Delon Porcalla
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87% of employers ‘open’ to work-from-home scheme
by Delon Porcalla - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
An overwhelming majority of employers are receptive to the law allowing employees to work from the comfort of their homes that President Duterte signed in December, according to a survey commissioned by an employers-organization....
Lawmaker laments delay in SC ruling on voting centers
by Delon Porcalla - May 8, 2019 - 12:00am
A Mindanao lawmaker and key official of the House of Representatives has decried the slow pace by which the Supreme Court (SC) is resolving the petition questioning the correction of voting centers made by the Commission...
Occidental Mindoro next host of Palaro
by Delon Porcalla - May 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Local officials of Occidental Mindoro, led by Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato, vowed to put their “best foot forward” when they host the 2020 Palarong Pambansa.
House to hold requiem mass, necro service for ex-speaker
by Delon Porcalla - May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will hold a requiem mass and necrological service tomorrow in honor of the late speaker Prospero Nograles.
Fariñas withdraws from Ilocos Norte gubernatorial race
by Delon Porcalla - May 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas yesterday withdrew his candidacy for governor of Ilocos Norte.
1.35 M grads joining work force
by Delon Porcalla - May 1, 2019 - 12:00am
A staggering 1.35 million senior high school students who chose vocational courses as well as college graduates will be joining the country’s labor force this summer, a lawmaker whose party-list group has advocated...
DOLE asked to review safety protocols in workplaces
by Delon Porcalla - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Labor and Employment should take the initiative in reviewing the safety protocols of employers during emergencies.
10 M trees planted to mark Earth Day
by Delon Porcalla - April 23, 2019 - 12:00am
An environmentalist party-list group initiated yesterday efforts to fight climate change by planting 10 million trees in celebration of this year’s Earth Day as it reaffirmed its commitment “to invest...
GMA respects Duterte’s veto of ‘pork’ realignments
by Delon Porcalla - April 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is not picking a fight with President Duterte, who declared that he had vetoed P95.3 billion realigned by congressmen in the 2019 national budget because he considered the insertions...
Creation of ‘Rice Stock Exchange’ pushed
by Delon Porcalla - April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
With the implementation of the Rice Tariffication law, the national government should also establish an industry counterpart of the Philippine Stock Exchange to prevent price manipulation and supply shortages in...
‘Universal Health Care should be complemented with facilities, equipment’
by Delon Porcalla - April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
In implementing the Universal Health Care Law, the government should also make sure that Filipinos – especially those living below the poverty line – benefit from quality health care by way of right facilities...
Duterte to sign bill providing new incentives for startup businesses
by Delon Porcalla - April 18, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte is expected to sign a bill that will provide a fresh package of incentives for the development of innovative startup businesses in the country.
House: What about Senate lump sums? Congressmen mum on Duterte’s veto message vs corruption
by Delon Porcalla - April 18, 2019 - 12:00am
House officials were mum on President Duterte’s veto of their “unconstitutional” realignments in the 2019 budget, but would want to hear the Senate explain its own insertions and why these had...
Audit of water concessionaires urged
by Delon Porcalla - April 16, 2019 - 12:00am
An official of the House of Representatives has proposed that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) order an external audit of the two private water...
‘House has complied with call for transparency’
by Delon Porcalla - April 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The 292-member House of Representatives led by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has fully complied with President Duterte’s call for transparency in government by submitting a “detailed line-item budget”...
Floirendo vows to stop Alvarez speakership
by Delon Porcalla - April 15, 2019 - 12:00am
So-called “banana king” Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. is determined to prevent his estranged friend and ousted speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez from retaking the leadership...
DOH: 38 new HIV cases reported daily
by Delon Porcalla - April 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Be vigilant about HIV, the Department of Health (DOH) urged the public anew as it noted that the country is now seeing 38 new cases every day.
House OKs bill declaring Palawan district mining-free
by Delon Porcalla - April 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to declare the third district of Palawan as a mining-free zone.
Andaya insists senators afraid of publicizing ‘pork’ allotments
by Delon Porcalla - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. has repeatedly asked why senators are “so afraid” to itemize their billions of pesos worth of pork barrel allocations if they are really clean, unlike congressmen...
Bohol gubernatorial bets seek PNP, NBI help over threats
by Delon Porcalla - April 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Citing threats to their life, two candidates for governor in Bohol have sought the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and Philippine National Police (PNP).
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