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Implement occupational safety, health law

DAVAO City — A labor rights group has dared the government’s labor department to properly implement the recently signed Occupational Safety and Health Law which they described as a “landmark victory for all Filipino workers.” Rochelle Porras, director of the Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research (Eiler), said the ...

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Solons call for inquiry on Zambo rice crisis

Senators Francis Pangilinan and Paolo Benigno Aquino have called for an inquiry in aid of legislation on the rice crisis in Zamboanga City and the eight-month hike in rice prices in the country. In Proposed Senate Resolution 868 filed by the two senators Tuesday evening, Pangilinan and Aquino noted that ...

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Socio-civic group hosts fund raising event

The Fraternal Order of Eagles – Philippine Eagles’ Northern Mindanao Region 1 held a block screening of Mission Impossible: Fallout at Limketkai Center Cinema 2 aimed at accumulating needed funds for its community outreach programs here in Northern Mindanao. “This event is for our fund raising project para sa upcoming ...

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Calizo cites crucial role of Badac in drive vs drugs

IN support of the government’s strong campaign against illegal drugs, Councilor Romeo Calizo  reported that some barangays in the city have re-activated their respective Barangay Anti Drug Abuse Councils (Badac) as per directive from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). “Karon daghan na ga respond nga mga bag-o ...

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