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Overworked teacher’s suicide in Cavite renews call for new policies covering work playing field

Overworked teacher’s suicide in Cavite renews call for new policies covering work playing field

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The suicide on Thursday, August 23, of a newly-hired kindergarten teacher In Bacoor, Cavite, owing to work overload and exposure in…

CEGP views De Castro’s rise to chief justice part of Digong’s plot for dictatorship

CEGP views De Castro’s rise to chief justice part of Digong’s plot for dictatorship

MANILA – The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) on Saturday reacted sharply over the appointment of Teresita de Castro by Rodrigo Duterte as the country’s new Supreme Court…

Campus writers “to move on” fight against Marcos “mimic”, defy Marcos family call “to forget, move on”

Campus writers “to move on” fight against Marcos “mimic”, defy Marcos family call “to forget, move on”

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Contrary to Ilocos Governor Imee Marcos’ statement for the “nation to forget and move on” in response to the death anniversary…

Anti-drug agency links Naga City’s Peñafrancia festival, conventions as “factors” to thriving drug trade

Anti-drug agency links Naga City’s Peñafrancia festival, conventions as “factors” to thriving drug trade

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – President Duterte, tagging Naga City as “hotbed of shabu” during his latest interview aired by CNN Philippines, was validated by anti-drug…

Return by Uncle Sam of Balangiga Bells probable; “burning of Samar” remembered

Return by Uncle Sam of Balangiga Bells probable; “burning of Samar” remembered

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Nationalist groups, which have been lobbying hard for the return of culturally valuable items looted by the American soldiers as a…

Teachers hit Duterte tax, inaction on salary policy, inflation

Teachers hit Duterte tax, inaction on salary policy, inflation

By Bicol Today News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Teachers, belonging to the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) hold Black Friday Protest at the Senate gates to call…

Church people alliance curses NutriAsia: “those who become rich by abusing their workers have sinned against God. (James 5:1-6)”

Church people alliance curses NutriAsia: “those who become rich by abusing their workers have sinned against God. (James 5:1-6)”

MANILA – A Church alliance group slammed at police violent dispersal of striking workers of NutriAsia, and connivance of repression by police and NutriAsia. The Promotion of Church People’s Response…

Media-arts alliance hisses over Inquirer’s ‘faux pas’, “A humiliating case of self-censorship”

Media-arts alliance hisses over Inquirer’s ‘faux pas’, “A humiliating case of self-censorship”

MANILA — Still breathing hard over Inquirer’s neck, an alliance of media and arts practitioners hisses over Inquirer.net’s “faux pas” as a “humiliating case of self-censorship.” “We in the media…

Criteria must impose “no endo labor policy” for new player in Telco – says thinktank group

Criteria must impose “no endo labor policy” for new player in Telco – says thinktank group

MANILA – An infrastructure-oriented thinktank said the new major player in the telco industry should ensure compliance with labor standards, particularly President Rodrigo Duterte’s policy against ‘endo (end of contract).’…

CPP to Duterte’s war cry: Too drunk with power

CPP to Duterte’s war cry: Too drunk with power

LEGAZPI CITY, 8 July 2018 — Reacting to the tongue-lashing President Duterte’s “let’s go to war”rhetoric, the underground Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) dished out a strongly worded statement…