A non-government organization that provides assistance to distressed overseas Filipino workers called on the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to crack down on licensed recruitment agencies that continue to deploy unqualified and ill-prepared job applicants as domestic workers overseas particularly for the Middle East.
Three members of the Duterte Cabinet will likely join the administration's senatorial ticket in 2019, with his closest aide, Secretary Christopher "Bong" Go, getting solid presidential clearance for it.
while the Duterte administration is in a hurry to get out of the treaty that was ratified via the Philippine Senate's concurrence on August 23, 2011, the process of withdrawing takes time and will not preclude ICC from investigating the President's war on drugs campaign.
The Consultative Committee (Concom) tasked by President Rodrigo Duterte to review the 1987 Constitution on Tuesday voted to allow only two relatives within the second degree of consanguinity and affinity to run in the same elections. However, they can only run for one national post and one local position.
The United States handed over six surveillance drones to its ally the Philippines on Tuesday, as part of efforts to boost its ability to tackle a growing threat from Islamist militants and to respond to natural disasters.
The Department of Justice has cleared alleged drug lord Peter Go Lim, confessed drug lord Rolan “Kerwin” Espinosa, convicted drug lord Peter Co and more than 20 others from drug-trafficking charges in a resolution made public on Monday but dated since Dec. 20 last year.
The Consultative Committee reviewing the 1987 Constitution on Monday voted ten to nine to regulate political dynasties, as opposed to a total ban on political dynasties. They also voted to extend the regulation on political dynasties up to the second degree of consanguinity and affinity, as opposed to the third and fourth degrees.
Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi said China is always firm and has consistently dealt with the South China Sea issue responsively, taking into account the interests of its people, the facts of the history, the regional peace and the international rule of law.
The City of Makati has donated new school uniforms, school supplies and food packs for thousands of schoolchildren displaced in Marawi, where a five-month siege last year destroyed many public schools and houses.