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DOLE releases guidelines on payment of 13th-month pay for 2021

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday released the guidelines for the computation of the mandatory 13th-month pay for private-sector workers for...

Transnational group calls for total ban of Chinese nationals in PH

Dr. Celia Lamkin, chair and founder of National Youth Movement for West Philippine Sea (NYMWPS), in a press statement called the government’s attention to impose the total ban for public health and safety citing the widespread of confirmed cases in Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Hongkong, Vietnam, Malaysia , Nepal, Australia, USA, Canada, France, Nepal, and lately, Cambodia.

DOE tells Senate it’s protecting public interest in Malampaya sale

The Department of Energy (DOE) told the Senate on Monday that it has used its power to defend the government's and people's interests in...

Malacañang vows to address concerns of health workers

Physicians called their current state a “losing battle” against COVID-19, citing congested hospitals, growing infections among healthcare workers, contact tracing efforts “failing miserably, among others.

Halal assurance manual to be available soon: DOST-ITDI

Copies of the Halal assurance system manual will be available to the public soon, an executive of the DOST-Industrial Technology Development Institute said on...

GSIS reopens computer loan until June 30

State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is reopening the Ginhawa for All (GFAL) computer loan until June 30, 2022. "Gusto naming mabigyan ng...

LTO kicks off new driver’s license application policy

In an advisory posted by the LTO Palawan District Office, all student permit applicants are required to undergo a 15-hour Theoretical Driving Course (TDC); 8-hour Practical Driving Course (PDC) for Certificate for Professional and Non-professional Driver’s License for new driver’s license with student permit issued on August 3 onwards; and another eight-hour PDC for additional restriction code.

Stranded individuals urged to follow rules for smooth return

Prior to their departure, LSIs should secure a medical clearance certifying that they are neither contact, suspect, probable, or confirmed Covid-19 cases and have completed a 14-day quarantine based on standards set by the Department of Health.

2 battalions proposed to help repatriate Mideast OFWs: DND

"Ang idea ni Presidente is magpadala tayo dun just in case na kailangan ng mga tao natin ng proteksyon (The idea of the President is to sent troops there just in case our people will need protection). The two battalions will not be there to engage in combat to anybody but to facilitate or help assist in the repatriation of the OFWs, especially in Iraq," Lorenzana said in an interview with reporters shortly after the Department of National Defense (DND) - Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) New Year's Call in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.

SSS cautions members to be wary of fixers and scammers

Following an increase in complaints of fraud cases, the Social Security System (SSS) is advising all members and employers to secure their personal information...

PAO chief vows to file more Dengvaxia raps

"Tuluy-tuloy ang pag-file namin (We will continue with the filing). We now have 147 victims," Acosta told reporters during the latest filing of charges at the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Solons call for extension of Malampaya gas contract

During a virtual Kapihan ng Samahang Plaridel forum, Philreca Party-list Rep. Presley de Jesus said the Malampaya gas field northwest of Palawan plays a vital role in ensuring the country’s energy security and independence.