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Hotline 1349 launched for labor-related inquiries, complaints

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:38 Written by
MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday officially opened its 24/7 call center or “Hotline 1349″ that is expected to ease up the reporting of queries and complaints. Hotline 1349 is housed at the 4th Flr.…

Duterte all set for debut on int’l stage at ASEAN Summit in Laos

Monday, 05 September 2016 11:45 Written by
  President Duterte will make his debut on the international stage when he attends a regional summit in Laos this week even after a deadly explosion in a Davao City night market.The President is scheduled to depart Davao City on…

PRRD instructs DSWD to include OFWs in its protective custody as 114 distressed workers from Saudi Arabia arrives

Monday, 05 September 2016 11:38 Written by
QUEZON CITY, Sept 5 - Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo relayed to the public the report of the inter-agency Humanitarian Mission team in Riyadh that 118 stranded OFWs from Saudi Oger Takashussi Camp were repatriated…

UN slams deadly terrorist attack in Philippines

Monday, 05 September 2016 11:31 Written by
  UNITED NATIONS — The UN Security Council and UN Secretary-Generl Ban Ki-moon on Sunday condemned a deadly terrorist attack on a Philippine night market that killed at least 14 people, stressing the need to bring perpetrators to justice.

What is state of lawless violence?

Sunday, 04 September 2016 17:16 Written by
LAW EXPERTS on Saturday said the people’s rights should not be affected by President Duterte’s declaration of a “state of lawlessness,” as it is limited to calling out the military to help the police suppress violence.Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II…

DSWD welcomes filing of bill amending Republic Act 8972 otherwise known as Solo Parents Welfare Act of 2000

Friday, 02 September 2016 11:36 Written by
QUEZON CITY, Sept 2 - As the lead agency in social protection mandated to protect, serve and empower the disadvantaged and vulnerable sectors, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) supports the filing today at 10:30 am of the…

Philippines eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant

Thursday, 01 September 2016 14:01 Written by
The Philippines may revive a nuclear power plant that was completed 32 years ago but never switched on due to safety fears, the government said Wednesday.The spokesman for new President Rodrigo Duterte said the government is considering brining the $2.3…

Volunteerism, restoring human dignity exemplify 2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 11:48 Written by
Asia’s Premier Prize – the Ramon Magsaysay Award will be presented today to this year’s laureates – three outstanding men, women and three organizations – who have greatly contributed to the betterment of many lives and their communities in ceremonies…
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