neophytes.
200 candidates face disqualification
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Around 200 candidates for various positions in next year’s elections may be disqualified, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
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