After three years of negotiations, the University of Santo Tomas and the UST Faculty Union representing the institution’s 1,243 teaching personnel finally forged a five-year collective bargaining agreement, National Conciliation and Mediation Board officials announced Wednesday.
Despite the death of another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) recently, the Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said there is no travel restriction to and from Middle East.
In the wake of Friday's clash between government troops and the Abu Sayyaf that left at least 20 dead and 45 injured, Basilan Bishop Martin Jumoad has called for a ceasefire for the Holy Week.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has allocated a fresh P384.20 million for the cash for work program (CWP) in 84 local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas affected by super typhoon Yolanda.
A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, US search authorities said on Tuesday.
(UPDATE 6 - 1:11 p.m.) South Korea said Wednesday that two people were killed and 368 rescued from a ferry that capsized at sea with 477 people on board - mostly high school students - as divers searched for scores still missing.
A lawmaker asked the United States government to immediately grant the request of the Philippines for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for about 300,000 undocumented Filipinos in the US, citing humanitarian reasons in the Yolanda aftermath.
Alumni of the Philippine National Police Academy have been discussing how best to protest what they perceive to be discrimination in the system of promotions and assignments that tend to favor graduates of the Philippine Military Academy.