SC asked to junk China loan deal based on Charter ‘violations’

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 21:36:39 +0000

Opposition lawmakers on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to strike down as unconstitutional the government’s $62-million loan deal with China

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Medialdea: Duterte to work on 2019 budget after his birthday

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 04:35:36 +0000

Medialdea: Duterte to work on 2019 budget after his birthday

President Duterte would start reviewing the P3.757-trillion national budget after his birthday, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said.

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Kaliwa dam project questioned at SC

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:19:52 +0000

Kaliwa dam project questioned at SC

Human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares on Friday said that with the release of the official contracts, he would  file a petition in the Supreme Court to question the China-funded Kaliwa Dam project which he claimed was laden with terms detrimental to the Filipino people. The Bayan Muna chair and Makabayan senatorial bet said published documents […]

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Expanded Maternity Leave Act: ‘A victory for women, families’

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:28:18 +0000

Expanded Maternity Leave Act: ‘A victory for women, families’

Women’s rights advocates and workers’ groups hailed a new law that almost doubled the number of days for maternity leave as a major victory for families that would greatly benefit mothers and their babies, and ensure a future generation of healthy and productive Filipinos.

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Medialdea: Terror groups still eyeing to establish caliphate in Mindanao

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:31:10 +0000

Medialdea: Terror groups still eyeing to establish caliphate in Mindanao

Despite extremist groups’ failed attempt to establish a stronghold in Marawi last year, the remnants of local terrorist groups are still eyeing to establish a “wilayat” or a caliphate in Mindanao.

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