PH joins int’l commitment to protect children’s rights

July 09, 2019
“The Philippines enjoins all States to pursue with renewed determination our commitments to promote and protect every right of every child. While each country has its own particular challenges and contexts, we all share the imperative of providing safe and protective environments for our children, where they can grow and thrive to achieve their fullest potentials,” emphasized Social Welfare and Development Undersecretary for Special Concerns Camilo Gudmalin.

No hurry to file sea incident raps

THE government is not rushing the filing of charges against the crew of the Chinese trawler that hit and sank a Philippine fishing boat in the South China Sea on June 9 despite the Philippine investigators’ finding that it was a “very serious marine casualty” event and not just a “little maritime accident,” as President Rodrigo Duterte has described it.