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May 24, 2018 6:01 AM Riders’ group: Motorcyclists are not criminals

A motorcycle riders’ group has organized a unity ride to denounce alleged anti-motorcycle rider regulations imposed by the national government agencies and local government units. “Motorcycle riders are not criminals. We are professionals who are trying to make an honest living,” the United Riders for Equality, Rights, Dignity and Welfare said in a statement 3

May 22, 2018 4:16 PM Senate ratifies reconciled version of occupational safety bill

Sen. Joel Villanueva at the ratification of the reconciled version of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Bill on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Photo from his Facebook page) The Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS) Bill moved a step closer to becoming a law after the Senate ratified on Tuesday its reconciled version. The bill – which seeks 3

May 21, 2018 4:27 PM Bicameral committee approves occupational safety bill

The bicameral committee has approved the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS) Act, which would mandate strict compliance of employers to workplace safety standards. “This bill, once enacted into law, would finally give teeth to our 41-year Labor Code and would thus force establishments to comply to occupational safety and health standards 2

May 20, 2018 11:01 AM DepEd prepares for June 4 class opening

THE Department of Education (DepEd) is preparing for the opening of classes in all public schools nationwide on June 4 as they reactivated the Oplan Balik Eskwela (OBE). Education Secretary Leonor Briones said, the conduct of the OBE will ensure that all learners are properly enrolled and able to attend school on the first day of classes by addressing 4

May 6, 2018 2:43 AM US firms, debt could be China’s targets if US plays hardball

BEIJING — In a looming trade war between the world’s two largest economies, American companies in China may have a bull’s-eye on their backs. The Trump administration is pushing China to cut its trade surplus with the US by $200 billion by the end of 2020 and give up policies that favor domestic companies — the core of Beijing’s state-led economic model 4

May 5, 2018 1:32 PM Augusto Villalón, architect and heritage advocate, passes away

Villalón did the spade work for the listing of San Agustin Church, Banaue Rice Terraces, and other key Philippine natural sites and ancient churches in the Unesco World Heritage List Augusto Villalón, architect and cultural heritage conservation advocate who spearheaded the listing of several Philippine historical and natural landmarks in the very prestigious 4

May 3, 2018 11:13 AM Economy ‘on right track’ –– solon

The credit rating upgrade of the Philippines based on the latest Standard & Poor Global Ratings is an affirmation of "correct economic and fiscal policies" under the Duterte administration, a legislator said on Wednesday. In a statement, House appropriations committee chairman Karlo Nograles said the improved credit rating shows that President Rodrigo 10

May 1, 2018 2:28 AM Twitter also sold data to Cambridge Analytica-linked researcher

MANILA, Philippines – Twitter is also now embroiled in the Facebook data privacy scandal after the microblogging platform confirmed that it had also sold data to the Cambridge Analytica-linked researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, in the past. In 2015, Twitter sold one-day access to Kogan's company, Global Science Research (GSR), to a data set comprised of a random 14

April 23, 2018 1:44 AM House panel OKs bill to protect public school teachers, staff vs child abuse cases

The House committee on basic education and culture has approved a bill that seeks to strengthen the protection of public school teachers and personnel against allegations of child abuse as well as institute support mechanisms for them. House Bill 58 or the “Teacher Protection Act of 2016,” principally authored by ACT-Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France 6

April 22, 2018 9:35 AM Earth Day spurs travel industry to go carbon neutral

To mark Earth Day April 22, some members of the travel industry are responding to this conflict of interest with the launch of carbon offset programs and new policies that allow consumers to erase part of their carbon footprint. The offsets will go towards one of three projects that include tree planting projects in countries like Kenya and Uganda, to help reverse 6