Top officials of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE), Civil Service Commission (CSC) and Social Security System (SSS) have signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Expanded Maternity Leave Law.
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu yesterday urged the newly-elected city and municipal mayors to prioritize the implementation of environmental laws, particularly Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.
THE National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) was awarded by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) with a certificate of compliance for upholding the Freedom of Information (FOI) and being transparent with all its transactions and projects.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs warned the public on a recruitment network in Pampanga and Pasay City, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Erbil in Iraq deploying household service workers (HSWs) abroad.
FOR Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, many Filipinos voted for the senatorial candidates of the administration because they were insulted by the “dirty” propaganda targeting President Rodrigo Duterte, his family and his bets.
LEYTE first district Representative-elect Martin Romualdez yesterday asked the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) to update the public and Congress on the compliance rate of a “malasakit” (compassionate) law exempting persons with disabilities (PWDs) from the payment of value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods and services.
TONS of campaign materials have been removed by members of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao as part of its ‘Oplan Baklas’ right after last Monday’s national and local elections in the region, local officials said yesterday.
Caceres Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona said that voters’ education is the key to have good leaders who can truly be public servants, adding that the situation should challenge Catholics to be “more persistent” in changing the mindset and voting preferences of the public.
“As to Ms. Cam’s request to relieve her in her present post, she does not have to wait for her relief by the President. She can tender her resignation if she cannot stand the alleged corruption within the PCSO,” Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.
“May koneksiyon yan sa karangalan natin bilang isang bansa. Kung bakit itong Canada, basura lang eh, bakit ‘di na lang bawiin? Kasi unang-una, mali ang pagkadala ng basura nila dito sa ating bansa. Hindi naman tayo basurahan. Hindi naman tama ‘yan. Ewan ko kung anong nangyari kung bakit pinayagan ng dating administrasyon kung sino mang administrasyon ‘yon,” he said.
Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, on Tuesday filed Senate Bill No. 2222, otherwise known as the “Energy Consumer Advocate Act.” The bill seeks to create the Energy Consumer Advocate Office (ECAO), which will represent consumers in all rate-setting, rule-making, and other energy-related cases and proceedings before government agencies, including judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.
During the hearing DoTr Undersecretary Timothy John Batan named three China ODA-funded projects: Subic-Clark Railway; Philippine National Railways (PNR) Bicol or the South Line or South Long Haul Project; and the Mindanao Railway Phase 1 as well as the future phases of Mindanao Railway.