Category Archives: Bayan at Karapatan

QC PTAs TO UNDERGO DISASTER CONTROL TRAINING


  The Quezon City government is set to provide disaster risk reduction and management training to parents, especially officers of parents and teachers associations (PTAs) in the city’s public elementary and high schools.   Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has directed … Continue reading

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KMU slams labor group for praising military on rights


  “A workers’ group praising the No. 1 violator of workers’ rights. Disgusting.”   That was how labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno described the Associated Labor Unions’ praises for the military in connection with a summit on workers’ rights attended … Continue reading

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Exporters urged to tap Australia and New Zealand as new markets


Filipino exporters are urged to tap Australian and New Zealand markets amid current efforts of the two countries to explore key industries in the Philippines. Undersecretary for Industry Development and Trade Policy (IDTP) Adrian S. Cristobal, Jr. reiterates calls for … Continue reading

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TUCP strongly supports PALEA Cautions Palace on legal action against workers


  The Trade Union Congress Party (TUCP Party-List) strongly supports members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) on their protest action against the impending termination of 2,600 employees.   President Benigno C. Aquino is being badly advised by functionaries … Continue reading

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JOINT PHILIPPINE AND US MARINES AMPHIBIOUS TRAINING SET ON OCTOBER 17


  The RP-US AMPHIBIOUS LANDING EXERCISE (PHIBLEX) 2012 will kick off here on October 17, 2011 in an Opening Ceremony. This year’s PHIBLEX is the 28th in the series of bilateral exercises conducted every year to serve as a venue … Continue reading

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BOC SCORES ANEW SEIZES PHP100 M WORTH OF LAPTOP COMPUTERS


  Bureau of Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon today ordered the seizure of 100 million-peso worth of high-end laptop computers at the Port of Manila (POM).   Commissioner Biazon said this 3,915 units of Asus-brand laptop computers came from China, stuffed in two … Continue reading

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Over 500 Containers Overstaying Due to “Special Stop Order”


  Over 500 containers and other break-bulk cargoes with “Special Stop Order” issued by previous BOC Commissioners remain unclaimed at the Asian Terminals Incorporated (ATI) and International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI).   In a letter to Commissioner Ruffy Biazon dated Sept. 26, … Continue reading

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