Category: Politics & Governance

DSWD, employees sign historic CNA recognizing ‘MOA workers’

“This is part of our aim of providing efficient, caring, and compassionate service. In order to do this, we believe that we must also give due attention to the situation of the employees.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development management and the DSWD-Social Welfare Employees Association…

GRP, NDFP peace panels agree on 6 points

Both panels already initialed their joint drafts of the affirmation of previously signed agreements, reconstitution of NDFP’s list of Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (Jasig)-protected personnel, acceleration of the peace negotiations, the mode of interim ceasefire, general amnesty of NDFP-listed political detainees, and the convening of the Joint Monitoring Committee of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL).

Makabayan solons to push for substantial wage hikes, social services in 2017 budget

The Makabayan bloc wants to make sure that the people’s money will be allocated for basic social services. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA – Progressive partylist lawmakers are set to push for substantial wage increases and increased funds for social services in a “pork barrel-free” 2017 budget, which is set to be deliberated…

Gov’t employees call for release of detained colleague

Emmanuel “Manny” Mulawan Sr. exposed the irregularities in the bidding and awarding of a Bulk Water Supply Project in Cagayan de Oro City, but instead of being recognized for his efforts, he was arrested on a trumped up charge of rape, which allegedly was committed in Cavite, and has been languishing in the Imus, Cavite Jail for two years already.