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EBF STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE RESUMPTION OF THE GRP-NDFP PEACE TALKS

EBF STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE RESUMPTION OF  THE GRP-NDFP PEACE TALKS

“Jesus said, “Peace be with you!” Then he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.”  (John 20:21-22)  As the Church enters Pentecost, the Ecumenical Bishops’ Forum (EBF) is delighted…

DepEd Sec urges employees to avail of GSIS Scholarship Program

DepEd Sec urges employees to avail of GSIS Scholarship Program

MANILA, 20 May 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones encourages qualified DepEd employees to take advantage of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Scholarship Program (GSP)…

NDFP tells campaigning barangay candidates to behave well inside Red areas, guidelines out

NDFP tells campaigning barangay candidates to behave well inside Red areas, guidelines out

By BicolToday News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region –  The rebel political organization, National Democratic Front (NDFP), in the Mindanao regions has made public its guidelines for proper conduct…

Govt workers group hits Duterte on anti-labor attitude

Govt workers group hits Duterte on anti-labor attitude

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Government workers hit Duterte’s biased attitude against labor for not ending contractualization as he had promised and has made efforts only to attain “pogi points” by…

Over a million more underemployed, part-time workers under Duterte

Over a million more underemployed, part-time workers under Duterte

The number of Filipino workers relegated to insecure and low-paying jobs have grown under the Duterte administration, said research group IBON. Latest official labor force data shows a higher number…

LABOR DAY SALUTE TO FELLOW FILIPINO WORKERS

LABOR DAY SALUTE TO FELLOW FILIPINO WORKERS

Statement of the Steering Committee LODI (Let’s Organize for Democracy and Integrity) May 1, 2018 We in the arts and media alliance LODI salute all Filipino workers on #MayoUno2018. We draw…

Online service for labor concerns activated

Online service for labor concerns activated

Labor lawyers and advocates have launched the Facebook page ‘Labor Concerns PH’, a free legal assistance service for different labor issues such as contractualization, illegal termination, unjust working conditions, among…

Youth group on peace talks: address roots of poverty, armed conflict

Youth group on peace talks: address roots of poverty, armed conflict

MANILA, 9April2018 — Youth group Anakbayan welcomed the prospect of the resumption of peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic…

Duterte accepts Aguirre’s resignation

Duterte accepts Aguirre’s resignation

By Azer Parrocha, PNA MANILA, 5April2018 — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday said that he has accepted the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II. “I accepted the resignation…

Cardinal Tagle slams fake news, ‘deception’ of people

Cardinal Tagle slams fake news, ‘deception’ of people

By Roy Lagarde, CBCPNews Manila, Philippines, 29March2018 — Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila condemned the continued spread of fake news, saying people should shun and fight “manipulative strategies” that…

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