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House OKs bill granting OFWs the right to equal protection on money claims

MANILA, Aug 25 (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure granting Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) the right to equal protection on money claims in case their employment abroad has been terminated. House Bill […]
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Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

This is not a story about boxing. This is not a sports article nor an analysis of who should have won the “fight of the century”. It is however, a story about good vs. evil – and I don’t mean Floyd Mayweather. […]
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Kentex to pay P8K salary to survivors, families of Valenzuela factory fire victims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The company that owns the gutted slipper factory and warehouse in Valenzuela City is set to give P8,000 to the families of the victims and survivors on Saturday afternoon. Atty. Renato Paraiso, lawyer of Kentex Manufacturing Corporation, […]
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Trillanes asks SC to stop K-12 Program

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has asked the Supreme Court to stop the controversial K to 12 Program, created under Republic Act 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 and which added two more years in […]
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Senator reiterates call to end age discrimination in work

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A senator on Friday reiterated her call for an end to age discrimination in the workplace. “Job fairs organized by government agencies and private firms have become staple activities every year on Labor Day. But how many […]
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Better anti-trafficking laws, higher paying jobs to prevent another Mary Jane – senators

MANILA, May 1 (Mabuhay) – As the country celebrates Labor Day, at least two senators on Friday pushed for policies that they believe would prevent another Filipino migrant worker from being placed on another country’s death row like Mary Jane […]
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Watch AARP webinar on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders age 50-plus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP convened a panel to discuss key issues – caregiving, economic security, health and healthcare – impacting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) age 50-plus. The webinar was open to the public and transmitted live from Washington, […]
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Mandatory employment of lifeguards in public pools sought

  MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a measure mandating the employment of qualified lifeguards at all public swimming pools and bathing facilities to protect the public especially the children. Rep. Sherwin T. Gatchalian (1st District, Valenzuela City) said […]
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President Aquino honors youth organizations in 12th TAYO Awards

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III led the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards ceremony held in Malacañang Palace on Tuesday to recognize the contributions of youth organizations to nation building. In his speech, President Aquino said that...
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Aquino meets with families of PNP-SAF 44, checks status of assistance being given

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday evening met anew with the families of the 44 troopers of the police’s Special Action Force (SAF) killed last month in an encounter with Moro rebels, to fulfill the government’s […]