Lam, who is appointed by a committee stacked with Beijing loyalists, had previously refused to consider abandoning the bill, despite months of criticism from business and legal bodies — and a record breaking rally on Sunday where organizers said more than one million protesters hit the streets.
“LGUs should always observe maximum or extreme preparedness rather than employ a calibrated response not just for typhoons but also for earthquakes and other types of disasters. This approach will save more lives and further reduce the number of casualties,” he said.
Philippines is fully behind the candidature of Ambassador Evan P. Garcia, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations in Geneva, for Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to fulfill the country’s commitment to multilateralism and migration.
“The U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, the Philippines, located and apprehended 11 U.S. fugitives wanted for crimes ranging from conspiracy to commit murder, securities fraud, child abuse, and sexual assault,” Ortagus said.
“The proposed labor agreement between the Philippines and Russia for the protection of overseas Filipino workers is an ongoing process. Talks are continuing. We are looking at a simple but an implementable instrument that observes the migration regime of both countries,” the DoLE said.
The measure -- principally authored by Ang Kabuhayan Rep. Dennis Laogan, Pangasinan Rep. Marlyn Primicias Agabs and Bulacan Rep. Lorna Silverio -- states that all service charges collected by hotels, restaurants and other similar establishments shall be distributed in full to all covered employees.
”After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,” Trump said, adding that he hoped she would run for governor of her state.Sharp, sometimes acid-tongued, Sanders has not been prone to the almost comic slip-ups that embarrassed predecessors in the job, such as short-lived Trump spokesman Anthony Scaramucci.
FIGHTING on Thursday erupted between a group of patrolling Army soldiers and a band of heavily-armed New People’s Army guerrillas in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro resulting in the killing of three rebels, Police Regional Office 4-B director Brig. Gen. Tomas Apolinario Jr. said yesterday.