TODAY’S BANNER: Agrarian reform and equal wealth distribution will solve PH labor plight, experts say

By Maria Katreena Saguid Continuing the long-standing tradition of rallies to commemorate the birth of Andres Bonifacio, hero and peasant leader, labor groups took the streets on to demand true reforms in labor policy, Nov. 30. Implement a national minimum wage and end contractualization were the cries of labor groups in a protest held in … Continue reading TODAY’S BANNER: Agrarian reform and equal wealth distribution will solve PH labor plight, experts say

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Solons seek to create a dep’t for OFWs

In Photo: House of Representatives in a regular session | courtesy of ffemagazine.com By Maria Katreena Saguid THE HOUSE of Representatives is bound to consolidate six bills to create a department that can “provide prompt, immediate and effective response” to the needs of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs ). According to a press release dated Nov. 10, house committees on government … Continue reading Solons seek to create a dep’t for OFWs

Poe panel expands Sotto Law to cover broadcast, online journalists

In Photo: Senator Grace Poe explains about the advantages of exempting journalists to reveal their confidential sources. | Photo taken by Iona Finlay Mendoza By Raye Danielle Peralta and Iona Finlay Mendoza THE SENATE Committee on Public Information and Mass Media yesterday passed the proposals to amend Republic Act (R.A.) 53 to include the exemption of … Continue reading Poe panel expands Sotto Law to cover broadcast, online journalists

In case you missed it: More cell sites mean less traffic, asserts DICT

In photo: office logo of the Department of Information and Communications Technology. Courtesy of www.intelligence-sec.com By Maria Katreena Saguid More cell sites would result to faster internet, smoother traffic and decongested roads, Undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said during the Sept. 22 hearing of the Senate committee on public … Continue reading In case you missed it: More cell sites mean less traffic, asserts DICT

Kabataan Partylist demands for free tuition in state universities

In photo: Student leaders speak at the House of Representatives regarding free public education. KABATAAN Partylist Representative Sarah Elago and student leaders from different universities pushed for free public education in a  press conference at the House of Representatives, September 29. The youth delegates pushed for the restoration of higher budget for maintenance and operating expenses of 35 state universities and colleges … Continue reading Kabataan Partylist demands for free tuition in state universities